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Armstrong Begins Construction of LVT Facility   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, April 14, 2014 -- Armstrong has begun construction of its LVT manufacturing facility in Lancaster.

Business Inventories Rise Again in February   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 14, 2014 --U.S. business inventories rose again in February as sales increased by the largest amount in nine months, according to the Commerce Department.

Interface Wins Two Sustainability Awards   Full Article
LaGrange, GA, April 11, 2014 -- Carpet tile maker Interface said it recently received two top sustainability honors, the Architizer A+ Award and induction into the International Green Industry Hall of Fame.

April Consumer Sentiment Tops Expectations   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, April 11, 2014 -- Consumer sentiment hit its highest level since July, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan's preliminary April index.

Spartan Surfaces To Distribute for HPS Schönox   Full Article
Florence, AL, April 11, 2014 - HPS Schönox and Spartan Surfaces said they have reached an agreement that will result in a new division for Spartan Surfaces that will distribute Schönox products from Virginia to southern New Jersey.

SelecTech Gets Green Certificate of Compliance   Full Article
Avon, MA, April 11, 2014 -- SelecTech, which manufactures flooring products from recycled materials, said it recently received the MAS Certified Green Certificate of Compliance for all its modular floor tiles.

Producer Prices Rise in March   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 11, 2014 -- The producer price index rose 0.5% in March, the Labor Department said.

Jobless Claims Near Seven-Year Low   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 10, 2014 -- Initial jobless claims fell sharply last week to the lowest level in almost seven years, according to the Labor Department.

Mortgage Rates Fall Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 10, 2014 -- The average rate for a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage loan fell to 4.34% from 4.41% last week, according to mortgage buyer Freddie Mac.

Armstrong Names Kroger Recycler of the Year   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, April 10, 2014 -- Armstrong World Industries said it has named The Kroger Co. as its 2013 Flooring Recycler of the Year.