Armstrong Acquires Simplex Ceilings
Simplex designs, develops and manufactures specialty metal ceiling systems for a wide range of market segments and applications, with sales primarily in the United States and Canada.
“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. 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.” said Mike Shirk, vice president, Armstrong Architectural Specialties Worldwide. “Simply put, our strategy is to offer the broadest set of innovative ceiling solutions with market-leading service and quality. Simplex is a great fit.”
According to Gerald Morris, previous owner of Simplex, “The Armstrong acquisition of Simplex is a win-win for all involved. The combination of complementary capabilities from each of the companies will result in better products and service for customers, continued growth in the industry and opportunities for Simplex’s dedicated employees.”