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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.

Tarkett Joins in Panel Discussion on PVC at C2C Products Symposium   Full Article
Solon, OH, December 17, 2015—In November, key representatives from Tarkett participated in the C2C Products Symposium and Innovation Celebration at The Conrad in New York City, New York.

Leading Economic Indicators Increase for Second Consecutive Month   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 17, 2015—The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. increased 0.4% in November to 124.6, following a 0.6% increase in October, and no change in September.

Mid Atlantic Floorcovering Association Holds Annual Dinner   Full Article
Baltimore, MD, December 17, 2015—The Mid Atlantic Floorcovering Association, consisting of members from Maryland, Virginia and Pennsylvania, held its annual dinner meeting on November 17 at the Center Club in Baltimore, Maryland.

Trade Deficit Widens on Falling Exports in Q3   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 17, 2015—The U.S. current-account deficit increased to $124.1 billion (preliminary) in the third quarter of 2015 from $111.1 billion (revised) in the second quarter, according to the Commerce Department.

Stifel Releases Outlook for Interface   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, December 17, 2015—Analyst Stifel recently spent time with the leadership of Interface and released a report about its outlook for the company.

CCA Floors & Interiors, Inc. Acquires Canaday Industries   Full Article
Alexandria, VA, December 15, 2015—CCA Floors & Interiors announced that it has acquired Canaday Industries of Newport News, Virginia.

Housing Starts Surged in November, Up 10.5%   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 16, 2015—Privately owned housing units authorized by building permits in November were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,289,000, according to the Commerce Department.