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Milliken Names Hutchison VP Global Design   Full Article
Spartanburg, SC, June 4, 2014 -- Milliken said it has named Bob Hutchison vice president of global design for the Milliken floor covering division.

Private Sector Creates 179K Jobs in May   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, June 4, 2014 -- Private sector employment increased by 179,000 jobs in May, according to the May ADP National Employment Report.

NAHB Seeking Entries for Senior Housing Awards   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 4, 2014 -- The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) 50+ Housing Council is accepting applications for the 2015 Best of 50+ Housing Awards.

Services Sectors Grows More Than Expected   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 4, 2014 -- Growth picked up last month for the U.S. service sector, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Kennebec Lumber Signs Distributor Gehl Flooring   Full Article
Solon, Me, June 4, 2014 -- Kennebec Lumber, parent company of Maine Traditions Hardwood Flooring, said it has signed an agreement with distributor Gehl Flooring.

CRI Launches Green Label Plus for Cushion   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 3, 2014 -- The Carpet and Rug Institute, in conjunction with the Carpet Cushion Council, said it has launched the Green Label Plus program for carpet cushion products.

French-Brown Floors Partner Dies   Full Article
Dallas, TX, June 3, 2014 -- Elizabeth Swift Brown, founding partner of French-Brown Floors in Dallas, Texas, died May 23 at age 95.

Beaulieu Extends Double the Rewards Promotion   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 3, 2014 -- Beaulieu America said it is continuing its Double the Rewards promotion through the month of June.

Construction Spending Rises Less Than Expected   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 2, 2014 -- Construction spending in the U.S. rose 0.2% in April to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $953.5 billion, the U.S. Commerce Department reported Monday.

ITC Raises Chinese Anti-Dumping Penalties for Most Firms   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 2, 2014 -- Anti-dumping duties were raised for most Chinese companies involved in the engineered hardwood flooring dispute with the International Trade Commission.