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Builder Confidence Holds at 58 for Third Consecutive Month   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 18, 2016—Builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes remained unchanged in April at a level of 58 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI).

Construction Employment Rose in 44 States & DC Over Last 12 Months   Full Article
Arlington, VA, April 18, 2016—Forty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs between March 2015 and March 2016, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Consumer Sentiment Down 1.4% in April   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, April 18, 2016—Consumer sentiment fell 1.4% to 89.7 in April from March’s 91.0 rate, according to preliminary results from the University of Michigan Survey of Consumers.

Crossville Announces 2015 Recycling Totals   Full Article
Crossville, TN, April 18, 2016—Crossville Inc. recycled 16,939,634 pounds of fired porcelain in 2015.

Industrial Production Down 0.6% in March, 2.2% for Q1   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 15, 2016—Industrial production decreased 0.6% in March for a second month in a row, according to the Federal Reserve.

Vision Design Award Winners Announced   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, April 15, 2016—The winners of the seventh annual Vision Design Awards have been announced.

Rent Costs Up 3.7% in March, as Demand Continues to Outpace Supply   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 15, 2016—The cost of rent rose 3.7% year-over-year in March, the Labor Department reported in its Consumer Price Index, marking the fourth straight month of significant rise.

Fred Zebro Joins Mohawk Group as Regional VP   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, April 15, 2016—Mohawk Group has announced that experienced contract interiors furnishings and finishes leader Fred Zebro has joined the company as regional vice president for the New York-New Jersey region.

Caesar Ceramics Awarded OHSAS Health and Safety Certification   Full Article
Fiorano Modenese, IT, April 15, 2016—Caesar Ceramics was recently awarded OHSAS 18001 Certification.

Nydree Sponsors Race to Raise Awareness of Foster Care Crisis   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, April 15, 2016—Nydree Flooring is a premier corporate sponsor of the Promise686 team participating in the Tough Mudder: Atlanta obstacle race on May 7.