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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.

Shannon Specialty Floors Debuts New PVC-Free Brand   Full Article
Milwaukee, WI, September 30, 2015—Shannon Specialty Floors, a manufacturer and supplier of flooring in the commercial market-segment, has announced its debut into the PVC-free market with its new brand: Barenaked Floors.

Conference on Wood & Forestry Issue Slated for January   Full Article
Vancouver, WA, September 30, 2015— Wood Resources International and the Western Forestry and Conservation Association’s third annual conference will take place January 28, 2016.

Hatz Names José Martínez Sánchez-Minguet as CEO   Full Article
Nules, ES, September 30, 2015—José Martínez Sánchez-Minguet has been named chief executive officer of Hatz Spain.

IICRC Offering Webinar on Growth Strategies for Restoration Firms   Full Article
Las Vegas, NV, September 30, 2015—The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) will offer a webinar titled Tips to Grow Your Restoration Firm in a Highly Competitive Marketplace on October 1.

Home Prices Index Records 4.7% YOY Gain in July, S&P/Case-Shiller   Full Article
New York, NY, September 29, 2015—The S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index recorded a slightly higher year-over-year gain with a 4.7% annual increase in July 2015 versus a 4.5% increase in June 2015.