Pergo files suit against Faus

Pergo files suit against Faus Yesterday, Pergo, Inc. filed an action for damages and injunctive relief under United States and North Carolina state laws against Faus Group, Inc. and Industrias Auxiliares Faus S.L. The suit, which was filed in U.S. District Court in Raleigh, N.C., charges Faus Group, Inc. and Industrias Auxiliares Faus S.L. with copyright infringement, misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, unfair and deceptive trade practices and unfair competition. The complaint alleges that Faus Group and Faus S.L. have, among other things, misappropriated Pergo's designs and breached their contractual obligations to Pergo in their supply agreement. Trelleborg 2004-08-06 Pergo AB Corporate Communications For further information, please contact: CEO - Göran Bernhoff, phone number +46 410 36 31 00 SVP North America - Anthony Sturrus, phone number +1 919 773 6000 CFO - Staffan Söderqvist, phone number +46 410 36 31 00 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/2004/08/06/20040806BIT20080/wkr0001.pdf

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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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