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Mannington Mills Announces Another $50-million LVT Expansion   Full Article
Salem, NJ – October 30, 2014 – During a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of its expanded manufacturing facility in Madison, Ga., Mannington Mills announced plans for an additional $50-million expansion.

Mohawk Reports Higher Earnings, Sales in Quarter   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, Oct. 31, 2014 -- Mohawk Industries reported third quarter net earnings of $151 million and earnings per share of $2.06.

Tarkett Acquires Carpet Maker Desso   Full Article
Paris, France, Oct. 31, 2014 -- Tarkett has acquired Dutch carpet maker Desso from Bencis Capital Partners.

Consumer Sentiment Highest in Over Seven Years   Full Article
Ann Arbor, MI, Oct. 31, 2014 -- U.S. consumer sentiment rose in October to its highest level in more than seven years, according to the Thomson Reuters/University of Michigan index.

Consumer Spending Declines in September   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 31, 2014 -- U.S. consumer spending fell in September for the first time in eight months, according to the Commerce Department.

Chicago PMI Highest in a Year   Full Article
Chicago, IL, Oct. 31, 2014 -- The Chicago PMI rose to a one-year high in October.

Third Quarter GDP Grows 3.5%   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 2014 -- Gross domestic product in the third quarter grew more than economists anticipated.

Bentley Wins Small Booth Award at NeoCon East   Full Article
Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 30, 2014 -- Commercial carpet maker Bentley has been named IIDA/Contract Magazine Booth Design Awards Small Booth Winner at NeoCon East.

DRC Becomes Fuse Alliance Preferred Supplier   Full Article
Aurora, CO, Oct. 30, 2014 -- Fuse Alliance, a member-owned organization of commercial flooring contractors, said that DRC Industries has joined the group as a Preferred Supplier.

Unemployment Applications Tick Up Last Week   Full Article
Washington, DC, Oct. 30, 2014 -- Initial applications for unemployment benefits last week edged higher by 3,000 to a seasonally adjusted total of 287,000.