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David Gross Named Executive Director of INSTALL

David Gross Named Executive Director of INSTALL

Washington, DC, January 27, 2023—INSTALL, the North American provider of floorcovering installation training and certification, announces the appointment of David Gross as INSTALL executive director.

Pending Home Sales Rose 2.5% in December

Pending Home Sales Rose 2.5% in December

Washington, DC, January 27, 2023—The Pending Home Sales Index (PHSI)—a forward-looking indicator of home sales based on contract signings—improved 2.5% to 76.9 in December, the first increase since May 2022.

Surteco Forms License Agreement with Unilin

Surteco Forms License Agreement with Unilin

Waregem, Belgium, January 27, 2023—Unilin Technologies has entered into a license agreement with Surteco, which allows Surteco to use roll-to-roll digital printing technologies from Unilin’s patent portfolio.

Torlys Celebrating 35 of Business While at Surfaces

Torlys Celebrating 35 of Business While at Surfaces

Toronto, ON, January 27, 2023-Torlys is gearing up to celebrate its 35th milestone anniversary by showcasing its latest flooring innovations and continued commitment to Making Flooring Better at the International Surface Event (TISE).

GDP Rose 2.9% in Q4

GDP Rose 2.9% in Q4

Washington, DC, January 26, 2023—Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 2.9% in Q4 2022, according to the advance estimate released by the Bureau of Economic Analysis.

New Home Sales Rose 2.3% in December

New Home Sales Rose 2.3% in December

Washington, DC, January 26, 2023—Sales of new single-family houses in December 2022 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 616,000, according to estimates released jointly by the U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 2.3% above the revised November rate of 602,000 and 26.6% below the December 2021 estimate of 839,000.