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Consumer Prices Decline in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 17, 2014 -- Consumer prices fell the most in nearly six years in November, the Labor Department said.

CRI, CARE Form Stewardship Program   Full Article
Dalton, GA, Dec. 16, 2014 -- The Carpet and Rug Institute and Carpet America Recovery Effort have formed a voluntary product stewardship program to assist sorters of post-consumer carpet diverted from the nation's landfills.

Housing Starts, Permits Fall but Remain Above 1M   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 16, 2014 -- Home construction starts in the U.S. exceeded a 1 million annualized pace in November for a third consecutive month, according to the Commerce Department.

HB Fuller Names Two Business Directors   Full Article
Aurora, IL?, Dec. 16, 2014 -- H.B. Fuller Construction Products has promoted Rachel Gibbons to the newly created position of business director for the Wholesale Flooring Distribution segment.

Armstrong Names New Board Member   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, Dec. 16, 2014 -- Armstrong said that Gregory P. Spivy, a partner at ValueAct Capital, has been named to the Armstrong board of directors, effective immediately.

NWFA To Hold Two Workshops at Surfaces   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, Dec. 16, 2014 -- The National Wood Flooring Association said it will conduct two one-day training sessions in January in Las Vegas in conjunction with the Surfaces convention.

Lumber Liquidators Sued Over Line of Bamboo   Full Article
New York, NY, Dec. 15, 2014 -- A class action suit has been filed against Lumber Liquidators in California federal court alleging that a line of bamboo flooring is defective.

Home Builder Confidence Edges Down in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Following a four-point uptick last month, confidence among single-family home builders fell one point in December to 57 on the National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index.

Tarkett Publishes EPDs for Rubber Products   Full Article
Chagrin Falls, OH, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Tarkett said it has published Environmental Product Declarations for the Johnsonite Arcade Rubber Sheet Flooring and Johnsonite BaseWorks Thermoset Rubber Wall Base.

New York Manufacturing Falls in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, Dec. 15, 2014 -- Manufacturing activity in New York declined substantially in December, according to the latest Empire State manufacturing report from the New York Federal Reserve.