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Armstrong Announces Price Increase on Resilient Pr

Lancaster, Pa., September 21, 2005--Armstrong announced today that it will initiate an average six percent price increase on its residential and commercial resilient sheet and tile products, effective with shipments on October 24, 2005.

DFS Acquires The Invironmentalists’ Northern Calif

Foster City, CA, September 20, 2005--DFS Commercial, Inc. announced its acquisition of the greater San Francisco bay area division of The Invironmentalists, the leading provider of commercial flooring products, installation, and maintenance services in no

Foamex Files for Chapter 11

Linwood, PA, September 19, 2005 -- Foamex International has announced that the it and certain of its subsidiaries have filed voluntary petitions for relief under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code.

Study Says Asbestos Bill Would Go Broke in Three Y

Washington, DC, September 19, 2005 -— According to a study released this morning, the $140 billion asbestos compensation fund being considered in the Senate would be swamped by more than double that amount in claims and go broke within three years.

Tarkett Residential’s Lembregts and Morando Take o

Farnham, Quebec, September 15, 2005--Tarkett Residential announced today the reorganization of its North American residential business unit. Jan Lembregts was named president of the resilient and wood divisions, while Jim Morando was named president of cu

Mohawk: CRI Seal of Approval Opportunity to Enhanc

Dalton, GA, September 14, 2005--Mohawk Industries is a strong supporter of CRI’s Seal of Approval Program for a number of reasons, but one stands out: Mohawk believes this is an excellent opportunity to enhance the professionalism of the industry—and enha

CRI Awards First Seal of Approval Certifications f

Kennedy Space Center, FL, September 12, 2005--An x-ray analyzer "gun" used on Space Shuttle Discovery is now being aimed at more earthly matters - measuring how much soil is removed from household and commercial carpet.