Washington, DC, October 10, 2019-Greenbuild has announced additional speakers for its 2019 show line-up; the show takes place November November 19 to 22 in Atlanta, Georgia at the Georgia World Congress Center.
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Plattsburgh, NY, October 10, 2019—Schluter Systems will build a regional distribution center in North Texas, reports the Dallas Business Journal.
Solon, OH, October 10, 2019-After 18 years of service to the company and nearly 50 years in the flooring industry, Mike Klingele will retire from his role as president, Diamond W, effective December 31.
Washington, DC, October 9, 2019—The number of job openings was little changed at 7.1 million on the last business day of August, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported. In July, the rate was 7.2 million.
Milan, IT, October 8, 2019-Mapei president Giorgio Squinzi, 76, died October 2.
Washington, DC, October 9, 2019—August 2019 sales of merchant wholesalers were $499.1 billion, virtually unchanged from the revised July level, but were down 0.7% from the August 2018 level, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.
Washington, DC, October 8, 2019-The small business Optimism Index maintained a historically solid reading, but took a dip in September, falling 1.3 points to 101.8, according to the National Federation of Independent Business.
Washington, DC, October 8, 2019—The Producer Price Index for final demand decreased 0.3% in September, seasonally adjusted, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported.
Dallas, TX, October 8, 2019—Dal-Tile Corporation is currently launching a program nationwide to benefit tile contractors who have earned the Tile Contractors Association of America (TCAA) “Trowel of Excellence” certification level of achievement in their craft, offering end-users a five-year ceramic tile warranty and a ten-year warranty on porcelain products installed by a TCAA Trowel of Excellence certified contractor.
New York, NY, October 7, 2019-Consolidated Carpet announces the purchase of the assets of Vortex Commercial Flooring of Chicago, Illinois.