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Construction Spending Rose 8.7% YOY in First Four Months of 2016   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 1, 2016—Construction spending during April 2016 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,133.9 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce announced.

CARE Names 2016 Award Winners   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 1, 2016—The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE), which develops new processes, products, equipment and markets that reuse the valuable raw materials of post-consumer carpet, awarded Aquafil USA the CARE Recycler of the Year.

Florida Tile Partners with Microban to Provide Antimicrobial Protection   Full Article
Huntersville, NC, June 1, 2016—Microban International has announced its partnership with Florida Tile to include Microban antimicrobial product protection in a number of their ceramic tile lines.

Purchasing Managers Index Records Gain in May   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, June 1, 2016—The May Purchasing Managers Index registered 51.3%, an increase of 0.5 percentage point from the April reading of 50.8%.

Milliken Opens Distribution Center in LaGrange, GA   Full Article
Spartansburg, SC, June 1, 2016—Milliken has announced the opening of the Milliken Distribution Center in LaGrange, Georgia, in its former administrative and design building.

Sergenian's Floor Coverings Moves Operations & Warehousing   Full Article
Madison, WI, June 1, 2016—Sergenian’s Floor Coverings announces the move of its distribution center and warehouse, commercial sales division and administrative offices to a new east side location in Madison, Wisconsin.

Tarkett to Attend World Economic Forum’s ASEAN Summit   Full Article
Solon, OH, June 1, 2016-- Tarkett will attend the World Economic Forum’s ASEAN summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on June 1 and 2.

Home Prices Up 5.2% in March   Full Article
New York, NY, May 31, 2016—The S&P/Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price Index, covering all nine U.S. census divisions, reported a 5.2% annual gain in March, down from 5.3% the previous month.

Personal Income Up 0.4% in April, Disposable Personal Income Up 0.5%   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 31, 2016-- Personal income increased $69.8 billion, or 0.4%, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $63.5 billion, or 0.5%, in April, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

CarpetsPlus Colortile Announces Dates, Location for 2016 Summit   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, May 31, 2016—CarpetsPlus Colortile will hold its 2016 Summit in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania at the Sheraton Station Square, September 24 to 26.