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Välinge Enters Into Agreement With Dalian Ouxiang Wood Co.   Full Article
Viken, SWE, June 29, 2015—Välinge has entered into a global non-exclusive license agreement with Chinese company Dalian Ouxiang Wood Co., Ltd. for the use of the 5G-C system on the short sides of their engineered wood flooring.

J+J Releases Third Sustainability Report   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 26, 2015—J+J Flooring Group has released its 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report, which focuses on the social and environmental responsibility activities and achievements accomplished last year.

Gerflor Announces Sponsorship of Summer 2015 Volleyball Events   Full Article
Bensenville, IL, June 26, 2015—Gerflor has announced the company’s roster of sponsorships and Taraflex Sports Flooring volleyball court installations for the 2015 summer season of volleyball tournaments and events.

Carpetland Carpet One Receives Honor for Contribution to Injured Soldiers   Full Article
Milford, OH, June 26, 2015—Carpetland Carpet One Floor & Home received a piece of fallen World Trade Center steel for its contribution of flooring for 46 homes to the Building for American’s Bravest campaign, reports Fox 19.

Architectural Billings Index Up After Two Months of Decline   Full Article
New York, NY, June 25, 2015— After two months of a decreasing demand for design services, the U.S. Architecture Billing Index (ABI) has bounced back into positive territory with a score of 51.9, reports the American Institute of Architects.

Personal Spending Rises at Fastest Rate in Nearly Six Years   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 25, 2015—-Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $105.9 billion, or 0.9%, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. This is the fastest rate of increase since August 2009.

Master Craft Floors Opens Expanded Office and Warehouse Space   Full Article
Plymouth, MI, June 25, 2015—Master Craft Floors, a StarNet member, recently opened a newly expanded facility in Plymouth, Michigan.

Mohawk Group Nets Multiple Awards at NeoCon   Full Article
Calhoun, GA June 25, 2015--At this year’s NeoCon, Mohawk Group captured a total of ten awards.

Shaw Ranks 4th on Elearning! Magazine's Learning! 100 List   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 25, 2015—Shaw Industries Group ranked fourth on Elearning! magazine’s Learning! 100.

Q1 GDP Revised Upward   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 24, 2015—Real gross domestic product decreased at an annual rate of 0.2% in the first quarter of 2015, according to the third estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.