Press release; Aug 3, 2006 10:48 AM CET

Interim Report January – June 2006 - CORRECTION

• Net sales for the second quarter amounted to 3,242 MSEK (3,384), and 6,193 MSEK (6,351) for the first six months
• Operating income amounted to 920 MSEK (647) for the second quarter and 1,640 MSEK (1,185) for the first six months
• Operating income, excluding a one time pension curtailment gain of 148 MSEK for the second quarter amounted to 772 MSEK and 1,492 MSEK for the first six months
• Net income for the second quarter amounted to 616 MSEK (405), and 1,103 MSEK (752) for the first six months
• EPS for the second quarter was 2.09 SEK (1.27), and 3.71 SEK (2.33) for the first six months

CORRECTION
Please note that there was a typographical error in the summary of consolidated income statement on the first page in the previously today sent out interim report. Sales for April-June 2006 amounted to 3,242 MSEK.