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Construction Unemployment Falls to 17-Year Low   Full Article
Arlington, VA, February 8, 2016—Construction firms added 18,000 workers in January, as the industry's unemployment rate declined to a 17-year low of 8.5%, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Armstrong Announces Price Increase in Canada   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, February 8, 2016--Armstrong announced that it will initiate a price increase for select products effective with shipments on April 1, 2016.

Registration for Dwell on Design Now Open   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, February 8, 2016—Registration is now open for the Los Angeles Dwell on Design, which will take place June 24 to 26 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Attendance for NAHB's International Builders' Show Announced   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 8, 2016—More than 110,000 housing industry professionals packed the aisles at Design & Construction Week held January 19 to 22 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Builder Confidence in 55+ Housing Market Ends 2015 on Positive Note   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 5, 2016— Builder confidence in the single-family 55+ housing market remained strong in the fourth quarter of 2015 with a reading of 61, according to the National Association of Home Builders' 55+ Housing Market Index.

Unemployment Rate Little Changed at 4.9% in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 5, 2016—Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 151,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.9%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

Trade Deficit Widened in December as Exports Fell   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 5, 2016— The goods and services deficit was $43.4 billion in December, up $1.1 billion from $42.2 billion in November, revised, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced.

Arborite Entering the Residential Sector with Kitchen Collection   Full Article
Montreat, CA, February 5, 2016—Arborite is entering the residential sector with Maison, a new family of products designed exclusively for the kitchen.

Invista Names Winners of Stainmaster Carpet Top Dog Sales Competition   Full Article
Kennesaw, GA, February 5, 2016—Invista is pleased to officially announce the five nationwide store winners in its Stainmaster Carpet Top Dog Sales Competition.

Domotex Asia/Chinafloor Pre-Registration Open   Full Article
Shanghai, CH, February 5, 2016—The 18th edition of Domotex Asia/Chinafloor will take place from March 22 to 24 in Shanghai, China.