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Mohawk to Close Chatsworth, Georgia BCF Yarn Plant   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, June 10, 2015—Mohawk Industries is closing its Chatsworth, Georgia BCF yarn plant in August and moving the facility’s 156 workers to other facilities in northwest Georgia.

Ultimate Flooring Design Center Named Armstrong Elite Retailer   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, June 10, 2015—Armstrong announced that Ultimate Flooring Design Center in Odenton, Maryland was named a first-time Armstrong Elite Retailer.

UTT Products Featured in United Soybean Board Press Release   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 9, 2015—Universal Textile Technology’s (UTT) SYNLawn and AstroTurf products were featured in a June 9 press release by a United Soybean Board.

Home Prices Nationwide Up 6.8% in April YOY   Full Article
Irvine, CA, June 9, 2015—CoreLogic’s April 2015 Home Price Index shows that home prices nationwide, including distressed sales, increased by 6.8% in April 2015 compared with April 2014.

April Sales of Merchant Wholesalers Up 1.6% from March   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 9, 2015—The U.S. Census Bureau announced that April 2015 sales of merchant wholesalers were $448.3 billion, up 1.6% from the revised March level, but down 3.3% from the April 2014 level.

GBCI and CaGBC Uniting to Promote WELL Building Standard in Canada   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 9, 2015—Green Business Certification Inc. and the Canada Green Building Council announce a new agreement to promote and advance the WELL Building Standard in Canada.

Net Zero Zone Returning to Greenbuild   Full Article
Dallas, TX, June 9, 2015 – Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction and Real Estate, the U.S. Green Building Council and EMerge Alliance have announced that the Net Zero Zone will return to the 2015 Greenbuild International Conference and Expo.

Haines Expanding to Larger Orlando Warehouse   Full Article
Glen Burnie, MD, June 9, 2015—Haines will relocate by year end to a new flooring warehouse in Orlando, Florida, approximately 50% larger than the current Haines facilities and less than half a mile away.

Shaw's Nantong, China Facility Earns LEED Silver   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 9, 2015—Shaw’s Asia manufacturing facility in Nantong, China has achieved LEED silver status in the new construction category.

Shaw Contract Group's London Showroom Earns Silver Ska Rating   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 9, 2015—Shaw Contract Group’s new London showroom, Hub 33, has achieved silver certification from Ska Rating, the environmental assessment tool for sustainable fit-outs within the UK.