Washington, DC, April 21, 2017—Existing-home sales took off in March to their highest pace in over ten years, and severe supply shortages resulted in the typical home coming off the market significantly faster than in February and a year ago, according to the National Association of Realtors.
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Washington DC, April 21, 2017—The Department of Commerce preliminarily found that the Government of China unfairly subsidizes its hardwood plywood producers and imposed preliminary countervailing duties on Chinese hardwood plywood imports, ranging from 9.89% to 111.09% for the mandatory respondents and 9.89% for all other Chinese hardwood plywood producers.
Atlanta, GA, April 21, 2017— Interface is recognized for its sustainability accomplishments in Paul Hawken's latest book, "Drawdown – The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming," released this week. Interface helped fund Project Drawdown and supports the idea that companies must take action on carbon emissions now.
New York, NY, April 21, 2017—Howard Brodsky, co-CEO of CCA Global Partners, and Jeff Lorberbaum, CEO of Mohawk Industries, were honored on April 20 for their contribution to the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation at the first inaugural Footsteps to the Future Endowment Gala.
Crossville, TN, April 20, 2017—Officials with domestic tile manufacturer Crossville Inc. have announced the company recycled 21,131,930 pounds of fired porcelain in 2016, bringing the company’s cumulative recycling total to just over 91 million pounds since the 2009 launch of the Tile Take-Back program and subsequent Toto USA recycling partnership.
Washington, DC, April 20, 2017—The American Institute of Architects (AIA) reported the March Architecture Billings Index (ABI) score was 54.3, up from a score of 50.7 in the previous month.
Toronto, ON, April 20, 2017—Novalis Innovative Flooring recently added Cartwright Distributing to the growing list of floorcovering distributors for its NovaFloor LVT product line.
Kaisersesch, DE, April 20, 2017—Classen Intellectual Property GmbH, a subsidiary company of the Classen-Group, has terminated, with immediate effect, a partnership agreement with Pergo AB - a subsidiary company of Mohawk.
Atlanta, GA, April 20, 2017—The Indigo Girls (Emily Saliers and Amy Ray) will take the Icon Honors 2017 stage on July 13 in an exclusive performance capping the most anticipated and important night in the home and gift industry.
Boca Raton, FL, April 19, 2017—Q.E.P. Co. has announced the acquisition of two companies: AC Products Co. and Southern Cross Building Products.