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April Sales of Merchant Wholesalers Up 1.6% from March   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 9, 2015—The U.S. Census Bureau announced that April 2015 sales of merchant wholesalers were $448.3 billion, up 1.6% from the revised March level, but down 3.3% from the April 2014 level.

GBCI and CaGBC Uniting to Promote WELL Building Standard in Canada   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 9, 2015—Green Business Certification Inc. and the Canada Green Building Council announce a new agreement to promote and advance the WELL Building Standard in Canada.

Net Zero Zone Returning to Greenbuild   Full Article
Dallas, TX, June 9, 2015 – Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction and Real Estate, the U.S. Green Building Council and EMerge Alliance have announced that the Net Zero Zone will return to the 2015 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.

Haines Expanding to Larger Orlando Warehouse   Full Article
Glen Burnie, MD, June 9, 2015—Haines will relocate by year end to a new flooring warehouse in Orlando, Florida, approximately 50% larger than the current Haines facilities and less than half a mile away.

Shaw's Nantong, China Facility Earns LEED Silver   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 9, 2015—Shaw’s Asia manufacturing facility in Nantong, China has achieved LEED silver status in the new construction category.

Shaw Contract Group's London Showroom Earns Silver Ska Rating   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 9, 2015—Shaw Contract Group’s new London showroom, Hub 33, has achieved silver certification from Ska Rating, the environmental assessment tool for sustainable fit-outs within the UK.

Michael Halebian & Co. Hires Vitamin to Develop Brand Strategy   Full Article
Baltimore, MD, June 9, 2015—New Jersey-based flooring specialties distributor Michael Halebian & Co. has retained branding and public relations firm Vitamin to develop its brand strategy.

Lumber Liquidators Opens Eight New Stores, Remodels Ten   Full Article
Toano, VA, June 9, 2015—Lumber Liquidators opened eight new stores and remodeled ten others in the first five months of 2015.

Aacer Flooring to Add Prefinishing Line   Full Article
Peshtigo, WI, June 9, 2015—Aacer Flooring will add a prefinishing line to its Peshtigo, Wisconsin facility.

J+J Gets Zero Waste to Landfill Certification   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 8, 2015 -- J+J Flooring Group said it has been certified as a Zero Waste to Landfill manufacturer by GreenCircle Certified LLC., a third-party certifier of environmental claims.