Lancaster, Pa.-based Armstrong World Industries has acquired Intalite Inc., operating under the name Simplex. The acquisition will strengthen Armstrong's capabilities in the North American specialty ceiling market and supports the company's growth strategy, including the expansion of its global leadership and manufacturing presence in targeted markets.
Terms of the purchase were not disclosed. Simplex will become part of the Armstrong Building Products division.
"The acquisition of Simplex expands our technical capabilities, broadens our extensive specialty ceilings portfolio and improves our service and lead times for customers in North America,” said Mike Shirk, VP of Armstrong Architectural Specialties Worldwide. “Simplex is a respected company in specialty metal ceilings with a strong team that understands the importance of responsiveness and practical design solutions. That's what our customers are telling us they need. Simply p