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T&L Distributing Expands its Distribution with IVC US   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 4, 2016—IVC US is excited to announce that T&L Distributing is expanding its product portfolio and distribution coverage to all three of IVC US’s floorcovering offerings across multiple states.

Office Sector Posts Growth in First Quarter, WSJ   Full Article
New York, NY, April 4, 2016—The U.S. office market grew by 10 million square feet in the first quarter, reports the Wall Street Journal, an indication of strength in the economy as employers continue to expand.

NeoCon Announces 2016 CEU Line-Up   Full Article
Chicago, IL, April 4, 2016--NeoCon will take place June 13 to 15 at The Mart, Chicago, and the 2016 program includes over 100 CEU-accredited sessions.

Construction Firms Added 37,000 Jobs In March   Full Article
Arlington, VA, April 4, 2016—Construction employment rose sharply in March by 37,000 for the month and 301,000 for the year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Haines to Distribute QEP Lines in Florida   Full Article
Boca Raton, FL, April 4, 2016—Q.E.P. Co., Inc.’s long-term partner, Haines, will now take the Harris Wood, Harris Cork and Harris LVC product lines into the state of Florida.

Armstrong Flooring Debuts as Independent Company   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, April 1, 2016—Armstrong Flooring made its official debut as an independent, publically traded company today.

Construction Spending Up 1.5% in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 1, 2016— Construction spending during January 2016 was estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $1,140.8 billion, 1.5% above the revised December estimate of $1,123.5 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced.

March Consumer Sentiment Rose from Preliminary Expectations   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, April 1, 2016—Consumer sentiment fell 0.8% in March to 91.0 from February’s 91.7 mark, according to the final results from the University of Michigan’s Survey of Consumers.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Names Michael Molitor as Senior Fellow   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, April 1, 2016— Michael Molitor, an academic and consultant, has been named a senior fellow of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.

Purchasing Managers' Index Up 2.3 Percentage Points in March   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, April 1, 2016—The March PMI registered 51.8%, an increase of 2.3 percentage points from the February reading of 49.5%, according to the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.