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May's Expansion in Manufacturing Marks the 29th Consecutive Month   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, June 30, 2015—Economic activity in the manufacturing sector expanded in May for the 29th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report on Business.

Mannington Commercial Wins A Premier, Inc. 2015 Supplier Legacy Award   Full Article
Salem, NJ, June 30, 2015—Healthcare improvement company Premier, Inc. has named Mannington Commercial as a winner in its 2015 Supplier Legacy Awards.

J+J Names Bill Blackstock New Corporate VP for Sales Strategy   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 30, 2015—J+J Flooring Group has named industry veteran Bill Blackstock as the company’s new corporate vice president for sales strategy.

Fedrizzi Will Step Down as Head of USGBC at End of 2016   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 29, 2015—The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced that Rick Fedrizzi, the founder of USGBC and CEO since 2003, will not seek renewal of his contract as USGBC’s CEO at the end of 2016.

May Pending Home Sales Rose To Highest Level Since April 2006   Full Article
Washington, DC, June 29, 2015—Pending home sales continued to rise in May and are now at their highest level in over nine years, according to the National Association of Realtors.

June Consumer Sentiment Hits Highest Level Since January, U of M   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, June 29, 2015—The University of Michigan Index of Consumer Sentiment rose to 96.1 in June, a 6% rise over May’s 90.7.

Nora Announces New VPs of Marketing and Sales   Full Article
Salem, NH, June 29, 2015—Nora Systems has appointed two new vice presidents, Tim Cole and Gina Coel.

All Floor Supplies to Distribute U Floor's UZIN Brand   Full Article
Aurora, CO, June 29, 2015—U FLOOR Systems has announced that All Floor Supplies will be the newest UZIN brand distributor.

Välinge Enters Into Agreement With Dalian Ouxiang Wood Co.   Full Article
Viken, SWE, June 29, 2015—Välinge has entered into a global non-exclusive license agreement with Chinese company Dalian Ouxiang Wood Co., Ltd. for the use of the 5G-C system on the short sides of their engineered wood flooring.

J+J Releases Third Sustainability Report   Full Article
Dalton, GA, June 26, 2015—J+J Flooring Group has released its 2014 Corporate Sustainability Report, which focuses on the social and environmental responsibility activities and achievements accomplished last year.