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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Proxy Materials for the

Shareholder Meeting to Be Held on June 22, 2012



   ARMSTRONG WORLD INDUSTRIES, INC.      Meeting Information    


Meeting Type: Annual Meeting

        For holders as of: April 09, 2012    
        Date: June 22, 2012                     Time: 8:00 AM EST    

2500 Columbia Avenue

Lancaster, Pennsylvania





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1. Annual Report            2. Notice & Proxy Statement


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  Voting items            


The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following:


  1.   Election of Directors              
  01   Stan A. Askren   02   Kevin R. Burns   03   Matthew J. Espe   04   James J. Gaffney   05   Tao Huang
  06   Michael F. Johnston   07   Jeffrey Liaw   08   Larry S. McWilliams   09   James C. Melville   10   James J. O’Connor
  11   John J. Roberts   12   Richard E. Wenz            


The Board of Directors recommends you vote FOR the following proposal:

  2   To ratify the selection of KPMG LLP as our independent registered public accounting firm for 2012.


NOTE: Such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any adjournment thereof. In their discretion, the proxy holders are authorized to vote such other business as may properly come before the meeting or any postponement or adjournment thereof.