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Roppe Announces Distribution Partnership with William M. Bird   Full Article
Fostoria, OH, February 2, 2016—Roppe Corporation has announced that William M. Bird has become Roppe’s newest distributor partner.

Recofloor Announces 2015 Diversion Rate   Full Article
Worcester, UK, February 2, 2016—In 2015, Recofloor, which was founded by flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor to divert vinyl flooring from landfill, collected 508 tons of material for recycling into flooring or other products.

Mohawk's ArmorMax Hardwood Named Innovative Product   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, February 2, 2016—Beautiful Kitchens & Baths magazine recently named Mohawk hardwood flooring with ArmorMax Finish to its fifth-annual list of 30 Most Innovative Products for 2016.

Loloi Receives Sixth ARTS Award   Full Article
Dallas, TX, February 2, 2016—For the sixth year, Loloi Rugs was recognized with an ARTS Award, its fourth in the Best Area Rugs Manufacturer category.

Nox U.S. Cuts Ribbon on Ohio LVT Production Facility   Full Article
Fostoria, OH, February 1, 2016—The grand opening and ribbon cutting at the Nox U.S. facility in Fostoria, Ohio took place on January 26.

Vision Design Awards Now Accepting Entries   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, February 1, 2016—The seventh annual Vision Design Awards competition is currently accepting entries from architects and design firms throughout North America.

Construction Spending Inched Up in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 1, 2016—Construction spending during December 2015 was estimated at $1,116.6 billion, 0.1% above the revised November estimate of $1,116.0 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce.

Manufacturing Increased Slightly in January   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, February 1, 2016—The January PMI registered 48.2%, an increase of 0.2 percentage point from the seasonally adjusted December reading of 48%, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

Personal Income & Disposable Personal Income Both Rose 0.3% in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 1, 2016— Personal income increased $42.5 billion, or 0.3%, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $37.8 billion, or 0.3%, in December, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Consumer Sentiment Fell 0.6% in January   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, February 1, 2016—Consumer sentiment fell to 92.0 in January, down 0.6% from December’s 92.6.