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NWFA Announces Formation of Four New Legacy Scholarships   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, September 10, 2015—The National Wood Flooring Association has announced four new NWFA Legacy Scholarships have been established in honor of four men who made significant impacts in the association and the wood flooring industry.

Job Openings Hit Record High in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 10, 2015—The number of job openings again rose to a series high of 5.8 million on the last business day of July, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

Home Construction Not Keeping Up with Job Creation in Many Markets   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 10, 2015—Despite positive improvements in the labor market in recent years, new home construction is currently insufficient in a majority of metro areas, according to new research from the National Association of Realtors.

IVC US Picks Up Shnier as Distributor to Western Canada   Full Article
Dalton, GA, September 10, 2015—Shnier will join IVC US’s network of distributors to service Western Canada, beginning January 4, 2016.

Merchant Wholesaler Sales & Inventories Down in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, September 10, 2015—July 2015 sales of merchant wholesalers were $449.5 billion, down 0.3% from the revised June level and down 4.2% from the July 2014 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

Mullican Flooring Celebrates 30 Years at Greenbriar Resort   Full Article
White Sulphur Springs, WV, September 9, 2015—Mullican Flooring is hosting a celebration in honor of its 30th year of business with a gathering at Greenbriar Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

Mahesh Ramanujam to Take Over as CEO of USGBC at Close of '16   Full Article
Washington, D.C., September 9, 2015—The U.S. Green Building Council board of directors announced today that USGBC’s chief operating officer Mahesh Ramanujam has been named incoming chief executive officer. ?

Välinge Makes Donation for Humanitarian Aid for Syrian Refugees   Full Article
Viken, SW, September 9, 2015—Välinge Innovation has made a contribution of $11,862 (100,000 SEK) to the on-going refugee crisis.

Surya Announces Winners of Surya Spaces Contest   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, September 9 2015—Surya has announced the winners of its second Surya Spaces Contest.

Halex Corporation Joins Fuse Alliance as a Preferred Supplier   Full Article
Laguna Niguel, CA, September 9, 2015—Halex Corporation has joined the Fuse Alliance network as a preferred supplier.