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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.

Dixie Group Completes Public Stock Offering   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, May 21, 2014 -- The Dixie Group said it has completed its public stock offering of 2.5 million shares.

Greenpeace Pursues Lumber Liquidators   Full Article
Williamsburg, VA, May 20, 2014 -- Conservation group Greenpeace says that Lumber Liquidators may be selling flooring made from illegally harvested Brazilian wood, according to the Williamsburg Yorktown Daily.

Weather Hurts Home Depot Results   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, May 20, 2014 -- Home Depot reported that first quarter net income rose to $1.38 billion, or $1.00 per share, from $1.23 billion, or $0.83 per share, a year earlier.