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Manufacturing Sector Contracts for First Time Since November 2012   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, December 1, 2015—The November PMI registered 48.6%, a decrease of 1.5 percentage points from the October reading of 50.1%.

NAFCD Names Winners of Lifetime Achievement & Growth Awards   Full Article
Chicago, IL, December 1, 2015—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors announced its NAFCD Lifetime Achievement Award and NAFCD Growth Award recipients at the 2015 NAFCD Annual Convention.

One in Three Regret DIYing a Home Improvement Project, Zillow Digs   Full Article
Seattle, WA, December 1, 2015—Three quarters of homeowners completed a do-it-yourself project in the past three years; however, nearly 40% of them wish they hadn't, according to a new survey from home design site Zillow Digs.

FCICA Receiving Applications for Scholarship for CIM Program   Full Article
West Bloomfield, MI, December 1, 2015—FCICA, in cooperation with ARDEX Americas and Nora Systems, Inc., has announced a special offering of the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship for the Certified Installation Manager program.

Consumer Sentiment Rose in 1.4% in November   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, November 30, 2015—Consumer sentiment rose 1.4% to 91.3 in November, according to final results from the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers.

Pending Home Sales Inched Upward in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 30, 2015—Pending home sales were mostly unchanged in October, but shifted marginally higher after two straight months of declines, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Innovations@Domotex Juried Showcase of Products Announced   Full Article
Hannover, DE, November 30, 2015—Flooring products for the upcoming Innovations@Domotex showcase have been chosen.

October New Home Sales Jumped 10.7%   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 25, 2015—New home sales rose 10.7% in October to a seasonally adjusted rate of 495,000, according to the Commerce Department.

Orders for Durable Goods Up 3% in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, November 25, 2015--New orders for manufactured durable goods in October increased $6.9 billion or 3.0% to $239.0 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau has announced.

John Wells, President of Interface Americas, Announces Retirement   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, November 24, 2015--John Wells, president of Interface Americas, officially announced today that he will retire effective June 1, 2016.