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Lowe's Halts Sales of Tescun Laminate Under Allegations of Toxic Formaldehyde Levels   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, May 4, 2015—Lowe’s halted sales of its Chinese-made Tescun laminate flooring after Xuhua Zhou, who sparked the formaldehyde allegations against Lumber Liquidators, said that tests revealed toxic levels of formaldehyde.

Nourison Donates to Nepal Relief Though ORIA Charitable Fund   Full Article
Saddle Brook, NJ, May 4, 2015—Nourison is making a donation of $10,000 to Nepal through the ORIA Charitable Fund, which has been supporting the needs of children and their families in carpet weaving regions for over a decade.

Shaw Flooring Featured on HGTV's Income Property   Full Article
Dalton, GA, May 4, 2015—Shaw Floors’ Boulevard laminate in Crisp Linen was featured in the April 30 episode of HGTV’s Income Property with Scott McGillivray on the DIY Network.

Manufacturing Expands in April, 28th Consecutive Increase   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, May 1, 2015—Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in April for the 28th consecutive month, and the overall economy grew for the 71st consecutive month, according to the Institute of Supply Management.

Surya Donates to Nepal Relief Efforts   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, May 1, 2015--Surya has made a donation of $20,000 to the American Red Cross in support of the organization’s relief efforts in Nepal in the wake of the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck the country last week.

NAFCD and NBMDA to Partner Again for Annual Convention   Full Article
Chicago, IL, May 1, 2015—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors and the North American Building Material Distribution Association will partner again for the annual convention.

Armstrong Posts Q1 Loss of 6.5% YOY   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, April 30, 2015—Armstrong’s sales for the first quarter of 2015 were $551.4 million, down 6.5% compared to Q1 2014.

Interface Posts Strong Q1 2015 Results, Up 8.2% YOY   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, April 29, 2015—Interface’s sales for the first quarter of 2015 were $236.9 million, up 8.2% from sales of $219.0 million in the first quarter of 2014.

Mannington Wins Its Appeal in Copyright Infringement Case   Full Article
Salem, NJ, April 30, 2015—Mannington Mills won its appeal of a district court’s grant of summary judgment against Mannington in a copyright infringement case involving Home Legend LLC.

Initial Applications for Jobless Benefits Fall to 15 Year Low   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 30, 2015—The number of Americans applying for first-time unemployment benefits fell last week to the lowest level in 15 years, reports the Labor Department.