Today's Flooring News

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New Home Sales Dip 0.2%

Washington, D.C., Oct. 27--New home sales edged down in September but nevertheless registered their third-highest level on record.

Existing Home Sales Hit New Record

Washington, D.C., October 27--Sales of existing homes rose unexpectedly in September, jumping 3.6 percent to a new record on low mortgage rates and strong demand, the National Association of Realtors said on Monday.

Mohawk 3rd Quarter Earnings Up 12 Percent

Calhoun, GA, Oct. 16-Mohawk Industries, Inc. today announced the highest quarterly net earnings in its history of $91,382,000 (12% above last year) and diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.36 (12% above last year) for the third quarter of 2003.

Do Or Die Time For The Asbestos Bill

Washington, Oct. 15--Manufacturers, trial lawyers, insurers and labor unions have been fighting over asbestos liability for 30 years. Now all the warring camps are as close as they've ever been to agreeing on a Congressional truce.

Florida Environmental Group Promotes Green Buildin

Palm Beach Gardens FL, Oct. 13--Florida Green Building Coalition has a new benchmark for green building. Florida's first green production home, built by WCI Communities, Inc., has been certified by the coalition as the state's greenest home...

Interceramic Adjusting To Industry Changes

Dallas, TX, Oct. 13--Increased competition and declining prices are bombarding traditional players in the fast-growing U.S. ceramic floor tile industry, spurring Garland-based tile maker Interceramic to overhaul some of its business, according to the Dall

Mannington To Make Stainmaster Resilient

Wilmington, DE, Oct. 10--Invista, formerly DuPont Textiles & Interiors, announced today that it has selected Mannington Mills to manufacture its new line of Stainmaster resilient flooring.