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Multifamily Production Index Remains Positive   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 2, 2014 -- The Multifamily Production Index, an indicator for the multifamily market released by the National Association of Home Builders, posted a gain of five points to a reading of 58 for the second quarter.

Carpet Plus Cork Recycling Yields Tile Flooring   Full Article
Charlottesville, VA, Sept. 2, 2014 -- Carpet Plus said its Re-Cork C’Ville program has collected over 1.1 million cork stoppers from its 60+ participating locations in the Charlottesville area.

Pinnacle Gets New Headquarters in Texas   Full Article
Carrollton, TX, Sept. 2, 2014 -- Pinnacle Interior Elements has moved into a new corporate headquarters in Carrollton.

Consumer Sentiment Rises in August   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Aug. 29, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment rose in August, according to the University of Michigan/Thomson Reuters consumer-sentiment index.

Consumer Spending Declines in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 29, 2014 -- Consumer spending fell in July, according to the Commerce Department.

CBC Flooring Signs Distributor Surfaces Central   Full Article
Commack, NY, Aug. 29, 2014 -- CBC Flooring has signed a distribution agreement with Surfaces Central, based in Columbus, Ohio.

Pinnacle Signs Distribution Agreement With Derr   Full Article
Carrollton, TX, Aug. 29, 2014 -- Hardwood maker Pinnacle Interior Elements has signed a distribution agreement with Derr Flooring Co.

Chicago Area Manufacturing Spikes Higher   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Aug. 29, 2014 -- Chicago PMI, a measure of manufacturing, surged to a reading of 64.3 in August from 52.6 in July

Shaw Files Infringement Suit Over 'Epic'   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, Aug. 28, 2014 -- Shaw Industries is suing Carlisle Wide Plank Floors for trademark infringement and deceptive trade practices, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

Pending Home Sales Highest in 11 Months   Full Article
Washington, DC, Aug. 28, 2014 -- Pending home sales rose 3.3% in July to reach the highest level in 11 months, according to the National Association of Realtors.