Uniboard unveils its 2010 melamine colour collection - 12 new colours set to
revitalize industry across all market segments

Laval, QC, March 23 /CNW Telbec/ - Uniboard, the North American leader in engineered wood products, launches its much anticipated new melamine colour line. The collection, coined "Elegantly Natural", will be unveiled to the Company's top clients, designers and market enthusiasts today.

"As we reveal our 2010 Melamine Colours, we are excited to bring consumers new and sustainable design options," said Don Raymond, Vice President of Marketing at Uniboard. "From strong accents and contrasts to modern linear wood grains, our 12 new colours offer the perfect balance between residential and commercial design needs. This collection is innovative and serves to set the standard in design across all market segments from office furniture, store fixtures, residential kitchens/closets/storage to commercial and healthcare."

Capturing the essence of nature and enriching the world of design, Uniboard's 12 new wood tones defy the industry standard and raise the bar on contemporary artistic expression. Uniboard's latest colour palette will be available in the Company's full MDF and particleboard product line.

Uniboard's 2010 melamine collection features the following new colours:

    - G13 Soho Apple (light, natural wood grain)
    - G14 Rialto Apple (warm, natural wood grain)
    - G15 Velvet Wenge (exotic, dark chocolate)
    - G16 Milano Oak (dark grey/brown, linear wood tone)
    - G17 Grigio (dark, linear graying wood tone)
    - G18 Caramello (warm, smooth honey hue)
    - G19 Cashmere (modern, cool exotic)
    - G20 Sheer Linen (intricate, woven beige tone)
    - 520 Sweet Beige (soft neutral creamy colour)
    - G21 Viva Walnut (natural brown woodgrain)
    - G22 Ribbon White (vibrant vanilla accent)
    - G23 Coastal Pear (pale graying beige wood tone)

As part of Uniboard's vision to remain at the forefront of technology while being sensitive to environmental issues, all of the new colors are available in NU Green(TM) zero, the greenest solution and NU Green(TM) 2, the most competitively priced eco-friendly panel on the market.

About Uniboard

Uniboard 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.

About Pfleiderer:

MDAX-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

SOURCE Uniboard Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Ines Gomes, Zenergy Communications, 1-866-440-4034, media@zenergycom.com

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