Anaheim, CA, Jan. 8—The late Shirley J. Lorberbaum has been voted into the World Floor Covering Association Industry Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will be held on January 30 at Surfaces in Las Vegas.
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Aachen, Germany, Jan. 7--The board and shareholders Of Carpet Recycling Europe have decided to close the company and cease operations.
Manchester, NH , Jan. 3--Following a unanimous decision endorsed by members of CarpetMax Canada, the floorcovering association has officially changed its name to Flooring Canada.
New York, Jan. 6-- J.C. Penney expects to meet its January sales goals at stores open a least a year. The firm had expected flat to slightly increased sales.
Portland, OR, Dec. 30--Columbia Forest Products plans to purchase the Nipigon Multiply hardwood plywood underlayment operation in Ontario, Canada from Weyerhaeuser Company Limited.
New York, NY, Dec. 31--Consumer confidence declined in December, largely because of the discouraging employment outlook, according to the Consumer Confidence Board.
New York, NY, Jan. 2--Manufacturing activity expanded strongly in December, the first growth in four months, but it is unclear if that momentum can be sustained, according to the Institiute for Supply Management.
Kennesaw, GA, Dec. 27--CarpetsPlus plans to expand its recently acquired Color Tile brand to 450 stores by the end of 2003.
Washington, Dec. 27--New-home sales jumped 5.7 percent in November to the highest monthly level on record.
Lancaster, PA, Dec. 27--Armstrong World Industries, according to government filings, projected that its net sales will grow to $4.17 billion in 2007, following its projected emergence from Chapter 11 on July 1, 2003.