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D.R. Horton Net Income Rose 11% in Q4 2015   Full Article
Fort Worth, TX, January 28, 2016—D.R. Horton, Inc. reported that net income for its first fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2015 increased 11% to $157.7 million, or $0.42 per diluted share.

Per Yard Assessment Fee for California Carpet Sales Doubled   Full Article
Sacramento, CA, January 28, 2016—The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) and CalRecycle announced an updated assessment fee of $0.20 per square yard on all carpet sold or shipped in California, effective April 1.

New Home Sales Rose 10.8% in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, January 27, 2016—Sales of new single-family houses in December 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 544,000, according to estimates released by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Construction Employment Expanded in 44 States in 2015   Full Article
Washington, DC, January 27, 2016— Forty-four states and the District of Columbia added construction jobs in 2015, according to analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Armstrong Launches Elevate, New Retail Support Program   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, January 27, 2016—Armstrong has launched its new customer-centric program, Elevate, a comprehensive retail support program to help specialty flooring retailers grow their businesses.

Tarkett Rolls Out Updated Safe-T-First System   Full Article
Solon, OH, January 27, 2016—Tarkett has introduced its newly updated Safe-T-First System (STF).

BSCAI Announces New Leadership   Full Article
Chicago, IL, January 27, 2016—Building Service Contractors Association International (BSCAI) announces the installation of its newly elected officers and directors.

Upofloor Announces Partnership with Design Materials   Full Article
Altamonte Springs, FL, January 27, 2016—Upofloor America’s Inc. announced that it has appointed independent agency Design Materials to represent its product line in the southern California market.

Aacer Flooring Completes Prefinished Line Expansion   Full Article
Peshtigo, WI, January 26, 2016—Aacer Flooring has completed its prefinished line expansion and shipped its inaugural order.

NAHB Chief Economist David Crowe Set to Retire   Full Article
Washington, DC, January 26, 2016—The National Association of Home Builders announced during the International Builders’ Show that chief economist David Crowe, Ph.D., will retire on March 18 of this year.