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SelecTech Gets Green Certificate of Compliance   Full Article
Avon, MA, April 11, 2014 -- SelecTech, which manufactures flooring products from recycled materials, said it recently received the MAS Certified Green Certificate of Compliance for all its modular floor tiles.

Producer Prices Rise in March   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 11, 2014 -- The producer price index rose 0.5% in March, the Labor Department said.

Jobless Claims Near Seven-Year Low   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 10, 2014 -- Initial jobless claims fell sharply last week to the lowest level in almost seven years, according to the Labor Department.

Mortgage Rates Fall Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 10, 2014 -- The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage loan fell to 4.34% from 4.41% last week, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac.

Armstrong Names Kroger Recycler of the Year   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, April 10, 2014 -- Armstrong World Industries said it has named The Kroger Co. as its 2013 Flooring Recycler of the Year.

Dalton State College To Dedicate Peeples Hall   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 10, 2014 -- In honor and recognition of their longstanding and loyal support of Dalton State College, the new science building currently under construction on campus will be named Shelby and Willena Peeples Hall.

Knowles Named VP at Wood Firm PanTim   Full Article
Scarborough, ME, April 9, 2014 -- Rick Knowles has been appointed vice president, sales and marketing for PanTim Wood Products.

Interest Growing in Home Purchase Mortgages   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 9, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume fell last week as refinancing interest declined, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Armstrong Raising Hardwood Prices   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, April 9, 2014 -- Armstrong said it will increase prices 4-10% in the U.S. and Canada on solid and engineered hardwood products effective June 9.

Wholesale Inventories Rise in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 9, 2014 -- U.S. wholesale inventories rose more slowly in February than in January, according to the Commerce Department.