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Fuse Alliance Members Boost Carpet Reclamation   Full Article
Laguna Niguel, CA, Feb. 24, 2015 -- Fuse Alliance said that its commercial flooring contractor members diverted more than 6.6 million pounds of carpet waste from landfills in 2014 through the organization’s Ecollect program.

Builder Toll Brothers Reports Higher Income, Revenue   Full Article
Horsham, PA, Feb. 24, 2015 -- Luxury home builder Toll Brothers reported that its first quarter net income rose to $81.3 million, or $0.44 per share, from $45.6 million, or $0.25 per share, a year earlier.

Schönox, HPS North America Sign Multi-Year Agreement   Full Article
Florence, AL, Feb. 24, 2015 – Schönox GmbH and HPS North America said they have signed a multi-year operating agreement.

Recofloor Sets Recycling Record in Fifth Year   Full Article
London, England, Feb. 24, 2015 -- Vinyl recycling program Recofloor said it has achieved a new collection record--500 tons of waste vinyl flooring sent back for recycling into flooring or other products in 12 months.

Armstrong To Split Into Two Separate Companies   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Feb. 23, 2015 -- Armstrong World Industries said it plans to split the company into two separate publicly-traded businesses, one focusing on flooring and the other on ceilings.

Armstrong Reports Lower Income, Sales in Q4   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Feb. 23, 2015 -- Armstrong World Industries reported fourth quarter net income of $10.6 million, a decrease of 54% from $23.4 million in net income in the fourth quarter of 2013.

Existing Home Sales Fall in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 23, 2015 -- Home resales in January fell 4.9% to an annual rate of 4.82 million units, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Mortgage Credit Availability Improves in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 23, 2015 -- Mortgage credit availability increased in January, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Mohawk Reports Highest Adjusted Q4 Earnings Ever   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, Feb. 20, 2015 -- Mohawk Industries reported fourth quarter net earnings of $147 million and earnings per share of $2.00 on net sales of $1.95 billion.

Home Rental Prices Increase in January   Full Article
New York, NY, Feb. 20, 2015 -- Home rental prices continued to rise in January across the country, although they remained flat in some areas of the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic, real estate data firm Zillow said.