Fourth quarter and Year-end report 2012

“Full-year 2012 was a good 12 months for Trelleborg. In a turbulent economic climate, we improved our geographic balance and portfolio of operations and strengthened our positions. During the year, we formed the joint venture TrelleborgVibracoustic, which is of major strategic significance.

It is a demonstration of our strength that we are able to report satisfactory sales, operating profit and operating margin, despite the period that were underpinned by the considerable unrest prevailing in the global economy in the fourth quarter. In addition, cash flow developed positively as a result of efficient management of working capital.

We are seeing signs that the market trend is beginning to stabilize, albeit uncertainty remains. We are carefully monitoring economic developments and have a solid financial base and continued high readiness to manage a volatile market,”  says President and CEO Peter Nilsson.


Invitation to presentation and telephone conference on February 13 at 10:30 a.m.
A presentation and telephone conference will be held on February 13 at 10:30 a.m. The presentation will be held at Operaterrassen in Stockholm. To participate in the telephone conference, call +46 (0)8 505 564 76 or +44 203 364 5373 or +1877 679 29 93. Code: “Trelleborg”. The conference will also be broadcast on the Internet in real time. Visit our website at: www.trelleborg.com/en/Investors/Presentations for the Internet link and presentation materials.

For further information, please contact:
Media: Vice President Media Relations Karin Larsson, 46 (0)410 67094, 46 (0)733 747015, karin.larsson@trelleborg.com
Investors/analysts: Vice President IR Christofer Sjögren, 46 (0)410 67068, 46 (0)708 665140, christofer.sjogren@trelleborg.com

This is information of the type that Trelleborg AB (publ) is obligated to disclose in accordance with the Swedish Securities Exchange and Clearing Operations Act and/or the Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was issued for publication on Wednesday, February 13, 2013, at 7:45 a.m.

Trelleborg is a world leader in engineered polymer solutions that seal, damp and protect critical applications in demanding environments. Its innovative engineered solutions accelerate performance for customers in a sustainable way. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of about SEK 21 billion in over 40 countries. The Group comprises five business areas: Trelleborg Coated Systems, Trelleborg Industrial Solutions, Trelleborg Offshore & Construction, Trelleborg Sealing Solutions and Trelleborg Wheel Systems. In addition, Trelleborg owns 50 percent of TrelleborgVibracoustic, a global leader within antivibration solutions for light and heavy vehicles, with annual sales of approximately SEK 14 billion in about 20 countries. The Trelleborg share has been listed on the Stock Exchange since 1964 and is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Large Cap.
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