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Armstrong Products Featured in 'Dream Builders'   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, March 27, 2014 -- Armstrong and Bruce flooring will be featured in the premier season of NBC’s new reality competition series, “American Dream Builders,” hosted by designer Nate Berkus.

Invista Breaks Ground on Nylon Plant in China   Full Article
Shanghai, China, March 27-2014 -- Invista has broken ground on new hexamethylene diamine and nylon 6,6 polymer plants at the Shanghai Chemical Industry Park in China.

Anthony Oak Flooring Gets Mill Certification   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, March 26, 2014 -- The National Wood Flooring Association said that Anthony Oak Flooring of Magnolia, Ark. has earned the NWFA/NOFMA Mill Certification.

Durable Goods Orders Surge in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 26, 2014 -- Durable goods orders rose the most in three months in February, according to the Commerce Department.

Mortgage Application Volume Falls Again   Full Article
Washington, DC, March 26, 2014 -- Mortgage application volume last week fell 3.5% on a seasonally adjusted basis from the previous week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said.

Ripken Foundation To Use Shaw Sports Turf   Full Article
Baltimore, MD, March 26, 2014 -- The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation has named Shaw Sports Turf the exclusive provider of synthetic turf for its Youth Development Parks initiative.

Cirangle Named to AIA College of Fellows   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, March 26, 2014 -- Ernest Cirangle, FAIA, design director in HOK’s Los Angeles office, has been named to the college of fellows by the American Institute of Architects 2014 Jury of Fellows.

Max Windsor Acquired by Peter Spirer Group   Full Article
Adairsville, GA, March 24, 2014 -- Hardwood firm Max Windsor Floors has been purchased by industry veteran Peter Spirer and two colleagues for an undisclosed price.

Consumer Confidence Rises in March   Full Article
New York, NY, March 25, 2014 -- The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index improved in March.

Mohawk Group Makes Executive Appointments   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, March 25, 2014 -- Mohawk Group has named three new executives.