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Lumber Prices Rising as Mills Cut Production, Says WSJ

Lumber Prices Rising as Mills Cut Production, Says WSJ

New York, NY, June 19, 2019—Lumber prices continued their sharp climb in June after North America’s largest producer said it would close one mill in British Columbia and eliminate a shift at another, reports the Wall Street Journal.

NeoCon Offers Wrap-Up of 51st Show

NeoCon Offers Wrap-Up of 51st Show

Chicago, IL, June 19, 2019—The 51st edition of NeoCon has wrapped up and the show has issued the following report, “…seven new permanent showrooms opened, and several tenants unveiled renovated new spaces designed by top firms, just in time for this year’s edition.

Piet Dossche Named to WFCA Hall of Fame

Piet Dossche Named to WFCA Hall of Fame

Dalton, GA, June 18, 2019—Piet Dossche, founder of US Floors, has been named to the The World Floor Covering Association’s floorcovering industry Hall of Fame.

Armstrong's Dutch Auction Stock Repurchase Expires

Armstrong's Dutch Auction Stock Repurchase Expires

Lancaster, PA, June 18, 2019-Armstrong Flooring announced the expiration and preliminary results of its modified “Dutch auction” self-tender offer to repurchase up to $50,000,000 in cash of its common stock.

Housing Starts Slipped 0.9% in May

Housing Starts Slipped 0.9% in May

Washington, DC, June 18, 2019—Privately-owned housing starts in May were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1,269,000, 0.9% below the revised April estimate of 1,281,000 and 4.7% below the May 2018 rate of 1,332,000, the U.S. Census Bureau and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development jointly announced.