Divestment of Trelleborg's "Other Activities" sector proceeds according to plan

Divestment of Trelleborg's "Other Activities" sector proceeds according to plan The process surrounding the sale of metals-recovery company Metech is underway with a number of interested prospective buyers. Trelleborg estimates that it will be possible to provide further information about the sales process during the next quarter. The sale of the Group's Other Activities sector is virtually concluded. The only remaining assets consist of Metech and an industrial property in Stockholm. The originally announced affect of the sale of this sector on earnings (an estimated SEK -100 M - SEK 0 M) remains unchanged. For further information, please contact Mikael Byström, Senior Vice President Corporate Communications at Trelleborg AB, telephone: +46 (0)410-670 37, or mobile 0708-55 21 69, or the Trelleborg Corporate Communications Department, telephone: +46 (0)410-670 00. Trelleborg is a global industrial group undergoing a major process of change. The key concept is concentration and profitable growth. The Group has annual sales of SEK 13.5 billion, with slightly more than 12,000 employees in 28 countries. Trelleborg consists of four business areas: Automotive, Wheel Systems, Engineered Systems and Building Systems. The Trelleborg share has been quoted on the A list of the OM Stockholm Exchange since 1964. www.trelleborg.com ------------------------------------------------------------ This information was brought to you by BIT http://www.bit.se The following files are available for download: http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/10/20001010BIT00610/bit0001.doc http://www.bit.se/bitonline/2000/10/10/20001010BIT00610/bit0002.pdf