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IIDA Holds COOL Gala to Celebrate Winners of Interior Design Competitions   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 13, 2016—The IIDA annual NeoCon black-tie gala celebration honors the winners of the Annual Interior Design Competition and the Annual Will Ching Design Competition.

Metroflor's Aspect One & Ten Receive Gold Level NSF/ANSI 332 Certification   Full Article
Norwalk, CT, June 13, 2016—Metroflor’s Aspecta One and Aspecta Ten have achieved the Gold level NSF/ANSI 332 sustainability assessment certification.

Cer-Sail Exhibition to Spotlight Ports at Cersaie 2016   Full Article
Bologna, IT, June 13, 2016—Ports will take center stage at Cer-Sail - Italian Style Concept, the third edition of the collective exhibition hosted by Cersaie, International Exhibition of Ceramic Tile and Bathroom Furnishings.

Home Equity Increased in Q1   Full Article
Irvine, CA, June 13, 2016—In Q1 2016, 268,000 homeowners regained equity, bringing the total number of mortgaged residential properties with equity at the end of Q1 2016 to approximately 46.7 million, according to CoreLogic.

Renovation of Merchandise Mart Common Areas on Display at NeoCon   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 10, 2016—Management at Chicago’s Merchandise Mart have been working over the past three years on a $40 million dollar renovation for its common areas.

Shaw Ranks 11th on Elearning! Magazine’s 2016 Learning! 100   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 10, 2016—Shaw ranked 11th on Elearning! Magazine’s 2016 Learning! 100.

Consumer Sentiment Down 0.4% in June, According to Preliminary Results   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, June 10, 2016—Consumer sentiment fell 0.4% in June to 94.3, according to preliminary results from the University of Michigan’s Survey of Consumers. This is a 1.9% drop from June 2015’s reading of 96.1.

Latricrete Announces Expansion of Manufacturing & Distribution Facility   Full Article
Grand Prairie, TX, June 10, 2016—Laticrete announced the expansion of its manufacturing and distribution facility in Grand Prairie, Texas with a ground-breaking ceremony.

Mercier Promotes Jean-Philippe Dumas and Sébastien Mercier   Full Article
Montmagny, ON, June 10, 2016—Mercier Wood Flooring is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean-Philippe Dumas to the position of director of sales, Canada and Sébastien Mercier to the position of director of finances, Montmagny.

Canada Releases Voluntary Formaldehyde Emissions Standard   Full Article
Ottawa, CA, June 10, 2016—The Canadian Standards Association has released a voluntary formaldehyde emissions standard, according to the Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association.