Prepared By R.R. Donnelley Financial -- Form 8-K
Washington, D.C. 20549
Form 8-K
Current Report
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  10/22/2007
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Commission File Number:  001-2116
(State or other jurisdiction of
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)
P.O. Box 3001
Lancaster, PA 17604
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 1.01.    Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement
The 2007 annual grant of 2,125 phantom stock units to Nonemployee Directors under the 2006 Phantom Stock Unit Plan occurred on October 22, 2007. This grant under that Plan was authorized and directed by the Board of Directors of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. on October 23, 2006. The Plan provides for the grant of phantom stock units to outside directors of the Company as payment for a portion of the director's annual retainer. The units vest on the one-year anniversary of award or, if earlier, the date of a change in control event, contingent upon the director's continued service through such date.

Item 9.01.    Financial Statements and Exhibits
(d) Exhibits

10.1 Form of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. 2007 Annual Award Agreement Under 2006 Phantom Stock Unit Plan.

10.2 Schedule of Participating Directors



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Armstrong World Industries, Inc.
Date: October 23, 2007
/s/    Walter T. Gangl

Walter T. Gangl
Deputy General Counsel & Corporate Secretary


Exhibit Index
Exhibit No.


Form of 2007 Annual Award Agreement under 2006 Phantom Stock Unit Plan
Schedule of Participating Directors