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U.S. Population Moving Westward, Taking Corporations With It   Full Article
New York, NY, April 27, 2015—Cities in the West and Southwest are experiencing economic growth exceeding records set before the financial crisis, reports Bloomberg Business.

Home Depot To Stop Selling Vinyl Flooring with Ortho-Phthalates   Full Article
Atlanta, GA, April 24, 2015—Facing pressure from consumer groups, Home Depot says it will discontinue use of a potentially harmful chemical in its vinyl flooring by the end of the year, reports the New York Times.

Durable Good Orders Up 4%, Led By Demand in Transportation   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 24, 2015—Orders for durable goods rose 4% in March, after falling 1.4% in February, according to the Commerce Department. This is the largest increase in eight months.

White Oak Acquires Mountain Rug Mills & Spinning Wheel Rugs   Full Article
Wichita, KS, April 24, 2015—White Oak Custom Carpet has acquired Mountain Rug Mills and Spinning Wheel Rugs based in Hendersonville, North Carolina.

Välinge Hosts Multilayer Modular Flooring Association Annual Meeting   Full Article
Viken, SWE, April 24, 2015—Approximately 50 representatives from the European flooring industry gathered at Välinge’s R&D center in Viken, Sweden on April 20 and 21 to take part in the Multilayer Modular Flooring Association’s (MMFA) annual meeting.

Quick-Step's Reclaimé Featured on Fix It Finish It Series   Full Article
Dallas, TX, April 24, 2015—Quick-Step was recently featured in a episode of Antonio Sabato Jr.’s new television series Fix It Finish It.

Tarkett's Fenwick Elected to IIDA Board   Full Article
Solon, OH, April 23, 2015—Jeff Fenwick, president and chief operating officer of Tarkett North America, has been elected to the International Interior Design Association Board of Directors.

Laticrete Supercap & Mr. David's Form Strategic Alliance to Serve Chicago   Full Article
Bethany, CT, April 23, 2015— Laticrete Supercap is entering the Chicago market through a strategic alliance with Mr. David’s Flooring International, bringing the Laticrete Supercap System to one of North America’s most competitive construction regions.

New Homes Sales Down 11.4% in March   Full Article
Washington, DC, April 23, 2015—Sales of new homes were down 11.4% in March, at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 481,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Linden Lumber Earns NWFA/NOFMA Certification   Full Article
St. Louis, MO, April 23, 2015—The National Wood Flooring Association has announced that Linden Lumber of Linden, Alabama has earned the NWFA/NOFMA Mill Certification.