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Mortgage-Crisis Foreclosures Soon to Be Wiped from Credit Reports   Full Article
New York, NY, July 8, 2016—Between 2006 and 2010, 6.8 million Americans lost their homes to foreclosures or short sales, according to Bloomberg News.

Jobs Rebound in June with 287K Additions   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 8, 2016—Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 287,000 in June, and the unemployment rate rose to 4.9%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Phenix Flooring Taps Mike Donarumo as Regional VP of Sales, Southwest   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 11, 2016—Phenix Flooring has announced that Mike Donarumo has joined the company as regional vice president of sales, southwest region.

Construction Employment Flat in June   Full Article
Arlington, VA, July 11, 2016—Construction employment totaled 6,643,000 in June, matching the level in May, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Carpet Recycling UK Names Sustainability Award Winners   Full Article
Stockport, UK, July 8, 2016—Carpet Recycling UK celebrated the achievements of its members at its eighth annual conference and awards event at the Leicester City Football Club, according to Recycling Today.

Two Ecore Employees Headed to 2016 Summer Olympics   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, July 8, 2016—Ecore is proud to announce two of its employees will participate in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August. Lauren Crandall and Stefanie Fee have worked part-time at Ecore since December 2013.

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Considers Traction Labeling   Full Article
Southland, TX, July 8, 2016—The National Floor Safety Institute has petitioned the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission to require floorcovering manufacturers to label their products' traction, reports Yahoo Finance.

CCA Floors & Interiors Forms Home Interiors Group   Full Article
Alexandria, VA, July 8, 2016—CCA Floors & Interiors has announced the formation of a new home interiors group, which has been created to capitalize on the natural synergies that exist between its retail and building & insurance divisions.

Private Sector Employers Added 172K Jobs in June   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, July 7, 2016—Private sector employment increased by 172,000 jobs from May to June, according to the June ADP National Employment Report.

Woolshire Carpet Mills Hires Marc Huppert as VP of Sales & Marketing   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, July 7, 2016—Woolshire Carpet Mills announces the addition of Marc Huppert as vice president of sales and marketing, effective June 20.