Cleveland, OH, August 10--Sales of decorative laminates in the US are forecast to increase 3.9 percent per year to 15.7 billion square feet in 2009, valued at $6.2 billion, according to "Decorative Laminates," a new study from The Freedonia Group, Inc.
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Washington, DC, August 9--Home sales are expected to trend down from record levels during the second half of this year, but easily set annual records for both new- and existing-home sales, according to the National Association of Realtors.
Mercerville, NJ, August 9--Congoleum Corp. in the second quarter reported a net loss of $14.6 million or $1.77 per share, which included a $15.5 million charge for asbestos liabilities.
Trelleborg, Sweden, August 9--Pergo (Europe) AB and Witex AG have settled the patent infringement lawsuit initiated by Pergo against Witex USA, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia.
Dalton, GA, August 8--Shaw’s fiber extrusion Plant 38 in Thomson, Georgia, is undergoing a multi-million dollar expansion to meet the growing demand for PET and PTT filament products.
Omaha, NE, August 8--Berkshire Hathaway in the second quarter reported net income of $1.45 billion, or $941 per share, up from $1.28 billion, or $834 a share, in the same period a year earlier.
Dalton, GA, August 5--Wool carpet manufacturer J. Mish Inc. has named Bob Van Order executive vice president.
Atlanta, GA, August 4--For 10 years, Interface, Inc. and its subsidiaries have been engaged in initiatives designed to lighten their company’s environmental footprint.
Washington, DC, August 4--The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announces the launch of a one year pilot demonstration of its newest green building rating system, LEED for Homes.
Dalton, GA, August 4--Today, Industrias Auxiliares Faus and Faus Group, Inc. filed a patent infringement action against Pergo, Inc. and Pergo (Europe) AB.