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Mohawk in process of purchasing patent portfolio of PergoMohawk in process of purchasing patent portfolio of Pergo2012-10-29T23:00:00Z

Mohawk Inc., the mother company of the Unilin group, yesterday announced that it is in the process of an agreement to purchase Pergo. Pergo is a leading manufacturer, distributor and marketer of premium laminate flooring in both Europe and the United States. In 2007, Pergo was acquired by Pfleiderer, a European-based board product and wood company, which is presently going through bankruptcy proceedings.

In addition to the flooring business, Pergo is the owner of a substantial world-wide patent portfolio (+/- 900 patent and/or patent applications) which covers several innovative flooring technologies. These patents protect amongst others several fold-down locking technologies, certain surface technologies, digital print technologies, and moulding technologies. Flooring Industries shall, after the completion of the acquisition, have the possibility to license out these technologies to its customer portfolio.

 

 

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