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2015 Best of NeoCon Award Winners Announced   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 15, 2015—The 2015 Best of NeoCon award winners were announced at a breakfast event on the morning of June 15.

Homebuilder Sentiment Rises More Than Expected   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 15, 2015—U.S. homebuilder sentiment rose to 59 in June, its highest level since September, according to the National Association of Home Builders.

Mohawk Completes Purchase of IVC   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, June 15, 2015—Mohawk has completed its acquisition of the IVC Group for $1.2 billion in cash and stock.

Bentley Mills & Universal Fibers Win Booth Awards at NeoCon   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 15, 2015—Winners of the 20th annual IIDA/Contract magazine Showroom & Booth Design Competition have been announced.

Assoc. for European Producers of Laminate Flooring Updates EPD   Full Article
Bielefeld, DE, June 15, 2015—The Association for European Producers of Laminate Flooring’s generic environmental product declaration for direct pressure laminate (DPL) flooring have been updated and verified by the IBU-Institut.

LL Consolidates Merchandising & Marketing Departments Under Pescara   Full Article
Toano, VA, June 15, 2015—Lumber Liquidators has announced that it is terminating chief merchandising officer William K. Schlegel and consolidating the leadership of its merchandising and marketing departments under Marco Q. Pescara.

Wool Carpet Focus Group Hosts Competition   Full Article
Bradford, UK, June 15, 2015—The Wool Carpet Focus Group is hosting a competition to determine a theme for its marketing efforts. The promotion will focus on what makes wool carpet and rugs the best choice for consumers.

NOX Opening New LVT Plant in Ohio   Full Article
Seoul, SKR, June 12, 2015—NOX, a South Korean OEM/ODM manufacturer of luxury vinyl tile, has announced that it will open a state-of-the-art LVT manufacturing facility in Fostoria, Ohio by the end of 2015.

Mohawk's Design Team Recognized in American Inhouse Design Awards   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, June 12, 2015—Mohawk Flooring’s in-house design team has been awarded four accolades from the American Inhouse Design Awards, which recognizes work by in-house designers.

Consumer Confidence Rose in June, Up Almost 15% YOY, Says U of M   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, June 12, 2015—Consumer confidence rose 4.3% to 94.6 in June, from 90.7 in May, according to the University of Michigan’s Survey of Consumers, regaining its average level recorded since the start of the year.