Today's Flooring News

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Shaw Intros New Backing System

Dalton, GA--Shaw has recently introduced PowerEdge, an innovative secondary backing that creates a stronger fabric at the roll edges to prevent roll crush and edge ravel at the seams.

Shaw Debuts “Anso Visions” Collection

Dalton, GA, January 11, 2006--Shaw Industries has introduced a comprehensive selection of today’s most current looks in carpet, with all styles featuring Anso’s popular Caress ultra-soft nylon.

Dow Increases Latex Prices

Midland, MI, January 11, 2006)—Effective January 30, 2006, the Dow Latex business is increasing the prices of all latex products sold into the carpet industry by US$0.03/lb (dry) in the United States and Canada.

Home Depot to Acquire Hughes Supply

Atlanta, GA, January 10, 2006--Home Depot and Hughes Supply, Inc., a leading distributor of construction, repair and maintenance products, today announced a definitive agreement for Home Depot to acquire Hughes Supply for an aggregate consideration of $3.

Iranians to Produce $9 Million Carpet

Tehran, Iran, January 9, 2006--Iranian carpet weavers will start weaving a 5,700-square-meter, 80-billion-rial (roughly US $9 million) carpet for the Sheikh Zayed al Nahyan Mosque as of January 21, 2006.

Home Depot Acquires Chem-Dry

Atlanta, GA, January 9, 2006--Home Depot announced that it has acquired Chem-Dry, the franchisor for the world's largest carpet and upholstery cleaning and service provider network. Chem-Dry has nearly 4,000 franchises worldwide, including 2,500 in th

NAM: Soaring Natural Gas Prices Pose Critical Chal

Washington, DC, January 6, 2006--High winter heating bills will continue to suppress consumer spending in the first quarter of 2006, resulting in the economy growing at an annual rate of just 2.6 percent - the slowest quarterly growth rate since the first

Propex to Buy SI

Austell, GA, January 6, 2006--Propex Fabrics Inc., SI Concrete Systems Corporation and SI Geosolutions Corporation (SI) announced today that a definitive agreement has been entered into whereby Propex will purchase SI.

Pending Home Sales Index Slowing

Washington, DC, January 5, 2006--Pending home sales, a leading indicator for the housing sector, slowed for the third consecutive month and demonstrates that a market transition is firmly in place, according to the National Association of Realtors.

Mohawk Hardwood Intros Target High and Low Price P

Dalton, GA, January 5, 2006--Mohawk Hardwood launches for 2006 cover the spectrum. In addition to its new premium products featuring Scotchgard Advanced Repel Finish Technology, the company has rolled out a new line of exotic solid hardwood floors.