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Bamboo Hardwoods Announces Ownership Changes   Full Article
Seattle, WA, July 11, 2016—Bamboo Hardwoods has announced new ownership through a buyout from its existing management and manufacturing partner.

Phenix Flooring Taps Mike Donarumo as Regional VP of Sales, Southwest   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 11, 2016—Phenix Flooring has announced that Mike Donarumo has joined the company as regional vice president of sales, southwest region.

Construction Employment Flat in June   Full Article
Arlington, VA, July 11, 2016—Construction employment totaled 6,643,000 in June, matching the level in May, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

NAFCT Launches Inaugural Technical Training Conference and Trade Show   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 11, 2016—The National Academy of Floor Covering Training will host the first annual Technical Training Conference and Trade Show, which will take place October 20 to 22 at the Dalton Convention Center in Dalton, Georgia.

Mortgage-Crisis Foreclosures Soon to Be Wiped from Credit Reports   Full Article
New York, NY, July 8, 2016—Between 2006 and 2010, 6.8 million Americans lost their homes to foreclosures or short sales, according to Bloomberg News.

Jobs Rebound in June with 287K Additions   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 8, 2016—Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 287,000 in June, and the unemployment rate rose to 4.9%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.

Phenix Flooring Taps Mike Donarumo as Regional VP of Sales, Southwest   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 11, 2016—Phenix Flooring has announced that Mike Donarumo has joined the company as regional vice president of sales, southwest region.

Construction Employment Flat in June   Full Article
Arlington, VA, July 11, 2016—Construction employment totaled 6,643,000 in June, matching the level in May, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Carpet Recycling UK Names Sustainability Award Winners   Full Article
Stockport, UK, July 8, 2016—Carpet Recycling UK celebrated the achievements of its members at its eighth annual conference and awards event at the Leicester City Football Club, according to Recycling Today.

Two Ecore Employees Headed to 2016 Summer Olympics   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, July 8, 2016—Ecore is proud to announce two of its employees will participate in the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in August. Lauren Crandall and Stefanie Fee have worked part-time at Ecore since December 2013.