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CDC Issues Revised Report on LL High-Formaldehyde Laminate   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 24, 2016—The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a revised report on the dangers of exposure to laminate flooring with high levels of formaldehyde produced in China and sold by Lumber Liquidators.

Metroflor Rebrands its LVT Portfolio   Full Article
Norwalk, CT, March 24, 2016—Metroflor Corporation has streamlined and rebranded its portfolio of LVT brands under the umbrella tagline The LVT Specialists.

Fuse Announces Member & Supplier Awards at Annual Conference   Full Article
Laguna Niguel, CA, March 24, 2016—Fuse Alliance announced the recipients of the network’s Member and Supplier Awards, which were presented at the organization’s 2016 annual conference.

NAFCD Announces 2016 Board of Directors   Full Article
Chicago, IL, March 24, 2016—The North American Association of Floor Covering Distributors is pleased to announce the organization’s board of directors for 2016.

HPVA Spring Conference Scheduled for New Orleans   Full Article
New Orleans, LA, March 24, 2016—The Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association’s spring conference will take place in New Orleans, Louisiana May 15 to 17 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.

Durable Goods Orders Fell in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 24, 2016—New orders for manufactured durable goods in February decreased $6.6 billion or 2.8% to $229.4 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau announced.

Lumber Liquidators Settles with CARB for $2.5 Million   Full Article
Toana, VA, March 23, 2016—Lumber Liquidators will pay $2.5 million to settle allegations that some of its Chinese-made laminate flooring products violated California Air Resource Board (CARB) standards.

Architectural Billings Index Made Modest Expansion in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 23, 2016—The Architecture Billings Index saw a dip into negative terrain for the first time in five months in January, but inched back up in February with a small increase in demand for design services.

February New Home Sales Rise 2%   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 23, 2016—Sales of new single-family houses in February 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 512,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Patrick Williams Opening Big Bob's Flooring Franchise in Cleveland   Full Article
Warrensville Heights, OH, March 23, 2016—On April 1, Big Bob's Flooring Cleveland will officially open its doors for business.