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Winners of 14th Annual Tile of Spain Awards Announced   Full Article
Madrid, SP, June 9, 2016—Tile of Spain recently announced the winners of the 14th Annual Tile of Spain Awards in the categories of Architecture and Interior Design.

Merchant Wholesaler Sales Rose 1.0% in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 9, 2016— April 2016 sales of merchant wholesalers were $434.2 billion, up 1.0% from the revised March level, but were down 2.6% from the April 2015 level, the U.S. Census Bureau has announced.

Mullican Evaluating Sites for Possible Expansion   Full Article
Johnson City, TN, June 9, 2016—Mullican Flooring is evaluating sites for a facilities expansion project in Johnson City, Tennessee; Virginia; and Kentucky.

Metroflor Hosts Distributor Trip to Chinese Manufacturing Facilities   Full Article
Norwalk, CT, June 9, 2016—In April, Metroflor Corporation hosted a trip to China for all of its distributor partners.

Multilayer Modular Flooring Association Holds Annual Meeting in Upper Bavaria   Full Article
Thansau, Upper Bavaria, June 9, 2016—The Annual Meeting of the MMFA, the Multilayer Modular Flooring Association, was held in Thansau, Upper Bavaria, May 9 to 10 at the invitation of member Schattdecor AG.

Fortune 500 List Includes Flooring Industry Companies & Associates   Full Article
New York, NY, June 8, 2016—Fortune has released its 62nd Fortune 500 list, and several companies in and associated with the flooring industry are included.

Ginger Gilbert Named Director of Product - Kinetex at J+J Flooring Group   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 8, 2016–Ginger Gilbert has been named J+J Flooring Group’s new director of product – Kinetex.

Job Openings Held Steady in April, Quits Rate at 2%   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 8, 2016—The number of job openings was little changed at 5.8 million on the last business day of April, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.

Shannon Specialty Floors Expands Partnership with Spartan Surfaces   Full Article
Milwaukee, WI, June 8, 2016—Shannon Specialty Floors has expanded its current marketing alliance with sales group, Spartan Surfaces.

NTCA Ties Record Membership Number in May   Full Article
Jackson, MS, June 8, 2016—As of the end of May, the The National Tile Contractors Association (NTCA) has already matched its previous record of 1,150 active members and expects to exceed total record membership in 2016.