Today's Flooring News

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Home Buyers Opting for Upscale Amenities

Washington, DC, May 12--Given the choice between more space or higher quality features, new home buyers are overwhelmingly opting for the latter, according to the latest survey data from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB.

Congoleum Reaches $103M Insurance Settlement

Mercerville, NJ, May 12--Congoleum Corp. announced today that it has reached a settlement agreement with one of its excess insurance carriers over coverage for asbestos-related claims.

CARE: Over 108 M Lbs. of Carpet Diverted From Land

Pine Mountain, GA, May 11--The Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) Third Annual Conference got underway yesterday as recyclers, prospective entrepreneurs, carpet industry, state and federal officials, and equipment manufacturers gathered at Southern Pin

Congoleum Narrows 1Q Loss

Mercerville, NJ, May 10--Congoleum Corp. in the first quarter reported a loss of $352,000, versus a net loss of $435,000 in the first quarter of 2004. The net loss per share was $.04 in the first quarter of 2005 compared with $.05 per share in the first q

Sturrus to Run Pergo from U.S.

Raleigh, NC, May 9--Tony Sturrus, who has been named to the post of CEO, at Pergo, will oversee the company's 700-employee operation from Raleigh, where the company's U.S. headquarters is based.

Murfin Named VP Sales, Armstrong Flooring Products

Lancaster, PA, May 9--Paul Murfin has been named Vice President of Sales, Armstrong Flooring Products – Americas. Murfin will be responsible for all independent channel Residential and Commercial sales in North America.