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Construction Unemployment Rate Drops to 6.2% in November   Full Article
Arlington, VA, December 7, 2015—Construction firms added 46,000 workers in November, as the industry's unemployment rate declined to 6.2%, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Bostik Opens Dallas, Texas Plant   Full Article
Dallas, TX, December 7, 2015—Bostik has announced the opening of its new Dallas, Texas plant, one of many being built around the globe. This site will produce ceramic tile adhesives and floor preparation products.

Tandus Centiva Takes Home Best in 10 Award for Full Volume   Full Article
Dalton, GA, December 7, 2015—Tandus Centiva, a Tarkett company, has been presented with a Best in 10 award by Interior Design Magazine for its Full Volume soft surface product.

Floorcovering Best of Year Awards Announced in New York   Full Article
New York, NY, December 3, 2015—Interior Design magazine hosted its tenth annual Best of Year (BOY) Awards last night, recognizing the top products and projects in the commercial interiors market.

J+J's Bill Crosley Retires   Full Article
Dalton, GA, December 4, 2015 –Bill Crosley, industry veteran and corporate vice president of sales for J+J Flooring Group, has retired after nearly 37 years of service.

U.S. Trade Deficit Up 3.4% in October   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 4, 2015—The goods and services deficit was $43.9 billion in October, up $1.4 billion from $42.5 billion in September, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis have announced.

Unilin Wins Court Case Against Innovations 4 Flooring   Full Article
Dallas, TX, December 4, 2015—On November 27, the Court of The Hague in the Netherlands issued a first decision in favor of Unilin in the patent battle between Unilin and Innovations 4 Flooring (I4F).

Global Alliance for Buildings & Construction to Fight Climate Change   Full Article
Paris, FR, December 4, 2015—Eighteen countries and over 60 organizations have launched Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction to reduce its emissions and literally build greater climate resilience into future cities and infrastructure.

Unemployment Rate Holds at 5% in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 4, 2015—Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 211,000 in November, and the unemployment rate was unchanged at 5.0%, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

EPA Again Delays Formaldehyde Ruling   Full Article
Washington, DC, December 4, 2015—The publication date for the Environmental Protection Agency’s Formaldehyde Emission Standards for Composite Wood Products has been delayed again, says the Hardwood, Plywood & Veneer Association.