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Mohawk Home Wins Houzz Best of Customer Service Award   Full Article
Sugar Valley, GA, February 5, 2016—Mohawk Home recently won the Best Of Customer Service award on Houzz for the second year in a row.

Factory Orders Fell Sharply in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 4, 2016—New orders for manufactured goods in December, down four of the last five months, decreased $13.5 billion or 2.9% to $456.5 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau has reported.

Shaw Plant Consolidation Results in Closure of Winchester, Tennessee Facility   Full Article
Dalton, GA, February 3, 2016—Shaw announces its plan to consolidate the operations of Plant 24 in Winchester, Tennessee into other facilities in the North Georgia area.

U.S. Productivity Down Significantly in Fourth Quarter   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 4, 2016—Nonfarm business sector labor productivity decreased at a 3.0% annual rate during the fourth quarter of 2015, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has reported, as output increased 0.1% and hours worked increased 3.3%.

Domotex Turkey Dates Announced   Full Article
Gaziantep, TR, February 4, 2016—Domotex Turkey will take place May 23 to 26.

Details of Fifth China Guangzhou International Floor Fair Announced   Full Article
Guangzhou, CH, February 4, 2016—The fifth China Guangzhou International Floor Fair 2016 will be held at Poly World Trade Expo Center from May 13 to 15.

Shannon Specialty Floors Partners with William Blasek for Representation   Full Article
Milwaukee, WI, February 4, 2015—Shannon Specialty Floors, Inc. has appointed William Blasek LTD to represent its full line of products within select northeastern markets.

Lowe's to Purchase Canada's Rona Home Improvement Chain   Full Article
Mooresville, NC, February 3, 2016—Lowe’s has signed a deal to purchase Canadian home improvement chain Rona for $2.28 billion.

Construction Employment Rises in 190 of 358 Metro Areas YOY in Dec.   Full Article
Arlington, VA, February 3, 2016—Construction employment increased in 190 out of 358 metro areas, was unchanged in 63 and declined in 105 between December 2014 and December 2015, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Private Sector Employment Increased by 205,000 Jobs in January   Full Article
Roseland, NJ, February 3, 2016—Private sector employment increased by 205,000 jobs from December to January according to the January ADP National Employment Report.