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Two Mohawk Properties To Hit Auction Block   Full Article
Olean, NY, Sept. 9, 2014 -- Two Mohawk properties in Olean are scheduled to be auctioned off Oct. 4, according to a story by The Bradford Era.

Oriental Weavers Expands Presence at High Point   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Sept. 9, 2014 -- Oriental Weavers said it will open a new showroom and double the size of its High Point presence at the upcoming October market.

Armstrong Adds Installation System to Natural Creations   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Sept. 9, 2014 -- Armstrong Commercial Flooring has added its luxury vinyl tile installation system called I-Set to its Natural Creations collection.

Analyst Sees Stronger Second Half for Lumber Liquidators   Full Article
New York, NY, Sept. 8, 2014 -- Flooring industry analyst Stifel Nicolaus said it expects a stronger second half of the year for Lumber Liquidators but believes the firm will have a difficult time meeting its projected margins.

Rudd Company Names Vice President of Sales   Full Article
Seattle, WA, Sept. 8, 2014 -- Rudd Company has named Tom Parker vice president of sales.

First Woman Named Chair of Textile Machinery Association   Full Article
Frankfurt, Germany, Sept. 8, 2014 -- Regina Brückner has been named the new chairperson of the Textile Machinery Association.

Red Roof Moving Toward Hard Surfaces   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, Sept. 8, 2014 -- Carpet may be on its way out in rooms in the Red Roof hospitality chain.

Unemployment Falls but August Job Gains Muted   Full Article
Washington, DC, Sept. 5, 2014 -- Employers in the U.S. added 142,000 jobs in August, the lowest monthly total of the year, according to the Labor Department.

USG Signs Private Label Agreement With Powerhold   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Sept. 5, 2014 -- USG Corporation said it has entered a private-label agreement with Powerhold, the largest flooring accessories distributor network in the country.

Shaw Ranked Fourth on E-learning List   Full Article
Dalton, GA. Sept. 5, 2014 -- Shaw Industries ranked fourth on E-learning! magazine’s Learning! 100.