Today's News

Keep up to date with the most recent news in the flooring industry.  Today's News...As it happens!  We update this news several times a day so you can stay connected.


Severe Weather Hits Builder Confidence   Full Article
Washington, DC, Feb. 18, 2014 -- Unusually severe weather conditions across much of the nation along with continued concerns over the cost and availability of labor and lots resulted in a loss of builder confidence last month.

Tandus Helps Tarkett Grow Income, Sales   Full Article
Paris, France, Feb. 18, 2014 -- Tarkett announced that its net profit was up 18.5% in 2013 to 99.1 million euros.

Valinge Gets U.S. Patent on Production Method   Full Article
Viken, Sweden, Feb. 18, 2014 -- Valinge said it has won a U.S. patent related to a method of producing floor panels.

New York Manufacturing Improves Modestly   Full Article
New York, NY, Feb. 18, 2014 -- The Empire State Manufacturing Survey indicates that business conditions improved marginally for New York manufacturers in February.

Dover Rug & Home Hosting Rugs and Art Event   Full Article
Natick, MA, Feb. 18, 2014 -- Dover Rug & Home of Natick will host “From Floors to Walls – Everything you need to know about buying fine art & fine rugs” on Thursday, March 27 from 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Armstrong Ups Prices on Vinyl Sheet, Linoleum   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Feb. 17, 2014 -- Armstrong said it will raise prices 4% in the U.S. and Canada on commercial vinyl sheet and linoleum products, effective April 28.

Registration Open for CARE Annual Conference   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Feb. 18, 2014 -- Registration is open for the Carpet America Recovery Effort's annual conference.

Globus Cork Sponsoring Design Competition   Full Article
New York, NY, Feb. 17, 2014 -- Globus Cork is sponsoring a competition for design and architecture students in the New York region called CorkFloorDesign.com.

Flooring Association Northwest To Hold Market   Full Article
Lynwood, WA, Feb. 17, 2014 -- Flooring Association Northwest will hold its Market event March 4 in Lynwood.

WFCA, CFI Training Series Continues in March   Full Article
Anaheim, CA, Feb. 17, 2014 -- The remaining five 2014 installation training courses sponsored by WFCA and taught by CFI have been secured.