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Durkan's Modesto Wins Top Award in IIDA/HD Product Design Competition   Full Article
Las Vegas, NV, May 14, 2015—Durkan was awarded the top product design award in the carpeting/carpet systems/rugs category for its Modesto collection at the 2015 Hospitality and Design Expo and Conference.

Välinge Develops New Flooring Based on Powder Technology   Full Article
Viken, SE, May 14, 2015--Välinge Group has developed a new flooring called Flexdura, based on powder technology. A waterproof thermoplastic core is combined with a high quality surface comprised of thermosetting melamine resins.

NWFA Announces 2015 Board of Directors   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, May 14, 2015—The National Wood Flooring Association announced its 2015 board of directors at its Wood Flooring Expo in St. Louis.

Business Inventories Rise Slightly in March   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 14, 2015—Business inventories edged up 0.1% in March, following a downwardly revised 0.2% gain in February, while sales recorded the biggest gain in eight months, according to the Commerce Department.

Mannington Hosts 13th Annual "Art Is Cool" Program for Area Students   Full Article
Salem, NJ, May 14, 2015—Mannington Mills hosted the 13th annual "Art Is Cool" program at its company headquarters on May 12, and the best of show award went to Grace Carpenter of A.P. Schalick High School for her work Best Friends.

Rick Holden of Derr Flooring Receives NWFA Leadership Award   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, May 14, 2015—The National Wood Flooring Association recognized Rick Holden, COO of Derr Flooring in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, with its Industry Leadership Award during the Wood Flooring Expo.

Retail Sales Remain Stagnant in April   Full Article
Washington, DC, May 13, 2015—Retail sales rose only 0.9% in April, according to the Commerce Department, indicating that Americans are still reluctant to spend.

National Foreclosure Inventory Falls 25.7% YOY   Full Article
Irvine, CA, May 13, 2015—National foreclosure inventory fell 25.7% between March 2014 and March 2015, according to CoreLogic’s National Foreclosure Report.

J+J Partners With the Center for Health Design for Educational Events   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 13, 2015—J+J Flooring Group is partnering with the Center for Health Design to hold three professional networking and educational events this year.

Groz-Beckert Acquires Carding Activities of Belgian Bekaert Group   Full Article
Albstadt, DE, May 13, 2015—Groz-Beckert has acquired the worldwide carding activities of the Belgian Bekaert Group.