Armstrong Flooring

Armstrong is the largest producer of hardwood and resilient flooring in the U.S. Headquartered in Lancaster Pennsylvania, the company operates 15 manufacturing facilities in the United States, China and Australia. The founder, Thomas Armstrong, built this business around the promise: "let the buyer have faith". The business was started in 1891. The flooring business is publicly traded under the symbol AFI.

Armstrong Clears the Decks As Crucial Hearing Near

Lancaster, PA, Oct. 21--The strategy of Armstrong World Industries for emerging from bankruptcy protection as soon as possible seems to boil down to these four words, according to the Lancaster New Er...
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Lockhart Discusses Impact of Armstrong Sale

Lancaster, PA, February 19, 2007--These are uncertain times for Armstrong World Industries and its employees. With the company saying Thursday that it's for sale, questions immediately arise about the...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/lockhart-discusses-impact-of-armstrong-sale...

After Bankruptcy: What’s Ahead for Armstrong?

Lancaster, PA, August 16, 2006--For nearly six years, Armstrong World Industries has competed with one arm tied behind its back, bound by the bankruptcy reorganization process, according to the Lancas...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/after-bankruptcy-whats-ahead-for-armstrong

Armstrong In Dispute With Website Designer

Lancaster, PA, May 14--Armstrong World Industries Inc. is balking at paying another $2.5 million to the developer of its Web site, saying the developer's work was late, incomplete and defective, a...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-in-dispute-with-website-designer

Armstrong Seeks To Toss Bankruptcy Plan Objections

Lancaster, PA, Oct. 29--Two-thirds are down; the other third ought to go. So says Armstrong World Industries, as it deals with objections to its bankruptcy reorganization plan, according to the Lancas...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-seeks-to-toss-bankruptcy-plan-obj...

Armstrong Strikes Deal with EPA

Lancaster PA, October 26, 2006--Armstrong World Industries has agreed to pay part of the government’s tab for cleaning up 16 landfills nationwide that it allegedly used, according to the Lancaster New...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-strikes-deal-with-epa

Armstrong Opens Direct Distribution in Northwest

Lancaster, PA, May 30, 2007--Armstrong announces the establishment of Armstrong NW LLC, its own distribution business in the Pacific Northwest.  Beginning May 29, the new company will provide sal...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-opens-direct-distribution-in-nort...

Building a Hardwood Brand - April 2008

By Brian Hamilton It’s not easy these days for a typical hardwood flooring manufacturer to stand out in what has become a fairly crowded, although somewhat bifurcated and fragmented, mark...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/building-a-hardwood-brand--april-2008

Armstrong Calls for Installer Certification

Lancaster, PA, May 31, 2006--In an industry crowded with flooring options but lacking in trained installers, Armstrong Floor Products issues a call to experienced flooring installers to achieve recogn...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-calls-for-installer-certification

Armstrong to Cut Retention Bonuses 60% in 2006

Lancaster County, PA, December 27, 2005--Armstrong World Industries wants to eliminate next year's annual retention bonuses for about two-thirds of the employees it’s rewarding this December, appa...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-to-cut-retention-bonuses-60-in-20...

Armstrong Resolving More Bankruptcy Issues

Lancaster, PA, August 27--As Armstrong World Industries waits for a new federal judge to decide whether it can emerge from bankruptcy, the company wants its plan for emerging to remain the only one th...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-resolving-more-bankruptcy-issues

Judge Denies Plea to Halt Armstrong's Asbestos

Wilmington, DE, June 2---A bankruptcy judge here decided Friday to let Armstrong World Industries keep progressing toward its own solution to its asbestos woes, rather than wait and see if Congress cr...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/judge-denies-plea-to-halt-armstrong39s-asbe...

New Era: Ruling Leaves Armstrong Still 'Paraly

Lancaster, PA, March 2-- Armstrong World Industries, according to the Lancaster New Era, still will have to do business with one hand tied behind its back. The newspaper reported that when a federa...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/new-era-ruling-leaves-armstrong-still-39par...

Armstrong’s Certified Installer Program a Benefit

Lancaster, PA, August 10--Over 5,000 installers to date have gained the benefits of Armstrong’s Certified Installer Program (A.C.I.P). Participants are tested in proper installation materials and tech...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrongs-certified-installer-program-a-be...

