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CCA Global Schedules Annual Charity Tournament   Full Article
Manchester, NH, May 22, 2014 -- CCA Global Partners has scheduled its 12th annual charity golf tournament to benefit the Floor Covering Industry Foundation for Sept. 16.

European MMFA Up to 30 Members   Full Article
Berlin, Germany, May 22, 2014 -- The Multilayer Modular Flooring Association said its membership has grown to 30 members.

Lowe's Reports Higher Earnings, Sales   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, May 21, 2014 -- Home center Lowe's reported first quarternet earnings of $624 million, a 15.6% increase over the same period a year ago. Earnings per share increased 24.5% to $0.61 from $0.49 in the first quarter of 2013.

Uzin Utz Breaks Ground on U.S. Manufacturing Site   Full Article
Dover, DE, May 21, 2014 -- Uzin Utz AG broke ground on a 53,000-square-foot facility in Dover.

Interface Products Get NSF Sustainability Certification   Full Article
Jiangsu Province, China, May 21, 2014 -- NSF Sustainability, a division of NSF International, has certified Interface’s GlasBac, GlasBac RE and CushionBac products to NSF/ANSI 140:Sustainability Assessment for Carpet.

J+J Flooring Completes EPDs on Standard Products   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 21, 2014 -- J+J Flooring Group said it has completed Environmental Product Declarations for 100% of its standard products.

Q.E.P. Reports Higher Income, Sales for Year   Full Article
Boca Raton, FL, May 21, 2014 -- Q.E.P. Co reported net income of $16.1 million for the year ended February 28, compared to $8.1 million the previous year.

Mannington Commercial Products Win ADEX Awards   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, May 21, 2014 -- Mannington Commercial said it has won eight ADEX awards for product design.

Texas Tile Manufacturing Closing Houston Site   Full Article
Houston, TX, May 21, 2014 -- Texas Tile Manufacturing will close its tile manufacturing site in Houston and eliminate 99 jobs, The Houston Chronicle reported.

Mortgage Applications Rise on Lower Rates   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 21, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume rose last week as interest rates declined, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.