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Trombetta Tapped as Director of Marketing & Sales for CCW Concentrates   Full Article
Chicago, IL, July 27, 2015—Consolidated Chemical Works has hired Anthony Trombetta as director of marketing and sales.

Leading Indicators Up 0.6% in June   Full Article
New York, NY, July 24, 2015—The Conference Board Leading Economic Index for the U.S. increased 0.6% in June to 123.6, following a 0.8% increase in May, and a 0.6% increase in April.

Carpet Installation Training in Marietta, Georgia Taking Applications   Full Article
Kansas City, MO, July 24, 2015—Goodwill of North Georgia, the Chattahoochee Technical College and the International Certified Flooring Installers Association are conducting an intensive carpet installation training program October 5 to 23.

New Home Sales Down in June   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 24, 2015—Sales of new single-family houses in June were 482,000, according to estimates by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 6.8% below the revised May rate of 517,000.

J+J Flooring Group Hires David Fuehrer as Director of Product   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 24, 2015–David Fuehrer has been named the new director of product for J+J Flooring Group.

Department of Labor Changing Criteria Defining "Independent Contractor"   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 24, 2015—The Department of Labor is currently working to correct what it believes to be an increasing number of employees who are misclassified by their employers as being independent contractors.

Beaulieu of America Claims Mohawk Infringes Healthy Home Trademark   Full Article
Dalton, GA, July 24, 2015—Beaulieu of America claims that Mohawk Industries has infringed on its trademarked Healthy Home mark and has filed civil action in U.S. District Court in Rome, Georgia, according to WRGA Rome.

Engineered Hardwood Maker is Oswego County's First Start-Up NY Project   Full Article
Oswego, NY, July 24, 2015—Designer Hardwood Flooring CNY, a new company making engineered hardwood flooring, will be Oswego County, New York’s first Start-Up NY project, according to

Architectural Billings Index at Highest Mark Since 2007   Full Article
Washington, DC, July 23, 2015—Paced by continued demand for projects such as new education and healthcare facilities, public safety and government buildings, the Architecture Billings Index (ABI) increased to 55.7 in June from May’s 51.9 mark.

Floor & Decor to Open First New Jersey Location Today   Full Article
Wayne, NJ, July 23, 2015—Atlanta-based Floor & Décor is opening its first New Jersey store in Wayne today.