Armstrong World Industries, Inc. ( AWI)

Q3 2011 Earnings Call

October 31, 2011 01:00 p.m. ET


Tom Waters – VP of Treasury and IR

Matt Espe – President and CEO

Tom Mangas – CFO

Vic Grizzle – CEO, Worldwide Ceiling Business

Frank Ready – CEO, Worldwide Floor Business


Bob Wetenhall – RBC

John – Barclays

Rodny Nacier – KeyBanc Capital Markets

Kathryn Thompson – Thompson Research Group

Keith Hughes – Suntrust Robinson Humphrey

Dennis McGill – Zelman & Associates

John Baugh – Stifel Nicolaus & Company

Jim Barrett – CL King & Associates

Jack Kasprzak – BB&T



Good day ladies and gentlemen and welcome to the third quarter 2011 Armstrong World Industries Earnings Conference Call. My name is Derrick and I will be your operator for today.

At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. We will facilitate a question-and-answer session towards the end of the conference. (Operator Instructions) As a reminder this conference is being recorded for replay purposes.

I would now like to turn the conference over to Mr. Tom Waters, Vice President of Treasury and Investor Relations. Please proceed.

Tom Waters

Thanks Derrick, good afternoon and welcome. Please note that members of the media have been invited to listen to this call and the call is being broadcast live on our website at

With me this afternoon are Matt Espe, our President and CEO; Tom Mangas, our CFO; Frank Ready, the CEO of our Worldwide Floor Business; and Vic Grizzle, CEO of our Worldwide Ceiling Business.

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