Washington, DC, April 25--Existing-home sales rose to near-record levels in March with a continuation of strong home price gains.
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Chicago, April 21--Graniti Fiandre, the multi-million dollar ceramic tile company based in Castellerano, Italy, announced the launch of StonePeak Ceramics, Inc., a new porcelain ceramic tile company exclusively dedicated to the American market.
Calhoun, GA, April 21--Mohawk Industries in the first quarter reported net earnings that were up 6% to $70.2 million, or $1.03 per share an increase of 5% above last year.
New York, April 21--The Conference Board reported today that the Composite Index of Leading Economic Indicators declined 0.4 percent in March, following a 0.1 percent increase in February, and a 0.3 percent decline in January.
Houston, TX, April 21--Tarkett Commercial announced today the complete redesign of its Linoleum line. With input from designers throughout the U.S., the new line now includes four distinct collections.
Washington, DC, April 20--Sen. Arlen Specter said he would introduce legislation for a $140 billion U.S. asbestos compensation fund on Tuesday, despite objection to some aspects of the plan by fellow Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
Atlanta, GA, April 20--Invista, the manufacturer of Antron carpet fiber, today announced the launch of its new patented technology, Antron with StainResist.
Trelleborg, Sweden, April 19--The board of directors of Pergo AB has appointed Tony Sturrus as new CEO and president of the company.
Washington, DC, April 19--Housing starts were off by 17.6 percent in March, according to a report from the Commerce Department.
Trelleborg, Sweden, April 18--Pergo AB reported first quarter report operating profit of SEK23m ($3.2 million), as compared to a loss of SEK233m ($32.9 million) in the first quarter of 2004.