Interim report, nine months ended September 30, 2004

Interim report, nine months ended September 30, 2004 (All figures in parentheses pertain to corresponding period in the preceding year.) ·Net sales for the first nine months of the year amounted to SEK 2,098 M (2,067). Excluding currency effects, this was an increase of 8% compared with the year-earlier period. ·The operating result for the nine-month period was a loss of SEK 207 M (loss: 141). This loss includes expenses of SEK 253 M (expense: 164) reported as an item affecting comparability. ·Excluding items affecting comparability, the operating result for the nine-month period amounted to SEK 46 M (23) and for the third quarter to SEK 15 M (18). ·The loss after tax for the nine-month period was SEK 209 M (loss: 136). ·Earnings per share for the nine-month period amounted to a loss of SEK 3.90 (loss: 2.53). ·Cash flow from current operations was a negative SEK 97 M during the third quarter and a negative SEK 118 M (neg: 62) for the nine-month period. Net cash amounted to a negative SEK 69 M (pos: 49). Trelleborg, October 22, 2004 Board of Directors Pergo AB (publ) Corporate Communications For further information, contact: Göran Bernhoff, CEO Tel: +46 410 36 31 00 Staffan Söderqvist, CFO Tel: +46 410 36 31 00 Pergo AB (publ), P.O. Box 1010, SE-231 25 Trelleborg, Sweden, Corp. Reg. No. 556563-2600, Tel: +46 410 36 3100, Fax: +46 410 155 60, Website: www.pergo.com This is Pergo Pergo is a laminate flooring company with leading market positions, particularly in Europe and the US. Net sales amounted to MSEK 2,799 (3,194) in full-year 2003 and the number of employees was 795 (784) as at December 31, 2003. Pergo developed laminate flooring at the end of the 1970s and launched the product in Europe during the 1980s. The company started sales in the US in 1994 and later, to a smaller degree, in Asia in and Latin America. The company's products have been marketed under the PERGO® brand name since 1989. The company is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange's O-list. For further information about Pergo, please visit our homepage www.pergo.com. ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2004/10/22/20041022BIT21030/wkr0001.pdf The full report

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Pergo is a leading flooring company with leading market positions, particularly in Europe and the US. Net sales amount to approx. SEK 2,8 billion and the number of employees is around 800. Pergo developed laminate flooring at the end of the 1970s and launched the product in Europe during the 1980s. The company started sales in the US in 1994 and later also in Asia 1995 and Latin America 1997. The company's products have been marketed under the PERGO® brand name since 1989. The company is listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange's Attract 40-list. For further information about Pergo, please visit our website www.pergo.com.

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