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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.

Lumber Liquidators Sued Over Line of Bamboo   Full Article
New York, NY, Dec. 15, 2014 -- A class action suit has been filed against Lumber Liquidators in California federal court alleging that a line of bamboo flooring is defective.

Home Builder Confidence Edges Down in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Following a four-point uptick last month, confidence among single-family home builders fell one point in December to 57 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

Tarkett Publishes EPDs for Rubber Products   Full Article
Chagrin Falls, OH, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Tarkett said it has published Environmental Product Declarations for the Johnsonite Arcade Rubber Sheet Flooring and Johnsonite BaseWorks Thermoset Rubber Wall Base.

New York Manufacturing Falls in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Manufacturing activity in New York declined substantially in December, according to the latest Empire State manufacturing report from the New York Federal Reserve.

Millken Collection Wins Design Award for Sustainability   Full Article
New York, NY, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Milliken's modular carpet collection Inis Mór won a Best of Year award in a new category at this year's Interior Design Magazine awards.

Domotex Asia/ChinaFloor to Connect Exhibitors With Attendees   Full Article
Shanghai, China, Dec. 12, 2014 -- Domotex has developed programs to help exhibitors better connect with attendees of the Domotex Asia/ChinaFloor expo, held March 24-26 at the Shanghai New International Expo Center.

Crude Oil Prices Fall Below $60   Full Article
New York, NY, Dec. 12, 2014 -- Crude oil fell below $60 a barrel for the first time in five years, prompting the fastest selloff in oil prices since 2008.

Unilin Announces Workforce Reduction at a West Virgina Hardwood Plant   Full Article
Holden, WV, Dec. 12, 2014 -- Unilin announced a workforce reduction of 47 employees at a West Virginia hardwood plant.