Today's Flooring News

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DuPont's Earnings Should Be At Lower End Of Fo

Wilmington, DE, Sept. 18--Chemicals maker DuPont Co. on Wednesday warned 2003 earnings would be near the lower end of its previous forecast due to a slower-than-expected turnaround in industrial demand.

Invista Donates Global Warming Credits

Kennesaw, GA, Sept. 18--Invista, formerly DuPont Textiles & Interiors, the manufacturer of Antron carpet fiber, will retire 2,258 pounds of global warming credits to offset emissions caused by energy use at the Symposium on Healthcare Design.

NAFCD Profitability Survey Released

Chicago, IL, August 9, 2006--In 2005, profit results for high-profit floor covering distributors hit a five-year peak, according to the annual survey conducted by the National Association of Floor Covering Distributors (NAFCD).

TechCana Deal Secures Wood Supply

ST. Felicen, Quebec, June 19, 2006—TechCana Inc., has announced the execution of an agreement in principle with Domtar Inc., related to the acquisition of certain assets held by Domtar and located at Malartic and Grand-Remous, province of Quebec.

U.S. Xpress Files Registration Statement

Chattanooga, TN, November 17--U.S. Xpress Enterprises, whose wholly owned subsidiary, Xpress Global Systems is a prime provider of transportation, warehousing, and distribution services to the floor covering industry, filed a registration statement with t

Retail Sales Up 0.2% as Auto Sales Drop

Washington, DC, November 12-- The Commerce Department reported that retail sales in October edged up 0.2 percent. The government said that the small increase followed a huge 1.6 percent jump in September.

Gammapar Names New Chief Operating Officer

Forest, VA, November 11 -- Denise Bellenger has been named chief operating officer at Gammapar. Bellenger brings to the Gammapar management team 15 years experience in strategic planning, operations excellence, Information Technology management and organi

State of New Jersey Sues Floor Superstore

Eatontown, NJ, November 10--Linda Branch not only fears the loss of the $1,700 down payment she put down on carpeting at the Floor Superstore on Route 35, but she has been denied the full enjoyment of her brand-new home in West Long Branch while waiting f

Pergo and Unilin Reach Settlement

Trelleborg, Sweden, November 9--Pergo and Unilin have reached an agreement to settle all outstanding issues relating to glue free laminate flooring joint systems.