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European Retailer Carpetright Rolling out New Interactive Showroom   Full Article
Purfleet, UK, July 14, 2015—European floorcovering retailer Carpetright is launching four new concept stores, which will form the first stage of a national brand revitalization strategy.

Menards Will Stop Selling Vinyl Flooring With Phthalates   Full Article
Eau Claire, WI, July 13, 2015—Menards plans to stop selling vinyl flooring that contains phthlalates by the end of 2015.

Valinge Signs Agreement With Chinese Engineered Wood & Bamboo Maker   Full Article
Viken, Sweden, July 13, 2015--Chinese company Anji Tianchi Bamboo & Wood Industry Co., Ltd. has signed a non-exclusive license agreement with Valinge for the use of the 5G-C system on the short sides of its engineered wood and bamboo flooring.

Cevisama Booth Space 85% Booked for February 2016 Show   Full Article
Valencia, ES, July 13, 2015—Booth space at Cevisama, which will take place from February 1 to 5, 2016, is already about 85% booked.

DOC Issues Final Ruling on Chinese MLWF Dumping   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 9, 2015—The Commerce Department has announced the final results of the second administrative review of the antidumping duty order on multilayered wood flooring (MLWF) from China.

NeoCon East Announces Partnerships for 2015 Event in Philadelphia   Full Article
Philadelphia, PA, July 10, 2015—NeoCon East will be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, October 28 and 29, and will be partnering with IIDA Headquarters to offer dynamic programming and major regional networking events and opportunities.

Gerflor Offers Product Replacement Guarantee on Creation LVT   Full Article
Chicago, IL, June 10, 2015—Gerflor USA has released a luxury vinyl tile collection called Creation LVT that carries a guarantee for free product replacement if the customer is not satisfied with the aesthetics after installation.

Merchant Wholesaler Sales Up 0.3% in May   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 10, 2015—May sales of merchant wholesalers, except manufacturers’ sales branches and offices, were $449.8 billion, up 0.3% from the revised April level, but were down 3.8% from the May 2014 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

USGBC Taps Former CEO of WorldGBC as Senior Advisor   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 9, 2015—Jane Henley, former chief executive officer of the World Green Building Council, will serve as senior advisor to the U.S. Green Building Council.

DriTac Partnering With Midwest Floor Coverings   Full Article
Clifton, NJ, July 10, 2015—DriTac Flooring Products has announced a new distribution partnership with Midwest Floor Coverings, Inc., a Utah-based flooring and installation supplies distributor serving the flooring industry for over 77 years.