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Job Growth Picks Up in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 7, 2014 -- The economy added 175,000 jobs in February, rebounding from a disappointing number in January, according to Labor Department figures.

Mannington Commercial Raising Sheet Prices   Full Article
Salem, NJ, March 7, 2014 -- Mannington Mills said it will raise prices 4% on all Mannington Commercial resilient sheet products and adhesives in the U.S. and Canada, effective April 28.

Lauzon Says New Flooring Cleans Indoor Air   Full Article
Quebec, Canada, March 7, 2014 -- Hardwood maker Lauzon claims that a new product it recently launched in North America improves indoor air quality.

Valinge Gets U.S. Patent on Locking System   Full Article
Viken, Sweden, March 7, 2014 -- Valinge said it has won a U.S. patent on technology related to an alternative 5G locking system.

Fuse Alliance Names American Olean Supplier   Full Article
Aurora, CO, March 7, 2014 -- Fuse Alliance said that tile maker American Olean is its newest Preferred Supplier.

Architecture Billing Index Rebounds in January   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 6, 2014 -- The American Institute of Architects' Architecture Billings Index rebounded to a reading of 50.4 in January after two months of declines at the end of last year.

Planned Job Cuts Decline in February   Full Article
Chicago, IL, March 6, 2014 -- The pace of employment downsizing declined slightly in February, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

Tarkett To Join Euronext Paris SBF 120 Index   Full Article
Paris, France, March 6, 2014 -- Tarkett said it will be joining the SBF 120 index as of March 24.

Unemployment Applications at Three-Month Low   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 6, 2014 -- Initial applications for unemployment benefits dropped 26,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 323,000, the lowest level in three months, according to the Labor Department.

NAHB Likes New Flood Insurance Bill   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 6, 2014 -- The National Association of Home Builders has praised the House for passing flood insurance legislation that will benefit home buyers and home owners.