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Job Openings Rose in January, Hires & Separations Fell   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 5, 2016—The number of job openings rose to 5.5 million on the last business day of January, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported.

Domotex Asia/Chinafloor Attendance Up 9.3%   Full Article
Shanghai, CH, April 5, 2016—The 18th edition of Domotex Asia/Chinafloor gathered 1,303 exhibitors from 39 countries and attracted 50,398 trade visitors from more than 110 nations.

Registration for CFA Member Day at Coverings Ends Today   Full Article
Chicago, IL, April 5, 2016—Today is the last day for Chicago Floorcovering Association (CFA) members to register for the CFA Member Day at Coverings.

Merger of Engineered Floors & J+J Flooring Group Complete   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 4, 2016—Engineered Floors, LLC has announced that the merger with J+J Flooring Group has been completed.

Crossville, Inc. Acquires Contempo Tile & Stone   Full Article
Crossville, TN, April 4, 2016—Officials with Crossville, Inc. have announced the company’s acquisition of Contempo Tile & Stone, a distribution business with four locations in Utah, as well as one in Boise, Idaho.

Orders for Manufactured Goods Fell 1.7% in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 4, 2016—New orders for manufactured goods in February, down three of the last four months, decreased $8.0 billion or 1.7% to $454.0 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported.

T&L Distributing Expands its Distribution with IVC US   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 4, 2016—IVC US is excited to announce that T&L Distributing is expanding its product portfolio and distribution coverage to all three of IVC US’s floorcovering offerings across multiple states.

Office Sector Posts Growth in First Quarter, WSJ   Full Article
New York, NY, April 4, 2016—The U.S. office market grew by 10 million square feet in the first quarter, reports the Wall Street Journal, an indication of strength in the economy as employers continue to expand.

NeoCon Announces 2016 CEU Line-Up   Full Article
Chicago, IL, April 4, 2016--NeoCon will take place June 13 to 15 at The Mart, Chicago, and the 2016 program includes over 100 CEU-accredited sessions.

Construction Firms Added 37,000 Jobs In March   Full Article
Arlington, VA, April 4, 2016—Construction employment rose sharply in March by 37,000 for the month and 301,000 for the year, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.