History of Armstrong Flooring

See how a small cork-cutting company, begun in 1860 in Pittsburgh, PA, grew to become one of the largest flooring manufacturers in the U.S.A.

1900

1900

Armstrong Cork Company begins recycling cork waste for use in the production of corkboard insulation. Later, cork waste is used to produce cork flooring tile.

1907

1907

Armstrong builds a linoleum factory in Lancaster, PA.

1917

1917

Armstrong national consumer advertising featuring linoleum appears for the first time in The Saturday Evening Post.