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ASID Announces 2015 National Honors Recipients   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 8, 2015—The American Society of Interior Designers has announced its 2015 National Honors recipients.

BASF Increasing Prices on Caprolactam and Polyamide 6   Full Article
Wyandotte, MI, July 7, 2015—BASF will begin increasing the price for caprolactam and polyamide 6 (PA) polymer by $0.10 per pound in North America.

Trade Deficit Increases on Lower Volume   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 7, 2015—The U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis have announced that the goods and services deficit was $41.9 billion in May, up $1.2 billion from $40.7 billion in April, revised.

Bostik Official Supplier of Tour de France 2015   Full Article
Wauwatosa, WI, July 7, 2015--Bostik, Inc. will be an official supplier of Tour de France 2015.

Beasley Forest Products to Purchase Battle Lumber Company Businesses   Full Article
Macon, GA, July 7, 2015—Beasley Forest Products, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Battle Lumber Company, Inc. to purchase Battle’s wholly-owned subsidiaries BLC Hardwood Flooring, LLC and Wood Fiber Technologies, LLC.

Fuse Alliance Appoints Sergenian Executive VP   Full Article
Laguna Niguel, CA, July 7, 2015--Kevin Sergenian has joined the Fuse Alliance leadership team as executive vice president.

Non-Manufacturing Sector Up in June, 65th Consecutive Increase   Full Article
Tempe, Arizona, July 6, 2015—Economic activity in the non-manufacturing sector grew 0.3 percentage points to 56% in June, according to the latest Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

Aqua Names Tracy Bledsoe VP of Sales   Full Article
Adairsville, GA, July 6, 2015—Aqua Hospitality Carpets has announced the appointment of Tracy Bledsoe as vice president of sales, effective immediately.

Godfrey Hirst Signs Deal with NZ Merino Farmers for Crossbred Wool   Full Article
Adairsville, GA, July 6, 2015—New Zealand Merino farmers have entered a $3 million deal with carpet manufacturer Godfrey Hirst to supply Merino crossbred wool, according to stuff.co.nz.

Longleaf Lumber Wins Pine Cone Award from Maine Wood Products Assoc.   Full Article
Berwick, ME, July 6, 2015—Longleaf Lumber, Inc. has been named the winner of the Maine Wood Products Association’s annual Pine Cone Award.