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Panel Producer Kronospan Buys Clarion Boards & Clarion Laminate   Full Article
East Aboga, AL, December 21, 2015—Clarion Boards and Clarion Laminate Plant have been acquired by Kronospan.

Doug Metchick Named President of Laticrete Supercap   Full Article
Bethany, CT, December 21, 2015—Doug Metchick has been named president of Laticrete Supercap, LLC.

Novalis Recognized at Guangzhou Design Week for AVA Commercial LVF   Full Article
Toronto, ON, December 21, 2015—Novalis Innovative Flooring was honored at Guangzhou Design Week in Guangzhou, China.

Construction Employment Posts Widespread Growth in November   Full Article
Arlington, VA, December 21, 2015—Strong demand for construction projects fueled job growth in November in 38 states compared to October and in all but six states over the past 12 months, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Desire to Buy A Home Strong Among Young Renters   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 18, 2015—Nearly all young renters eventually want to buy a home, and a convincing majority still view homeownership as part of their American Dream, according to a new survey released by NAR.

Wayfair Accused of Selling Flooring with High Formaldehyde Levels   Full Article
Boston, MA, December 18, 2015—Wayfair has come under scrutiny for selling flooring and furniture with excessively high formaldehyde levels, according to the Hardwood, Plywood & Veneer Association.

Deadline Near for Dealer/Contractor Young Professional Competition   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, December 18, 2015—The deadline is approaching for nominations in the Floor Focus Young Professional Award competition.

Domotex Asia/Chinafloor and TISE Team Up for Mutual Endorsement   Full Article
Shanghai, CN, December 18, 2015—Domotex Asia/Chinafloor and The International Surface Event have entered into a mutual endorsement agreement.

Certified Installation Manager Scholarship Applications Due By Tomorrow   Full Article
West Bloomfield, MI, December 18, 2015—Applications for the Bruce Newbrough Memorial Scholarship for the FCICA CIM program must be submitted by December 19.

Fed Raises Interest Rate for the First Time in Nearly a Decade   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 17, 2015—The Federal Reserve raised the interest rate from a range of 0% to 0.25% to a range of 0.25% to 0.5% yesterday.