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SelecTech Products Meet New ANSI Discharge Standards   Full Article
Avon, MA, Jan. 22, 2015 -- SelecTech said that all of its products now exceed new standards for electrostatic discharge.

Initial Jobless Claims Tick Down Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Jan. 22, 2015 -- Initial claims for unemployment benefits last week fell by 10,000 from the previous week, according to the Labor Department.

Omnova Solutions Reports Lower Income on Higher Sales   Full Article
Beachwood, OH, Jan. 22, 2015 -- Specialty chemicals firm Omnova Solutions reported fourth quarter net income of $5.1 million, or $0.11 per share, compared to net income of $7.9 million, or $0.17 per share, a year ago.

Housing Starts Exceed Expectations   Full Article
Washington, DC, January 21, 2015--Housing starts rose 4.4% in December to an annualized pace of 1.09, according to Business Insider. This rise exceeds expectations, which were set at a 1.2% rise to an annualized pace of 1.04%.

Oil Prices Rebound   Full Article
New York, New York, January 21, 2015--The price of oil rebounded from the biggest drop in a week. This came as the U.S.--the fastest growing producer--slowed drilling as prices reached a 5.5 year low, according to Bloomsberg News.

Economists Predict Strong Housing Market in 2015   Full Article
New York, New York, January 21, 2015--Economists at the International Builders Show reveal that they expect home buying to accelerate in 2015, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Domotex Releases Attendance Figures   Full Article
Hannover, Germany, January 21, 2015--Domotex 2015, which took place January 17-20, has released numbers from its recent floorcovering trade fair. The event attracted some 40,000 visitors from 100 different countries.

NAHB and NKBA Will Co-locate Through 2020   Full Article
Las Vegas, Nevada, January 21, 2015--The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) have today announced that their shows will co-locate through 2020.

Mohawk Home Captures "Best of Houzz" Award   Full Article
Sugar Valley, Georgia, January 21, 2015--Mohawk Home has been awarded “Best Of Houzz” for customer satisfaction by Houzz, a platform for home remodeling and design.

Preverco Launches Consumer Focused App   Full Article
Saint-Augustin-de-Desmaures, January 21, 2015--Preverco has launched a mobile application for the iPad, which, the company hopes, will change the way consumers shop for hardwood.