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Private Sector Employment Added 237,000 Jobs in June   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, July 1, 2015—Private sector employment increased by 237,000 jobs from May to June, according to the June ADP National Employment Report, which measures the change in total nonfarm private employment each month on a seasonally-adjusted basis.

Oerlikon Man-Made Fibers Segment Opening Service Center in Dalton   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 1, 2015—The man-made fiber segment of the Swiss Technology group Oerlikon will be opening an additional service center in Dalton, Georgia.

White Oak Carpet to Expand Operations in Spindale, NC   Full Article
Spindale, NC, July 1, 2015—White Oak Carpet Mills, a division of CAP Carpet, will invest $4.1 million to expand its operations in Spindale, North Carolina, according to Area Development.

Resilient Manufacturer Life Floor Opens U.S. Manufacturing Facility   Full Article
Madison, SD, July 1, 2015—Life Floor has announced the opening of its U.S. manufacturing facility.

NeoCon 2015 Drew More Than 50K Attendees   Full Article
Chicago, IL, July 1, 2015—The 47th edition of NeoCon, which took place June 15 to 17, drew more than 50,000 attendees from across the country and globe.

RayDay Date Announced   Full Article
Chattahoochee Hills, GA, July 1, 2015—The third annual RayDay will be held Sunday, October 11 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Serenbe in Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia.

Home Prices Up for 12th Consecutive Month in April   Full Article
New York, NY, June 30, 2015— Home prices continued to increase in April, according to the S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices, rising 0.3% month over month and 4.9% year over year.

May's Expansion in Manufacturing Marks the 29th Consecutive Month   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, June 30, 2015—Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May for the 29th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.

Mannington Commercial Wins A Premier, Inc. 2015 Supplier Legacy Award   Full Article
Salem, NJ, June 30, 2015—Healthcare improvement company Premier, Inc. has named Mannington Commercial as a winner in its 2015 Supplier Legacy Awards.

J+J Names Bill Blackstock New Corporate VP for Sales Strategy   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 30, 2015—J+J Flooring Group has named industry veteran Bill Blackstock as the company’s new corporate vice president for sales strategy.