Uniboard® and California Closets® enter into Exclusive Supply Agreement
Laval, Québec (September 1, 2010) - Uniboard®, a North American leader of manufactured engineered wood products, is pleased to announce that they have entered into an exclusive supply agreement with California Closets® for the manufacture and distribution of thermofused melamine panels for California Closets’ Lago® collection for the Southeast United States Market Territory, Mexico, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.
Uniboard® will be the exclusive supplier of thermofused melamine panels for California Closets’ Lago® collection of Italian finishes comprised of six color and texture paper designs. Lago’s unique grain texture and elegant colors enhance all interiors and provide the look, texture, and quality of real wood veneer. This new agreement is in line with both companies’ vision of setting the standard for their respective industries with extraordinary products offerings, exceptional quality, and design expertise.
California Closets® has been designing custom storage solutions for every room in the home for over thirty years. With design locations throughout the U.S., Canada, Mexico, and the Dominican Republic, the company is distinctly regarded for its intuitive organization, innovative design, and commitment to serving customers by listening to their needs and creating quality solutions that fit their lifestyles.
Uniboard Canada Inc., a subsidiary of Pfleiderer AG, is a 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
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 €1.4 billion and EBITDA after restructuring costs of approximately €100 million.
More information at: www.pfleiderer.com
About California Closets
For over thirty years, California Closets has designed custom storage solutions for every room in the home. With franchisees in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean and Mexico, it is the largest custom storage franchise-based company in the world, known for intuitive organization, innovative design, and a commitment to creating an exemplary customer experience. California Closets provides consumers more of life’s most valuable commodity – time.
Additional information can be found at www.californiaclosets.com, in our showrooms, or by calling us at 800.274.6754.
California Closet Company, Inc. is owned by The Franchise Company, a subsidiary of First Service Corporation.
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Don Raymond, Vice President of Marketing, Uniboard® (450) 682-5240
Andre Beaulieu, California Closets® (415) 497-9869 www.californiaclosets.com
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