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Construction Spending Rose in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 1, 2015—Construction spending during August 2015 was estimated at $1,086.2 billion, 0.7% above the revised July estimate of $1,079.1 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce.

Mapei Launches Free Online CEU Program   Full Article
Deerfield Beach, FL, October 1, 2015—Mapei Americas has opened a free online educational program for architects in the United States and Canada.

Manufacturing Slowed in September but Continued to Expand   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, October 1, 2015—Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in September for the 33rd consecutive month, according to the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

Dalton Wholesale Named Armstrong Elite Retailer   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, October 1, 2015—Armstrong World Industries, Inc. today announced that Dalton Wholesale, with three locations throughout Georgia, was named an Armstrong Elite Retailer.

Private Sector Employment Added 200,000 Jobs in September   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, October 1, 2015—Private sector employment increased by 200,000 jobs from August to September according to the September ADP National Employment Report.

Lorberbaum Once Again Named to Forbes 400 List   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, September 30, 2015—Mohawk CEO, Jeffrey Lorberbaum, was included as one of the richest Americans on The 2015 Forbes 400 list.

Q.E.P. Reports Q2 Sales and Announces CFO Change   Full Article
Boca Raton, FL, September 30, 2015—Q.E.P. reported net sales of $160.0 million for the six months ended August 31, an increase of $3.2 million or 2.1% from the $156.8 million reported in the same period of fiscal 2015.

Healthier Choice Promotes Jim Meadows to VP of Sales   Full Article
Dalton, GA, September 30, 2015—Jim Meadows has been appointed vice president of sales for Healthier Choice Flooring.

Cersaie Launches Day Off Installation Highlighting Indoor/Outdoor Design   Full Article
Bologna, IT, September 30, 2015—Day Off, an installation designed by Diego Grandi for Cersaie 2015, was inaugurated at Cersaie and will remain on display in Hall 29 of the Bologna trade fair complex until October 2.

Consumer Price Index Down 0.1% in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 30, 2015—The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers decreased 0.1% in August on a seasonally adjusted basis, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.