Pergo wins in the Court of Appeal

Pergo wins in the Court of Appeal Court of Appeal for the Federal Circuit in the United States has affirmed the ruling from the US International Trade Commission (ITC) from March 2002. The ruling says that joints manufactured by Pergo under licence from Unilin do not violate the patent held by Välinge Aluminium AB. The ruling means that Pergo is free to import and sell products with these joints in the US without restrictions. Trelleborg 2003-09-11 Pergo AB Corporate Communication For further information, please contact: CEO - Raimo Issal, phone number +46 410 36 31 00 CFO - Annette Kumlien, phone number +46 410 36 31 00 ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by Waymaker http://www.waymaker.net The following files are available for download: http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/09/11/20030911BIT00160/wkr0001.doc http://www.waymaker.net/bitonline/2003/09/11/20030911BIT00160/wkr0002.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.