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Carpets of Dalton Founder Dies at 78   Full Article
Dalton, GA, August 27, 2015—Carpets of Dalton founder, Lamar Hennon died on Tuesday, August 25 at the age of 78 at his home in Georgia.

M S International Completes New Distribution Center   Full Article
Edison, NJ, August 28, 2015—M S International Inc. has announced the completion of its expanded distribution center in Edison, New Jersey.

Ornek Heat Setting USA Holds Ribbon Cutting for New Offices   Full Article
Dalton, GA, August 28, 2015—Ornek Machine Company held a ribbon cutting and luncheon at the new offices of Ornek Heat Setting USA in Dalton, Georgia on August 27.

Multifamily Production Index Increases for 14th Consecutive Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 28, 2015—The Multifamily Production Index (MPI), released by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB), increased one point to a level of 55 for the second quarter of 2015.

Gerflor USA Releases Results of Design Immersion Getaway Promotion   Full Article
Bensenville, IL, August 28, 2015—Gerflor USA has revealed the top ten designs selected by designers in the recent Creation Collection Design Immersion Getaway promotion.

Personal Income & Disposable Personal Income Both Rose in July   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 28, 2015—Personal income increased $67.1 billion, or 0.4%, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $61.5 billion, or 0.5%, in July, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Välinge Signs Licensing Agreement with Jiangsu Mingle Flooring Co.   Full Article
Viken, SE, August 28, 2015—Välinge has signed a non-exclusive license agreement with Chinese company Jiangsu Mingle Flooring Co., Ltd for the use of the 2G/5G locking system for its engineered wood flooring.

Lewis Bros. Lumber Earns NWFA/NOFMA Mill Certification   Full Article
St. Louis, Mo, August 28, 2015—The National Wood Flooring Association has announced that Lewis Bros. Lumber Co. in Aliceville, Alabama has earned the NWFA/NOFMA Mill Certification.

Coastie Will Appear in Launch of Home Depot's New LifeProof Carpet Line   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, August 28, 2015—The fall launch of Home Depot's new LifeProof Carpet campaign, which carries the theme "LifeProof Protects Carpets from Life's Little Mishaps", will feature U.S. Coast Guard Mark Stevenson.

Shaw Investing $45 Million to Up Nylon & Polyester Capacity in SC   Full Article
Columbia, SC, August 27, 2015—Shaw has announced it is investing at least $45 million in its Lexington County, South Carolina carpet fiber plant for additional capacity for both nylon and polyester production.