Armstrong World Industries, Inc.


  • Pre-filing annual sales: $5,874 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing assets: $7,104 (millions of current dollars)
  • Pre-filing number of employees: 18,300
  • Sub-industry: 30 Rubber and Miscellaneous Plastics Products
  • Place of incorporation: PA
  • Court for city of headquarters: PA Reading
  • In business at filing? yes

Bankruptcy case

  • Chapter at filing: Chapter 11
  • Who filed case? debtors
  • Debtor's lead attorney: Weil Gotshal
  • Date of filing: December 6, 2000
  • Judge at filing: Joseph J. Farnan, Jr.
  • Court district of filing: DE
  • Court city of filing: Wilmington
  • Case number: 00-04471
  • Cause of bankruptcy: Asbestos
  • Forum shop? Forum Shop

  • Case transferred? no
  • Destination court of transfer: not applicable
  • Creditors committee appointed? yes
  • ยง363 sale: no 363 sale
  • Dip loan final approval? yes
  • Plan type: free fall

  • Disposition status: confirmed
  • Date of disposition: August 18, 2006
  • Judge at disposition: Eduardo C. Robreno
  • Days from filing to disposition: 2081

After the case

  • Did firm emerge? Company emerged
  • Did firm refile? emerged 5 years, did not refile

The BRD has been supported by grants from these organizations:

National Conference of Bankruptcy Judges

Turnaround Management Association

American Bankruptcy Institute

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