Trelleborg makes complementary acquisition within marine fender systems in the US

Trelleborg makes complementary acquisition within marine fender systems in the US Through its business area Trelleborg Engineered Systems, the Trelleborg Group has acquired the operations of US-based Ecoboard, which develops and manufactures primarily marine piling and deck constructions. Ecoboard, which has annual sales of approximately SEK 20 M, produces composite marine piling and decks from recycled polymer materials. This acquisition supplements Trelleborg's product offering in marine engineering solutions, with port facilities as the primary end-customer segment. The acquisition also reinforces Trelleborg's already leading position in this market. Ecoboard will be fully integrated with Trelleborg's existing US operations. Including its Fentek and Seaward brands, Trelleborg is the world's largest manufacturer of marine fender systems. For further information, please contact Mikael Byström, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications +46 (0) 410-67037, or +46 0708-552169, or Viktoria Bergman, Vice President Corporate Communications +46 (0)410-67094 or +46 708-475733. Trelleborg is a global industrial group. Operations are based on spearhead competence within polymer materials and a high level of industrial know-how, combined with functional solutions and systems designed to meet the needs of customers. The Trelleborg Group has annual sales of approximately SEK 22.5 billion, with about 22,000 employees in 40 countries. Trelleborg consists of five business areas: Trelleborg Automotive, Trelleborg Wheel Systems, Trelleborg Engineered Systems, Trelleborg Building Systems and Trelleborg Sealing Solutions. The Trelleborg share has been quoted on the A list of the Stockholm Exchange since 1964. www.trelleborg.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/2004/11/04/20041104BIT21320/wkr0001.pdf

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