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European Firms Develop Sustainable Carpet Technology   Full Article
Venlo, The Netherlands, June 26, 2014 -- Royal DSM and Niaga said they have formed a partnership to develop and commercialize sustainable technology for recyclable carpet.

Rug Market America Expanding in California   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, June 26, 2014 -- The Rug Market America said it will expand its Culver City, California-based design department and add four new designers.

NAFCD Names Gammonley Executive Director   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 26, 2014 -- The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors has named Kevin Gammonley executive director.

Initial Jobless Claims Edge Lower Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 26, 2014 -- Initial jobless claims declined by 2,000 last week to 312,000, according to the Labor Department.

Daltile To Distribute Imagine Tile Products in NY   Full Article
New York, NY, June 26, 2014 -- Imagine Tile, a leader pioneering the use of high-resolution imagery in commercially-rated ceramic tile, is partnering with Daltile.

Omnova Solutions Reports Lower Sales, Income   Full Article
Fairlawn, OH, June 26, 2014 -- Omnova Solutions reported net income of $3.4 million, or $0.07 per share, for the second quarter of 2014, compared to net income of $2.9 million, or $0.06 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2013.

Revenues Surge, Income Flat for Builder Lennar   Full Article
Miami, FL, June 26, 2014 -- Lennar, the second-largest homebuilder, said second quarter revenues rose 28% although net income was flat.

H.B. Fuller Reports Higher Sales, Lower Income   Full Article
St. Paul, MN, June 26, 2014 -- H.B. Fuller Company reported net income for the second quarter of $20.5 million, or $0.40 per share, compared to net income of $25.9 million, or $0.51 per share, a year ago.

UK Firm Sellers Engineers Acquired by Southpad   Full Article
London, England, June 26, 2014 -- Carpet shearing machine maker Sellers Engineers has been acquired by Southpad Ltd and sole shareholder Martin Allison has become the managing director.

NeoCon Attendance Up For 2014   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 24, 2014— NeoCon reports that nearly 50,000 industry professionals attended this year's show June 9-11 in Chicago. This number represents a 20% increase over 2013.