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Robert A. Hallman elected chairman of ASTM Committee E33.

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March 20, 2012 - Robert A. Hallman, principal scientist at Armstrong World Industries Inc., Lancaster, PA, has been elected chairman of ASTM International Committee E33 on Building and Environmental Acoustics. ASTM International member since 1994, Hallman works on several E33 subcommittees as well as ASTM Committee E05 on Fire Standards and U.S. Technical Advisory Group to International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee 43, Subcommittee 2 on Building Acoustics.

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ASTM International Committee on Building and Environmental Acoustics Elects Robert A. Hallman as Chairman

Press release date: March 16, 2012

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-Robert A. Hallman, principal scientist at Armstrong World Industries Inc., Lancaster, Pa., has been elected chairman of ASTM International Committee E33 on Building and Environmental Acoustics. The committee, with a membership of approximately 200, has jurisdiction over 50 international standards that play a key role in determining the characteristics and performance of materials, products, systems and services relating to the acoustical environment. A member of ASTM International since 1994, Hallman works on several E33 subcommittees. He also serves on ASTM Committee E05 on Fire Standards and the U.S. Technical Advisory Group to the International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee 43, Subcommittee 2 on Building Acoustics. He was honored with an E33 Award of Appreciation in 2007. Hallman, who holds a bachelor's degree in physics from Millersville University, Millersville, Pa., has been with Armstrong World Industries Inc. since 2005. Armstrong is a global leader in the design and manufacture of floors, ceilings and cabinets. It operates 32 plants in eight countries and has approximately 9,100 employees worldwide. ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions. View this release on the ASTM Web site at www.astmnewsroom.org. ASTM PR Contact: Erin Brennan, Phone: 610-832-9602; ebrennan@astm.org

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