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Fewer Homeowners Under Water on Mortgages   Full Article
Irvine, CA, April 18, 2014 -- Rising home equity has helped nearly 2 million homeowners get back above water on their mortgages over the last year, according to tracking firm RealtyTrac.

J+J Flooring Gets ISO Environmental Recertification   Full Article
Dalton, GA, April 18, 2014 -- J+J Flooring Group said it has been awarded ISO 14001 recertification for its Environmental Management System.

Dal-Tile Gets Industry-First EPD for NA Production   Full Article
Dallas, TX, April 18, 2014 -- Dal-Tile said it recently completed the Environmental Product Declaration development process for all products manufactured in the company’s North American production facilities.

Chattanooga Chamber Names Mohawk's Kilbride President   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, April 18, 2014 -- The Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce has named retiring Mohawk Industries executive Bill Kilbride as president-elect.

Globus Cork Names Design Contest Winner   Full Article
New York, NY, April 18, 2014 -- Globus Cork has named the winner of its 1st Annual Floor Design Competition.

Mortgage Rates Fall Again Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 17, 2014 -- Average 30-year mortgage rates fell to 4.27% from 4.34% last week, according to Freddie Mac.

QEP Subsidiary Acquires French Tile Tools Business   Full Article
Boca Raton, FL, April 16, 2014 – Q.E.P. Co. said it’s wholly-owned French subsidiary PRCI completed the purchase of the Tomecanic and Bénètiere trade names and other assets of the two businesses.

ALJ Acquires Floors N More of Las Vegas   Full Article
Las Vegas, NV, April 17, 2014 -- ALJ Regional Holdings said it has completed the acquisition of Floors N More, doing business as Carpets N' More.

Atlanta Rug Market Set July 9-12   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, April 17, 2014 -- Atlanta International Area Rug Market is scheduled for July 9-12 at the AmericasMart.

Manufacturing Sentiment Up Sharply in April   Full Article
Philadelphia, PA, April 17, 2014 -- Manufacturing sentiment in the Philadelphia region improved in April, according to the Philadelphia Fed’s manufacturing index.