Armstrong’s Bankruptcy Still on Hold

Lancaster, PA, Mar. 15--Armstrong World Industries' drive out of bankruptcy will continue to be stuck in neutral indefinitely, a company document indicates. The Lancaster New Era reported that...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrongs-bankruptcy-still-on-hold

Creditors Want Armstrong To Hold Off On Reorganiza

Lancaster, PA, Sept. 24--Let's look before we leap. That was the point raised Monday by a group in the Armstrong World Industries bankruptcy case, in one of a dozen objections filed against Armstr...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/creditors-want-armstrong-to-hold-off-on-reo...

Armstrong Asks Court to Renew Incentive Programs

Lancaster, PA, August 26--Armstrong World Industries on Monday asked a U.S. Bankruptcy Court to renew two incentive-bonus programs for its top management. The bonuses, worth a maximum of nearly $3...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-asks-court-to-renew-incentive-pro...

Armstrong Deals With Management Retention

Lancaster, PA, December 14--The return of an old problem at Armstrong World Industries -- the exodus of management -- has prompted the company to return to its old solution -- big cash bonuses, accord...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-deals-with-management-retention

Armstrong Offers Employee Stock Ownership Settleme

Lancaster, PA, Oct. 17--Armstrong World Industries Inc. has agreed to pay $1.5 million to end a two-year dispute with the U.S. Department of Labor over the company's employee stock ownership plan,...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-offers-employee-stock-ownership-s...

Armstrong World Industries To Revamp Board

Lancaster, PA, Sept. 9--A change in the ownership of Armstrong World Industries when it emerges from bankruptcy will be accompanied by a change in its board of directors, according to an Armstrong fil...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-world-industries-to-revamp-board

Armstrong Battles AT&T over Phone Bill

Lancaster, PA. September 27, 2005 -- Armstrong World Industries is a $3.5 billion corporation run by highly-educated, highly-paid executives. But Armstrong has at least one thing in common with us reg...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-battles-att-over-phone-bill

The Other Side of Armstrong’s Vacated Plant

Lancaster County, PA, November 18, 2005--In late October, officials enthusiastically unveiled an agreement to revitalize the vacated section of the Armstrong floor plant, according to the Lancaster Ne...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/the-other-side-of-armstrongs-vacated-plant

Armstrong Cuts More Jobs

Lancaster, PA, February 2, 2006--Armstrong World Industries is eliminating dozens of office jobs at its Columbia Avenue headquarters, outsourcing the work to India, employees say. “You can expect ...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-cuts-more-jobs

Armstrong in Court for Restructuring Plan

Lancaster, PA, May 24, 2006--Armstrong World Industries, in a two-year dispute over the size the payouts of its bankruptcy restructuring plan, is set to return to Philadelphia federal court today, wit...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-in-court-for-restructuring-plan

Home sales, Anderson, Fuse, Armstrong Flooring: Strategic Exchange - Apr 2016

By Kemp Harr In January, the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) billing index dipped below 50 for the first time in five months, but the February number inched back up to 50.3. I had a con...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/home-sales-anderson-fuse-armstrong-flooring...

Armstrong Payouts To Be Smaller

Wilmington, DE, May 6--If you were expecting to get paid something out of Armstrong World Industries' bankruptcy reorganization, expect something less. Armstrong attorney Debra A. Dandeneau sai...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-payouts-to-be-smaller

Armstrong May Lay Off More Lancaster Plant Workers

Lancaster, PA, Mar. 15--Another large layoff might be looming at the Lancaster floor plant of Armstrong World Industries, threatening an estimated 175 jobs, according to the Lancaster New Era. Arms...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-may-lay-off-more-lancaster-plant-...

Austrian Firm Agrees to Pay Armstrong $7M

Lancaster, PA, September 27 -- The owner of an Austrian flooring supplier has agreed to pay nearly $7 million to Armstrong World Industries to settle a pair of lengthy disputes, according to the Lanca...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/austrian-firm-agrees-to-pay-armstrong-7m

Armstrong Receives Favorable Ruling in Asbestos Ca

LANCASTER, PA., Oct. 24 -- U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Randall J. Newsome has issued a major ruling in Armstrong World Industries'' favor regarding the "type of science" plaintiffs can use in trying to pro...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/armstrong-receives-favorable-ruling-in-asbe...

Distributor Sea-Pac Sues Armstrong

Lancaster, PA, July 25, 2006--A former Washington state wholesaler of Armstrong World Industries flooring products is seeking $4.9 million from the company, alleging Armstrong broke its contract, acco...
http://www.floordaily.net/floorfocus/distributor-seapac-sues-armstrong