Today's Flooring News

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Witex Names Siemerling President & CEO

Kennesaw, GA, Feb. 13--Witex is very pleased to announce that Hartwig Siemerling, former COO for the company, has accepted the position of President, CEO and Board Member.

Retail Sales Fall 0.3%

Washington, DC, Feb. 12--Retail sales fell unexpectedly in January as auto demand suffered the sharpest drop in 11 months.

Foamex Names New Chairman

Linwood, PA, Feb. 11--Foamex International Inc. announced that Raymond E. Mabus, Jr. has been elected as non-executive Chairman of the Board, effective immediately.

Koch to Base Parts of Invista in Wichita

Witchita, KS, Feb. 10--Koch Industries Inc. is planning to bring world headquarters for its new Invista business to Wichita, according a report in the Topeka The Capital-Journal. The newspaper cited an internal Koch memo.

Mohawk 4th Quarter EPS Up 21%

Calhoun, GA, Feb. 5--Mohawk Industries, Inc. today announced the highest quarterly net earnings in its history of $102,142,000 and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.51 (both 21% above last year) for the fourth quarter of 2003.

Millstone Acquires Morelock Wood

Bend, OR, Feb. 3--Millstone Industries today announced that a letter of intent was signed for the purchase of Morelock Enterprises, Inc.

City Gets Grant for Clean Up of Former Carpet Plan

Amsterdam. NY, Feb. 2--Amsterdam gets grant to clean up ex-carpet manufacturing site. A $1.7 million state environmental grant will help pay for the restoration of a former carpet manufacturing plant in Amsterdam, N.Y.