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Loloi Receives Sixth ARTS Award   Full Article
Dallas, TX, February 2, 2016—For the sixth year, Loloi Rugs was recognized with an ARTS Award, its fourth in the Best Area Rugs Manufacturer category.

Nox U.S. Cuts Ribbon on Ohio LVT Production Facility   Full Article
Fostoria, OH, February 1, 2016—The grand opening and ribbon cutting at the Nox U.S. facility in Fostoria, Ohio took place on January 26.

Vision Design Awards Now Accepting Entries   Full Article
Chattanooga, TN, February 1, 2016—The seventh annual Vision Design Awards competition is currently accepting entries from architects and design firms throughout North America.

Construction Spending Inched Up in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 1, 2016—Construction spending during December 2015 was estimated at $1,116.6 billion, 0.1% above the revised November estimate of $1,116.0 billion, according to the U.S. Census Bureau of the Department of Commerce.

Manufacturing Increased Slightly in January   Full Article
Tempe, AZ, February 1, 2016—The January PMI registered 48.2%, an increase of 0.2 percentage point from the seasonally adjusted December reading of 48%, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.

Personal Income & Disposable Personal Income Both Rose 0.3% in December   Full Article
Washington, DC, February 1, 2016— Personal income increased $42.5 billion, or 0.3%, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $37.8 billion, or 0.3%, in December, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Consumer Sentiment Fell 0.6% in January   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, February 1, 2016—Consumer sentiment fell to 92.0 in January, down 0.6% from December’s 92.6.

J+J Participated in Alliance for Innovation and Sustainability Event   Full Article
Dalton, GA, February 1, 2016—J+J Flooring Group recently participated in the Alliance for Innovation and Sustainability’s “Zero Waste Strategies” event at Dalton State College on January 28.

GDP Rose by Only 0.7% in Q4 2015, According to BEA Advance Estimate   Full Article
Washington, DC, January 29, 2016—Real gross domestic product increased at an annual rate of 0.7% in the fourth quarter of 2015, according to the advance estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

Registration for FloorTek Now Open   Full Article
Dalton, GA, January 29, 2016—Registration for the FloorTek Expo is now open, according to the American Floorcovering Alliance.