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  • LANCASTER, Pa., March 05, 2019 -- Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE: AWI) today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Architectural Components Group, Inc. (ACGI). The acquisition further advances AWI’s strategy to sell into more spaces and sell more into every space by aggressively penetrating the Architectural Specialties segment with the broadest portfolio and capabilities on the market. ACGI marks AWI’s third acquisition in the last twelve months.

    AWI Ceilings and Walls SVP Charlie Chiappone added, “This business is truly one of the gems in our industry. Their innovative, leading-edge designs have unique attributes that architects want to specify and owners want to install. ACGI and their high-performing employees bring wood competencies and capabilities that, when combined with the Armstrong brand strength and market reach, will establish an industry-leading capability in the fast-growing wood ceiling and wall market. ACGI will become the cornerstone of AWI’s center of excellence for our wood product portfolio.”

  • LANCASTER, Pa., Jan. 22, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE: AWI) today announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire the business and assets of Architectural Components Group, Inc. (ACGI), an industry leader in custom wood ceilings and walls with annual revenues of approximately $35 million. ACGI is located in Marshfield, Missouri.

    ACGI is a premier designer and manufacturer of custom architectural specialty wood ceiling and wall solutions. ACGI capabilities and product solutions will complement and enhance AWI’s existing wood ceiling and wall solutions, and further strengthen AWI’s market-leading position in the category that is growing double-digits for AWI.

    AWI CEO Vic Grizzle said, “This acquisition will mark our largest to date and a continuation of our inorganic growth initiatives to increase our participation in the high-value Architectural Specialties segment. With ACGI, we will dramatically expand our Architectural Specialties portfolio and capabilities to meet the growing demand for wood ceilings and walls."

  • LANCASTER, Pa., Aug. 16, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) today announced it has completed the acquisition of Steel Ceilings, Inc. (SCI), a manufacturer of standard and custom aluminum and stainless metal ceilings that include architectural, radiant, and security solutions. SCI has annual sales of approximately $10 million. This acquisition advances AWI’s strategy to aggressively penetrate the architectural specialties segment and provide additional capabilities to sell into more spaces and sell more into every space. SCI is located in Johnstown, Ohio, near Columbus.

    AWI CEO Vic Grizzle said, “Acquiring SCI was a natural decision for us. With their architectural, radiant and security solutions, we expand our manufacturing capacity and overall capability to meet the growing demand for metal ceilings. It’s a great addition to our architectural specialties ceilings portfolio, and we are delighted to have the team on board.”

    AWI will continue to serve existing SCI customers out of the Ohio facility. AWI funded the acquisition with available cash.

  • Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) today announced that it has acquired the business and assets of Plasterform, Inc., a 31-year manufacturer of ultra-expressive, durable, custom architectural cast ceilings, walls, facades, columns and moldings, located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, with annual revenues of roughly $10 million. Plasterform products are made of glass-reinforced gypsum, concrete and polyester resin, and will continue to be sold in Canada, the U.S. and Latin America, now as part of the Armstrong Architectural Specialties custom portfolio. The acquisition enhances AWI's interior accent capabilities, and further supports the company's growth strategy of selling into more spaces and selling more into every space. AWI CEO Vic Grizzle said, "With the unique product and service capabilities of Plasterform, we expand and enrich what is already the broadest portfolio of standard and custom specialty ceilings and walls on the market today. We are excited to welcome Plasterform's employees, sales team, customers, and business partners to the Armstrong family."

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