Today's Flooring News

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Housing Market To End Year on Strong Note

Washington, DC, December 8--Stronger than expected home sales and higher median prices have caused the National Association of Realtors to revise upward its year-end forecast.

Armstrong Names New CFO

Lancaster, PA, December 7-- Armstrong Holdings, Inc. announced that F. Nicholas Grasberger has been elected Chief Financial Officer effective January 1, 2005. Grasberger replaces Leonard A. Campanaro who will remain as a financial advisor to the company.

Surfaces 2005 On Pace For Record Show

Dallas, Texas, December 7--Surfaces 2005 will have more exhibitors and product introductions than any previous show. Hanley Wood, the owner of Surfaces, said the show will have more products and services, and is on pace to be a record-breaking event.

Minimum Security, Maximum Exposure for Martha Stew

Alderson, WV, Dec. 5--Holiday decorating at the Federal Prison Camp for Woman at Alderson should be minimalist this year. But then again, it's always minimal at the minimum security prison in West Virginia, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.

BP Fabrics Now Propex Fabrics, Acquisition Complet

Houston, San Francisco & Austell, GA, December 3--Propex Fabrics Inc., a subsidiary of Propex Fabrics Holdings Inc. (formerly AFFC Holdings, Inc.), today announced it has finalized the acquisition of BP's Amoco Fabrics and Fibers subsidiary and its as

Milliken’s Russell Grizzle New CRI Chairman

Dalton, GA, December 1--Russell Grizzle, President of the USA Carpet Division of Milliken & Company, was elected as Chairman of the Board of the Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI) at the trade association's annual meeting today.

Armstrong to Reduce Work Force by 240

Lancaster, PA, November 30-- Armstrong Holdings, Inc. today announced plans to reduce its workforce, primarily in its flooring division, in response to changing market conditions. This will lead to the elimination of approximately 240 positions, 70 of whi