A Brand with 155-Year History

More than 155 years ago

A tiny two-man cork-cutting shop


A multi-billion dollar global corporation
Year History
1860 It all began in a tiny two-man cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
1909 Armstrong linoleum was first offered to the trade
1945 Armstrong rakes transporting raw material were a common sight across the USA
1982 Armstrong won its first project in China, the Great Wall Hotel, the first 5-star hotel in China
1985 Appointed China Sales Manager based in Hongkong
1991 First textile product joint venture in Shanghai
1993 Established Sales company (ACL) in Shanghai
1995 Opened Beijing and Guangzhou sales offices
1996 Started up of China’s first ceiling plant and Grid plant (WAVE) in Shanghai
2007 Armstrong World Industries’ Corporate Headquarters Building 701 received LEED-EB Platinum Certification
2008 Armstrong won 12 Beijing Olympic projects
2009 Armstrong Building Products Co. (SH) Ltd. achieved ISO9001 certification for quality management and ISO14001 for environmental management
2010 150 years anniversary for the whole company and 30 years anniversary for Armstrong China
2013 3 new plants opened in China for better service for Asia

Armstrong Ceilings Business overview

At a Glance


Year Founded

$1.2 billion
2015 Revenues


Lancaster, PA USA
Ceiling Portfolio: