Armstrong Holdings Inc. has announced that it plans to end production of commercial products at its plant in Lancaster, Pa., Commercial tile production will end effective Dec. 17, 2004, with Corlon commercial sheet production ending by 2005. The commercial tile and commercial sheet businesses will be serviced without interruption from other Armstrong facilities, and some sheet volume might be sourced, Armstrong says.

Approximately 450 active employees will be affected by the Lancaster floor plant's restructured operations. The plant will continue to manufacture residential vinyl sheet products.