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Factory Orders Decline in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 4, 2014 -- New orders for manufactured goods fell for second straight month in September on softness in the aircraft sector.

Lexmark Names Wellman Director of Architecture, Design   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Nov. 4, 2014 -- Lexmark Carpet said that Jennifer Wellman has been named director of architecture and design solutions.

Q.E.P. Completes Acquisition of Flooring Trade Supplies   Full Article
Boca Raton, FL, Nov. 4, 2014 -- Q.E.P. said that it has completed the acquisition of Flooring Trade Supplies, an accessory distributor in Sydney, New South Wales.

Economists See Strong Year for Builders in 2015   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 3, 2014 -- A growing economy, rising household formations, low mortgage rates and pent-up demand will help single-family housing production to increase in 2015.

Share of First-Time Home Buyers Lowest in 27 Years   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 3, 2014 -- First-time buyers have accounted for the smallest portion of home sales in 27 years this year, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Stifel Nicolaus Praises Mohawk's Performance   Full Article
New York, NY, Nov. 3, 2014 -- Analyst Stifel Nicolaus says it continues to recommend the stock of Mohawk Industries with a "buy" rating as Mohawk "continues to execute in a very impressive manner given the slower demand environment across the globe."

Manufacturing Expands at Faster Pace in October   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, Nov. 3, 2014 -- U.S. manufacturers expanded at a faster rate in October, according to the Institute for Supply Management.

Construction Spending Dips in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Nov. 3, 2014 -- U.S. construction spending fell for a second consecutive month in September, according to the Commerce Department.

Mannington Mills Announces Another $50-million LVT Expansion   Full Article
Salem, NJ – October 30, 2014 – During a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of its expanded manufacturing facility in Madison, Ga., Mannington Mills announced plans for an additional $50-million expansion.

Mohawk Reports Higher Earnings, Sales in Quarter   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, Oct. 31, 2014 -- Mohawk Industries reported third quarter net earnings of $151 million and earnings per share of $2.06.