Proposal for new Board members in Pergo

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Aug. 14, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- As announced on July 29, 2004 in the invitation to the Extraordinary General Meeting on August 19, 2004 in Pergo AB, the shareholder Explorer Capital Investments, representing more than 10 % of all votes and shares in Pergo AB, has called for the election of new Board members in Pergo.

For the above reason a proposal has been received to, in additon to the present Board members, add the following persons to the Board: Karl Stenstrom, Chairman of the Board in Thomas Concrete Corp., Atlanta, USA and Jan Soderberg, Board member in Osix AB, Hardford AB and Five Star Destinations, Inc. One more name could be proposed to the Board before the Extraordinary General Meeting.

Shareholders representing about 33 % of the shares have declared that they stand behind the proposal.

Trelleborg 2004-08-14 Pergo AB Corporate Communications

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(R) 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

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