Uniboard® and Olon Partner to Unveil the New Bistro Finish

LAVAL, QC - Uniboard®, a North American leader of manufactured engineered wood products, is pleased to announce the launch of its new Bistro finish. An exact match with Olon's Natural Woodgrain Finish, this partnership sets the standard in innovation and provides foolproof and seamless solutions to customers.

"The unveiling of our new Bistro finish in the market is a very momentous occasion for us at Uniboard®," said Don Raymond, Vice President of Marketing, Uniboard®. "We have been working diligently to bring new and innovative design options to our customers and the launch of this new finish option is just one example. This development is indicative of our ongoing commitment to helping our customers meet the individual design needs of each of their projects and sets Uniboard® apart from our competitors."

Available in all Uniboard® melamine colours, the Bistro finish is versatile enough to transcend market segments and adds a modern touch to all applications. Enhancing the world of design and accentuating every creation with the look and feel of real wood, the Company's latest finish captures the essence of natural beauty and enlivens all types of projects. Manufactured at the Company's centrally located Val-d'Or plant, this new modern linear woodgrain finish brings the total number of Uniboard® melamine finish textures to seven.

Designers, architects, builders and manufacturers alike have long favoured Uniboard® melamine surfaces for their commercial and residential projects. In partnering with Olon, Uniboard® has spearheaded a 6-colour program that delivers the perfect matching technology for melamine and moulding selections. From conception to distribution, Uniboard® supports its customers through the entire creative process and ensures a seamless match between design and texture choices.

About Uniboard®
Uniboard Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Pfleiderer AG, is (a he) leading North American manufacturer of engineered wood products, with installed capacity of over 1.1 billion square feet of raw particleboard, high density and medium density fiberboard, of which over 50% is converted into value added melamine and laminated flooring products. Its products are sold to retailers, distributors and finished goods manufacturers, which cater to the kitchen cabinet industry, the furniture industry, the renovation and construction industries, as well as to the floor covering industry. Uniboard® is the largest supplier of thermofused melamine panels in North America. More information at: www.uniboard.com

About Pfleiderer
SDAX-listed Pfleiderer AG (ISIN DE 0006764749) is one of the world's leading producers of engineered wood. The company employs approximately 5,600 people and operates 22 sites in North America, Western and Eastern Europe producing engineered wood, surface finished products and laminate flooring. Pfleiderer is a preferred partner of the furniture industry, specialist and home improvement stores, and interior design suppliers. In fiscal year 2009, the Group generated consolidated revenues of approximately (euro)1.4 billion and EBITDA after restructuring costs of approximately (euro)100 million. More information at: www.pfleiderer.com


CONTACT: Don Raymond, Vice President of Marketing, Uniboard®, (450) 682-5240

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