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USGBC Named to Scientific American 50

Washington, DC, December 14, 2005--The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) has been named by Scientific American magazine as a Business Leader within the 2005 Scientific American 50--the magazine's prestigious annual list recognizing outstanding acts

Tandus Announces 3Q Results

Dalton, GA, December 14, 2005--Tandus Group, Inc., announced its financial results for the third quarter (13 weeks) and year-to-date (39 weeks) ended October 29, 2005.

Surfaces on Track For Record-Breaking Show

Dallas, TX, December 12, 2005--Surfaces 2005 was a record-breaking event with the participation of 1,054 exhibiting companies in almost 500,000 net square feet of exhibit space.

Supreme Court to Hear Mohawk Appeal

Washington, DC, December 12, 2005--Mohawk Industries Inc. Monday won a chance to convince the U.S. Supreme Court that it shouldn't face a civil racketeering lawsuit brought by employees alleging the company hired illegal immigrants.

Tarkett Announces Acquisition of Johnsonite

Cleveland, OH, December 8, 2005--In a move that strengthens their position in the commercial flooring category, Tarkett announced the acquisition of Johnsonite of Chagrin Falls, OH, the leading brand in specialty flooring and flooring accessories.

NRF Praises Reported Tax Reform Delay

Washington, DC, December 8, 2005--The National Retail Federation today welcomed published reports that President Bush will likely postpone any major push for federal tax reform until 2007 or 2008.

Homebuilder Hovnanian 4Q Earnings Up 24%

Red Bank, NJ, December 8, 2005--Homebuilder Hovnanian Enterprises reported fourth quarter earnings that increased 24 percent on strong home sales, even as predictions of a housing slowdown mounted.

Shaw Hosts Tour of Government Officials

Dalton, GA, December 7, 2005--Shaw Industries hosted federal, state and local government officials, including U.S. Environmental Protection Agency representatives, for a tour of its tile manufacturing facility in Cartersville, Georgia on December 6, 2006.