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PRESS RELEASE PRESSEINFORMATION MONIER GROUP JOINS EPIA Leading supplier of building materials for pitched roofs expands photovoltaics activities Luxembourg, 8 August 2011 – The Monier Group was admitted to the European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA), which is headquartered in Brussels. EPIA is the worldwide largest association of the photovoltaics industry with more than 240 member companies from all sectors of the industry. “This membership underpins Monier’s growing activities in the European solar sector”, says Pepyn Dinandt, CEO of the Monier Group. “Through our EPIA membership, we are hoping to gain an exchange on photovoltaik trends and for our interests to be professionally represented on a political level and in legislative procedures. I am certain that Monier, with its many years of experience as a system provider in the pitched roof sector, will also make valuable contributions to the association, especially when it comes to complete PV roof systems.”

About Monier The Monier Group is the worldwide leading supplier of building materials for pitched roofs as well as innovative roof, chimney and ventilation systems. The company has operations in more than 40 countries, which are managed by a Luxembourg-based holding company. Through decades of experience, a wide range of products and pioneering innovations, the Monier Group is able to utilise the full potential of roofs in terms of sustainability – for the benefit of its customers as well as today’s and future generations. In 2010, 8,900 employees generated a turnover of 1.281 billion euros. For more information, please visit:

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Monier Group S.à r.l., 5, rue Jean Monnet, L-2180 Luxembourg, Chairman and Group CEO Pepyn Dinandt T +352 2 64 20-475 F +352 2 64 20-664 Monier Group S.à r.l., Société à responsabilité limitée, Share capital: EUR 7.400.000 Registered Office: 5, rue Guillaume Kroll, L-1882 Luxembourg, RCS Luxembourg: B-122.155, VAT No. LU 21903102