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Mohawk Moves Up on Fortune 500 List   Full Article
New York, NY, June 23, 2014 -- Mohawk Industries ranked number 357 on this year's Fortune 500 list with revenues of $7.35 billion, an increase of 27% from the previous year.

Beaulieu Holding Job Fair Tuesday in Gainsville   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 23, 2014 -- Flooring maker Beaulieu America will be conducting a job fair on Tuesday, June 24, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Georgia Department of Labor in Gainesville, Georgia.

USGBC Issues Report on Green Housing   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 23, 2014 -- The U.S. Green Building Council estimates that there are as many as 150,000 LEED-certified green housing units worldwide, a number that more than doubled between 2011 and 2012.

Karndean CEO Wins Regional Entrepreneur Award   Full Article
Export, PA, June 23, 2014 -- Karndean Designflooring said that CEO Ed Perrin has received the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Award in the Western Pennsylvania and West Virginia program.

Mortgage Rates Remain Near Historic Lows   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 20, 2014 -- Average fixed mortgage interest rates fell slightly this week and remain near historic lows.

Zacks Issues 'Strong Sell' on Lumber Liquidators   Full Article
New York, NY, June 20, 2014 -- Zacks Investment Research has downgraded shares of Lumber Liquidators to a Strong Sell.

Armstrong Names ProSource Buffalo Elite Retailer   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, June 20, 2014 -- Armstrong said it has included ProSource of Buffalo in its Elite program. The firm serves trade professional members.

Mannington Commercial Names Design Director   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, June 19, 2014 -- Mannington Commercial said that Roby Isaac has been promoted to director of design for both carpet and hard surface.

Leading Economic Indicators Up Four Straight Months   Full Article
New York, NY, June 19, 2014 -- The Conference Board's index of U.S. leading economic indicators rose in May for the fourth straight month.

Starnet Reclamation Project Nearing Goal   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, June 19, 2014 -- Starnet Worldwide Commercial Flooring Partnership’s Reclamation Program, in conjunction with Carpet America Recovery Effort, said it is nearing its goal of recycling 50 million pounds by 2015.