Washington, DC, February 6, 2018—The number of job openings was little changed at 5.8 million on the last business day of December, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.
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Calhoun, GA, February 6, 2018—QuickStep recently named Torlys as winner of its “Step Forward” Partner Award at The International Surface Event. Torlys is QuickStep’s exclusive distributor in Canada.
Washington, DC, February 6, 2018—The goods and services deficit was $53.1 billion in December, up $2.7 billion from $50.4 billion in November, revised, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis announced through the Department of Commerce.
Dallas, TX, February 6, 2018--InstaFloor NA has hired Paul Clark as SVP sales for the North American market.
Wielsbeke, Belgium, February 6, 2018—On February 2, the German District Court of Düsseldorf decided that Ulrich Windmöller Consulting GmbH & Co. KG (UWC) may not offer or grant any licenses on the UWC patent rights, which are based on the priority applications DE 10 2006 058 655, US 13/214,175, DE-U1-20 2011 107 236.7 and EP 2011008659.2.
Arco, IT, February 5, 2018—Aquafil S.p.A. [ECNL] has signed an agreement with Invista to acquire certain tangible and intangible assets related to Invista’s nylon 6 business activity in Asia Pacific.
Tempe, AZ, February 5, 2018—The January Purchasing Managers Index registered 59.1%, a decrease of 0.2 percentage point from the seasonally adjusted December reading of 59.3%, according to the latest Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
Tempe, AZ, February 5, 2018—The Non-Manufacturing Index (NMI) registered 59.9%, which is 3.9 percentage points higher than the seasonally adjusted December reading of 56%, according to the latest Non-Manufacturing ISM Report On Business.
Lancaster, PA, February 5, 2018—Armstrong Flooring is empowering its distributors with increased responsibility for marketing, merchandising and sales of its residential flooring products and is focusing resources to drive growth with national retail and commercial customers.
Plattsburgh, NY, February 5, 2018—Schluter-Systems recently received four product awards from the 2017 Tile & Stone Installation Contractor ClearReport.