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Interface Adding Two Additional Collection Hubs for Net-Works Program   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, June 10, 2015—Interface is expanding its Net-Works program, through which discarded fishing gear is turned into recycled nylon fiber.

Stifel Reports that Fundamentals of Interface's Business Are Healthy   Full Article
New York, NY, June 10. 2015—Analyst Stifel has offered an update on Interface, reporting that the fundamentals of the company remain healthy.

NWFA Partners with R.I.S.E. to Help Veterans   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, June 10, 2015—The National Wood Flooring Association (NWFA) has launched a partnership with actor Gary Sinise Foundation’s R.I.S.E (Restoring Independence, Supporting Empowerment) program.

Job Openings at Record High in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 10, 2015—The U.S. had 5.376 million job openings in April, up from 5.1 million in March, according to the Labor Department.

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.