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Surfaces a Success for Beaulieu’s New Product Roll

Dalton, GA, February 11--Beaulieu of America unveiled a wide selection of new products at Surfaces 2005. Among the new introductions was a collection of products called Carefree Living, crafted from a new Beaulieu yarn system.

Condo Sales Break Annual Record

Washington, DC, February 11--Sales of existing condominiums and cooperatives hit their ninth consecutive annual record in 2004, while the pace of sales activity in the fourth quarter eased but remained the third highest quarter on record.

Pergo Begins Job Cut Procedures in Sweden

Trelleborg, Sweden, February 10—-Pergo has started Swedish Codetermination Act negotiations at the Perstorp site about letting 60 employees go as part of its restructuring project.

Hardwood Flooring Shipments Highest Since 1966

Memphis, TN, February 9--Hardwood flooring shipments reached nearly 673,000,000 board feet in 2004, the highest level for shipments since 1966, according to NOFMA: The Wood Flooring Manufacturers Association.

Shaw Floor Covering Part of 'Extreme Makeover&

Dalton, GA, February 9--Shaw joined with Centex Homes in the ABC program "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" to help a worthy family receive a new home, complete with appliances, furniture, and decorative accessories.

Systematic Selling Systems Focus at Mohawk’s Color

Nashville, TN February 8--Since 1974, retailers have found good reason to devote significant portions of their stores to the Mohawk ColorCenter program. And this year’s Mohawk ColorCenter Convention reaffirmed the value of their decision.

Smith Flooring Begins Making FSC-certified Solid O

Mountain View, MO, February 7--Smith Flooring last month completed its first run of FSC-certified oak flooring since achieving chain of custody certification from the Forest Stewardship Council late last year.

Mannington Commits to Surfaces 2006

Salem, NJ, February 8--Based on the overwhelming positive response to Surfaces 2005, Mannington Mills Inc. announced today that it has committed to participating in Surfaces 2006.