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Home Depot Plans Major Fall Launch of LifeProof Carpet   Full Article
Green Bay, WI, July 8, 2015—Home Depot is launching an exclusive new line called LifeProof Carpet, according to an in-store presentation seen by Jeff Macco, CEO of Macco’s Floor Covering.

Tricycle Forum Explored Role of Virtual Tools in Flooring Design   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, July 8, 2015—The connection between creativity, authentic design, and virtual tools was the topic of a panel discussion called Virtual Tools/Authentic Design, sponsored by Chattanooga-based flooring software firm Tricycle Inc.

Ecore Settles Lawsuit Against Pliteq   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, July 8, 2015—Ecore has successfully settled a lawsuit against rival Pliteq and Paul Downey, its chief executive officer, according to Lancaster Online.

American Tile & Stone Opens Denver, Colorado Facility   Full Article
Denver, CO, July 8, 2015—American Tile & Stone has opened a new showroom and warehouse in Denver, Colorado.

NWFA Petitions Congress in Support of Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015   Full Article
Chesterfield, MO, July 8, 2015—The National Wood Flooring Association has sent a letter to Congress in support of The Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2015, H.R. 2647.

IIDA NY Announces New Chapter President   Full Article
New York, NY, July 8, 2015—The International Interior Design Association’s New York Chapter has announced the appointment of Katie Michael­-Battaglia as chapter president.

ASID Announces 2015 National Honors Recipients   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 8, 2015—The American Society of Interior Designers has announced its 2015 National Honors recipients.

BASF Increasing Prices on Caprolactam and Polyamide 6   Full Article
Wyandotte, MI, July 7, 2015—BASF will begin increasing the price for caprolactam and polyamide 6 (PA) polymer by $0.10 per pound in North America.

Trade Deficit Increases on Lower Volume   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 7, 2015—The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis have announced that the goods and services deficit was $41.9 billion in May, up $1.2 billion from $40.7 billion in April, revised.

Bostik Official Supplier of Tour de France 2015   Full Article
Wauwatosa, WI, July 7, 2015--Bostik, Inc. will be an official supplier of Tour de France 2015.