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Dow CEO Talks Sustainability

Midland, MI, July 2--Dow Chemical Company's president and CEO, Bill Stavropoulos discussed the company's commitment to sustainable development and his views on the subject this morning.

Home Depot's Nardelli Says Size an Advantage

Atlanta, July 1--Home Depot Chairman and Chief Executive Bob Nardelli said Monday that the country's largest home improvement retailer will use its increasing size and improving service to fend off the aggressive growth of top rival Lowe's, as rep

Interface’s Biomorph Captures the Gold at NeoCon

Atlanta, June 30--Interface Flooring Systems’ Biomorph won the Gold Award in the modular carpet category of the 2003 Best of NeoCon® Awards, sponsored annually by Contract magazine, The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) and Merchandise Mart

North American Technologies Group Gets CARE Grant

Houston, TX, June 26--North American Technologies Group, Inc. announced today that it has been awarded a cash grant from Carpet America Recovery Effort ("CARE") to continue research into the use of post-consumer carpet as a raw material for its TieTek com

Lees Wins Silver Best of NeoCon Award

Greensboro, NC, June 25--Lees Carpets’ commitment to innovation in contract floorcovering was recognized at NeoCon World’s Trade Fair 2003, the premier exhibition for the commercial furnishings industry, held June 16-18 at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago.

1,500 Laid Off At May's

St Louis, MO, June 26--May Department Stores Co. said Wednesday it laid off about 1,500 workers in sales management and support positions. That's about 1.3 percent of its overall work force.

Pergo Adds New Distributor

Raleigh, NC, June, 26--Pergo recently welcomed BPI of Memphis, TN as its newest distributor. They will immediately begin servicing retailers in Texas (excluding El Paso), Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Tennessee (west of the Tennessee River).

Record Pace For New Home Sales

Washington, DC, June 25--Sales of new U.S. homes hit a record pace in May, the government said on Wednesday, buoyed by continued low lending rates and the end of the war in Iraq.