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Existing-Home Sales Down 3.2% in July on Limited Inventory   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 24, 2016— Total existing-home sales fell 3.2% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.39 million in July from 5.57 million in June, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Summit International Flooring Announces Partnership with Tuntex Carpet   Full Article
Whippany, NJ, August 24, 2016—Summit International Flooring has announced a new partnership with Tuntex Carpet.

July New Home Sales Up 12.4%, Hit Highest Rate Since Oct. 2007   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 23, 2016—Sales of new single-family houses in July 2016 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 654,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Urban Floor Taps David Gray as VP of Sales   Full Article
City of Industry, CA, August 23, 2016—Urban Floor has named David Gray as vice president of sales.

BASF Announces Price Increase for Caprolactam and Polyamide 6   Full Article
Wyandotte, MI, August 22, 2016—BASF will increase prices for caprolactam and polyamide (PA) 6 polymer by $0.08 per pound in North America, effective September 1 or as contracts allow.

Armstrong Flooring Utilized in Coastal Living 2016 Hamptons Showhouse   Full Article
Lancaster, PA, August 23, 2016—Armstrong Flooring hardwood and laminate flooring are featured in the Coastal Living 2016 Hamptons Showhouse.

Mohawk Expanding Mechatronics Apprenticeship Program   Full Article
Calhoun, GA, August 22, 2016—Mohawk Industries’ apprenticeship program has received 50 scholarships, which will help it expand by providing financial assistance to Georgia participants, according to Chattanoogan.com.

Construction Employment Rose in 39 States in July YOY   Full Article
Washington, DC, August 22, 2016—Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between July 2015 and July 2016, while construction employment only increased in 23 states and the District of Columbia between June and July, according to the Associated General Contractors of America.

Ufloor Adds Uzin as Canadian Distributor Partner   Full Article
Aurora, CO, August 22, 2016—Ufloor Systems has announced the addition of Advanced Flooring Supplies to its growing list of Uzin Canadian distributor partners.

Innovations@DOMOTEX Accepting Submissions   Full Article
Hannover, Germany, August 22, 2016—The submissions process for Innovations@DOMOTEX 2017 has begun.