Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is a global manufacturer of flooring, ceilings, and cabinets. The company is based in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, and currently has 35 plants located in 8 different countries, as well as approximately 9,000 employees worldwide. In the year 2010, Armstrong celebrated its 150th anniversary, as it was established in 1860. Revenues totaled about $2.52 billion for 2014, and Armstrong is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AWI.
Each year, the Armstrong Foundation, which was started in 1985, has given millions of dollars to a variety of community efforts and charities across the United States, with the goal of improving neighborhoods.
Focused on design and innovation, Armstrong's flooring product line consists of hardwood, laminate, and vinyl. Bruce and Robbins are the other brand names that the company manufacturers.
Hardwood floors from Armstrong include solid or engineered strips and planks, made from the following types of
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is where Armstrong began as a cork-cutting shop. Stamping the name, "Armstrong" on the cork as early as 1864, Thomas Armstrong effectively branded the company. Over the years, a philosophy of balancing the best interests of the customers was maintained through the new products that were being developed, such as insulated cork, fiberboard, ceilings, tiles, and linoleum; eventually leading to a new factory in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, in 1909.
In the 21st century, Armstrong continues to provide a balance as a major floor company that produces ceilings and cabinets throughout the world, reaching both the commercial and residential market.
When customers visit the Armstrong website, they can read pages of information on every product, flooring care and installation, and several ideas for designing a room style.