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US Floors Hires Jamann Stepp as Director of Marketing & Product Management   Full Article
Dalton, GA, October 5, 2015—US Floors announces the hiring of industry executive Jamann Stepp as director of marketing and product management.

Shaw Offers Carpet Used for Pope's Visit as St. Jude Fundraiser   Full Article
Dalton, GA, October 5, 2015—As a fundraiser for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Shaw is giving away swatches of its carpet that was as used for Pope Francis’ final mass during his visit to the United States.

September Non-Manufacturing Sector Growth Continued But Slowed   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, October 5, 2015—The non-manufacturing index registered 56.9% in September, 2.1 percentage points lower than the August reading of 59%, according to the September 2015 ISM Report on Business.

Space Filling Quickly for Domotex 2016   Full Article
Hannover, DE, October 5, 2015—Space at Domotex 2016, which will take place January 16 to 19, 2016 in Hannover, Germany, is almost fully booked.

Texas Led the Country in Wholesale Trade Volume Between '07 and '12   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 2, 2015—Texas supplanted California between 2007 and 2012 as the state with the largest volume of sales for the wholesale trade sector, according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s most recent economic census.

Construction Spending Reached Seven-Year High in August   Full Article
Arlington, VA, October 2, 2015—Construction spending in August reached $1.086 trillion, a seven-year high, and climbed at the fastest rate since 2006, according to an analysis by the Associated General Contractors of America.

New Orders for Manufactured Goods Down in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 2, 2015—New orders for manufactured goods in August, down following two consecutive monthly increases, decreased $8.2 billion or 1.7% to $473.0 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. This followed a 0.2% July increase.

Mohawk Supplies SmartCushion for Susan G. Komen Philly 3-Day   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, October 2, 2015—Mohawk Flooring is partnering with the 2015 Susan G. Komen Philadelphia 3-Day to provide over 800 pieces of SmartCushion carpet cushion for 3-Day walkers and crew to place under the sleeping bags at the camp.

Construction Spending Rose in August   Full Article
Washington, DC, October 1, 2015—Construction spending during August 2015 was estimated at $1,086.2 billion, 0.7% above the revised July estimate of $1,079.1 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce.

Mapei Launches Free Online CEU Program   Full Article
Deerfield Beach, FL, October 1, 2015—Mapei Americas has opened a free online educational program for architects in the United States and Canada.