LANCASTER, Pa., April 28, 2008 - Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (NYSE:AWI) has issued its 2008 Notice of Annual Meeting of Shareholders and Proxy Statement. The materials are being mailed to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 28.
The Armstrong World Industries annual meeting of shareholders will be held Monday, June 23, 2008 at 8:00 a.m. at the Company headquarters, 2500 Columbia Avenue, Lancaster, Pa. 17603. Shareholders will be asked to elect nine directors, ratify the selection of independent auditors and approve the adoption of the 2008 Directors Stock Unit Plan.
To attend the meeting, shareholders need an admission ticket and photo identification. To request an admission ticket, shareholders should send a letter or an e-mail request at least 10 days in advance of the meeting to the Office of the Corporate Secretary at email@example.com or c/o C.L. Putt, Armstrong World Industries, Inc., 2500 Columbia Avenue, B701, Lancaster, Pa. 17603.
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Armstrong World Industries, Inc. is a global leader in the design and manufacture of floors, ceilings and cabinets. In 2007, Armstrong's consolidated net sales totaled approximately $3.5 billion. Based in Lancaster, Pa., Armstrong operates 40 plants in 10 countries and has approximately 12,800 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.armstrong.com.