Today's Flooring News

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Mohawk Releases Dealer Meeting Schedule

Dalton, GA, Sept. 29--Earlier this year, Mohawk Industries announced that instead of attending Surfaces 2004, it would instead expand the number of regional dealer meetings.

GDP Revised Up, Spending Strong

Washington, DC, Sept. 26--Healthy consumer spending nudged U.S. economic growth ahead at a slightly faster second-quarter pace than previously thought, the Commerce Department said on Friday.

Existing Home Sales Break Record Again

Washington, Sept. 25--Sales of existing single-family homes set a second consecutive monthly record in August on the heels of record-low interest rates in June.

Formica Files Reorganization Plan

Warren, NJ, Sept. 24--Formica Corporation has filed its Plan of Reorganization and Disclosure Statement with the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York.

Columbia Announces Price Increase

Danville, VA, Sept. 22--Columbia Flooring today announced the company will institute a price increase of up to 10 percent on its 3/4" prefinished solid oakhardwood flooring products.

Housing Starts Drop

Washington, DC, Sept. 17--Home building activity dropped off in August from a 17 year high in July, showing a cooling in the red-hot U.S. housing sector.

Columbia Acquires Millwood Specialty Flooring

Danville, VA, Sept. 16--Columbia Flooring today announced that it has completed the purchase of Millwood Specialty Flooring Inc., a manufacturer of unfinished 3/4" solid hardwood flooring, located in Ellijay, GA.

Carpets of Dalton Expands Business

Dalton, GA, Sept. 15--To hear Jerry Hennon tell it, empathy has more than a little to do with the expansion of his family's business, according to the Chattanooga Times/Free Press.