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China Reports Pests in Logs from U.S.   Full Article
Beijing, CH, August 26, 2015—China’s General Administration of Quality Supervision, Inspection and Quarantine has reported that numerous pests have been found in logs imported from the U.S., according to the Hardwood, Plywood & Veneer Association.

World Floor Covering Association Buys Certified Floorcovering Installers   Full Article
Dalton, GA, August 25, 2015—The World Floor Covering Association (WFCA) has announced that it will add Certified Floorcovering Installers (CFI) under the WFCA umbrella.

New Single-Family Home Sales up 5.4% in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 25, 2015—Sales of new single-family houses in July 2015 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 507,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Home Prices Continued Their Rise in June   Full Article
New York, NY, August 25, 2015—S&P Dow Jones Indices has released the latest results for the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices for June 2015, which shows that home prices continued their rise across the country over the last 12 months.

Jaipur Rugs Jumps 815 Spots on Inc. 5000 Listing   Full Article
Norcross, GA, August 25, 2015—Jaipur Rugs climbed to the 2,522 spot in the rankings of the Inc. 5000 listing this year, up 815 spots from 3,337 in 2014.?

Beaulieu America Hires Kirk J. Williams as Director of Training   Full Article
Dalton, GA, August 25, 2015—Kirk J. Williams has joined Beaulieu America as director of training and leadership development, effective immediately.

Toll Brothers Releases Q3 Results   Full Article
Horsham, PA, August 25, 2015—Luxury home builder Toll Brothers, Inc. has announced results for its third quarter net income of $66.7 million, or $0.36 per share diluted.

J+J Noted as a Zero Waste to Landfill Company by Waste 360   Full Article
Dalton, GA, August 25, 2015—J+J Flooring Group was acknowledged by Waste 360 as one of 20 companies that are zero waste to landfill operations at one facility, several operations or for their entire firms.

Several Large U.S. Retailers Report Strong Online Sales in Second Quarter   Full Article
New York, NY, August 24, 2015—Several of the largest U.S. retailers, including Home Depot, reported strong online sales in their second-quarter earnings, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Fuzion Flooring to Distribute Some Congoleum Products in Canada   Full Article
Trenton, NJ, August 24, 2015—Congoleum has announced a new distribution agreement with Fuzion Flooring.