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Philadelphia-Area Manufacturing Falls in December   Full Article
Philadelphia, PA, Dec. 18, 2014 -- The Philadelphia Fed’s manufacturing index decreased 16 points to 24.5 this month.

Architecture Billings Index Falls but Remains Positive   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 17, 2014 -- The Architecture Billings Index declined in November but remained positive for the seventh consecutive month.

Mortgage Application Volume Drops   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 17, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume fell last week and interest rates declined to their lowest level since May 2013, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Shaw Names Its 2015 Color of the Year   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Shaw Floors has named Lady in Grey as its 2015 Color of the Year.

Consumer Prices Decline in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 17, 2014 -- Consumer prices fell the most in nearly six years in November, the Labor Department said.

CRI, CARE Form Stewardship Program   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Dec. 16, 2014 -- The Carpet and Rug Institute and Carpet America Recovery Effort have formed a voluntary product stewardship program to assist sorters of post-consumer carpet diverted from the nation's landfills.

Housing Starts, Permits Fall but Remain Above 1M   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 16, 2014 -- Home construction starts in the U.S. exceeded a 1 million annualized pace in November for a third consecutive month, according to the Commerce Department.

HB Fuller Names Two Business Directors   Full Article
Aurora, IL?, Dec. 16, 2014 -- H.B. Fuller Construction Products has promoted Rachel Gibbons to the newly created position of business director for the Wholesale Flooring Distribution segment.

Armstrong Names New Board Member   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Dec. 16, 2014 -- Armstrong said that Gregory P. Spivy, a partner at ValueAct Capital, has been named to the Armstrong board of directors, effective immediately.

NWFA To Hold Two Workshops at Surfaces   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, Dec. 16, 2014 -- The National Wood Flooring Association said it will conduct two one-day training sessions in January in Las Vegas in conjunction with the Surfaces convention.