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Novalis Named Official Flooring Sponsor for Shanghai Rolex Tennis Masters   Full Article
Toronto, ON, November 10, 2015—For the sixth straight year, Novalis Innovative Flooring has been named the official flooring sponsor for the Shanghai Rolex Tennis Masters, one of the largest tournaments in the world and a favorite in the ATP1000 series.

Mohawk Recognized for Its Loyal Employees   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, November 10, 2015—Mohawk was named number six on the "Top Ten Companies with the Most Loyal Employees" list by, according to the Times Free Press.

Green Seal Introduces Revised Standard for Architectural Coatings   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 10, 2015—Green Seal has introduced a revised version of its GS-11 Standard that is expanded to cover most types of architectural coatings on the market today.

Mohawk Participated in Homebuilder's Kitchen Throwdown Event   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, November 10, 2015—Mohawk Flooring recently participated in the Pulte Group’s Kitchen Throwdown Event.

FCICA Partners with Sz15 Logistics   Full Article
West Bloomfield, MI, November 10, 2015—FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, has entered into an agreement with Sz15 Logistics to be a preferred provider for freight transportation management services.

Shannon Specialty Floors Extends Relationship with Design Materials   Full Article
Milwaukee, WI, November 10, 2015—Shannon Specialty Floors, Inc. has announced that it has extended the representation of its products with independent agency, Design Materials of Pasadena, California.

D.R. Horton Reports Q4 Increase of 35% Year over Year   Full Article
Fort Worth, TX, November 10, 2015—D.R. Horton has reported that pre-tax income for its fourth fiscal quarter increased 35% to $338.8 million, compared to $250.8 million in the same quarter of fiscal 2014.

Builder Confidence in Senior Housing Rose in Third Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 9, 2015—Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remains strong in the third quarter of 2015 with a reading of 60, up three points from the previous quarter, according to the NAHB 55+ Housing Market Index.

Construction Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.2%   Full Article
Arlington, VA, November 9, 2015—Construction firms added 31,000 workers in October as the industry's unemployment rate declined to 6.2% amid robust demand for construction, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Unemployment Rate at 5.0% in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 6, 2015—Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 271,000 in October, and the unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 5.0%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.