hardwood flooring

Almanac Market Data

Wood Industry Almanac 2016-2017 market drivers: Flooring

Sales volume of the $23.14 billion U.S. floor covering market totaled 20.52 billion square feet in 2015, says Catalina Research, with hardwood flooring accounting for 1.70 billion and laminate flooring 950 million square feet. Overall projections look good, as both residential and commercial new construction and remodeling markets continue to improve.

Press Releases

Lumber Liquidators Lawsuit Includes Engineered Hardwood Floors

Consumer-rights law firm Hagens Berman filed an expanded lawsuit against Lumber Liquidators (NYSE:LL), stating that the flooring company not only sold noncompliant composite flooring, but that its engineered hardwood floors also contain hazardous levels of cancer-causing formaldehyde, according to the lawsuit.