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Quick-Step Tuxedo Pine Chosen for Surfaces Trends Hub Floor   Full Article
Dallas, TX, January 8, 2016—Quick-Step’s Tuxedo Pine has been selected by trend forecaster Victoria Redshaw to floor the Trends Hub area of the upcoming Surfaces 2016 tradeshow.

HomerWood Launches HomerWood University Sales Education Program   Full Article
Titusville, PA, January 7, 2016—HomerWood Premium Hardwood has launched HomerWood University with a curriculum that focuses on teaching retailers to sell premium products in the new economy.

Construction Firms Anticipate Payroll & Market Growth in 2016   Full Article
Arlington, VA, January 7, 2015—Seventy-one percent of construction firms plan to expand their payrolls in 2016, according to survey results released by the Associated General Contractors of America.

Ardex Americas Offering Free Training Classes   Full Article
Aliquippa, PA, January 7, 2016—Ardex Americas has opened registration for nearly 200 free hands-on training classes available at eight locations across North America.

Crossville Acquires Design Materials, Denver-Based Distribution Business   Full Article
Crossville, TN, January 6, 2016—Crossville, Inc. has acquired all assets belonging to Design Materials Inc., a distribution business headquartered in Denver, Colorado.

Tarkett Announces Partnership with Suzanne Tick Inc.   Full Article
Solon, OH, January 6, 2016—Tarkett has announced a strategic partnership with design consultants Suzanne Tick Inc. (STI), as an expansion of the current collaboration between the design firm and Tandus Centiva, a Tarkett company.

Interceramic Building New Headquarters Facility in Carrollton, Texas   Full Article
Garland, TX, January 6, 2016—Interceramic will move its U.S. headquarters from Garland, Texas to Carrollton, Texas, according to The Dallas Morning News.

Private Sector Employment Increased by 257K in December   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, January 6, 2016—Private sector employment increased by 257,000 jobs from November to December, according to the December ADP National Employment Report.

Flooring Industry Veteran Frank Procopio Dies   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, January 6, 2016--Flooring industry veteran Frank A. Procopio passed away December 30, 2015, surrounded by his family after a battle with a terminal neurological disease (SCA).

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrowed in November   Full Article
Washington, DC, January 6, 2016—The goods and services deficit was $42.4 billion in November, down $2.2 billion from $44.6 billion in October, revised, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced.