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Surya Earns Spot on Inc. 5000 List for 6th Consecutive Year   Full Article
White, GA, August 19, 2016—For the sixth consecutive year, Surya has earned a spot on the esteemed Inc. 5000 list, an annual ranking of the nation's fastest growing private companies.

Beaulieu Group Names Tom Ellis Chief Marketing Officer   Full Article
Dalton, CA, August 19, 2016—Beaulieu Group has announced the appointment of Tom Ellis as chief marketing officer of Beaulieu America for both residential and commercial activities.

Sawlog Prices Have Fallen Faster than Lumber Prices in Russia   Full Article
Seattle, WA, August 19, 2016—Softwood lumber production in Russia was practically unchanged from 2014 to 2015, according to official statistics.

July Marks 6th Consecutive Positive Month for Architecture Billings   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 18, 2016— The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the July Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score was 51.5, down from the mark of 52.6 in the previous month.

Patcraft Launches “Transforming Performance” Video Series   Full Article
Cartersville, GA, August 18, 2016—Patcraft announces its Transforming Performance campaign, highlighting inspirational stories that expand thinking about performance beyond a product attribute to include how it impacts the world around us.

50 Floor Named to Fastest Growing Private Company List by Inc.   Full Article
Tucker, GA, August 18, 2016—50 Floor, a shop-at-home flooring service, was named one of the fastest-growing private companies by Inc.

Mortgage Applications Fell 4% Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 18, 2016—Mortgage applications decreased 4.0% from one week earlier, according to data from the Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey for the week ending August 12.

Lumber Liquidators Announces Final Resolution In Proposition 65 Lawsuit   Full Article
Toano, VA, August 18, 2016—Lumber Liquidators has announced the final resolution of the Proposition 65 lawsuit originally filed on July 23, 2014, in the Superior Court of the State of California.

Lowe's Q2 Sales Rose 5.3%, Earnings Rose 3.7%   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, Aug. 17, 2016—Lowe’s Companies has reported net earnings of $1.2 billion for the quarter ended July 29, a 3.7% increase over the same period a year ago. Diluted earnings per share increased 9.2% to $1.31 from $1.20 in the second quarter of 2015.

Metroflor Hosting Pinterest Promotion   Full Article
Norwalk, CT, August 17, 2016—Metroflor Corporation has ramped up its social media presence with the launch of its Konecto Pin To Win Sweepstakes.