The Paroc Group is one of the leading manufacturers of mineral wool insulation products and solutions in Europe. Paroc products include building insulation, technical insulation, marine insulation, structural stone wool sandwich panels and acoustic products. We have production facilities inFinland, Sweden, Lithuania, Poland and Great Britain. We have sales and representative offices in 13 countries in Europe. Paroc Group Oy Abs majority shareholder is the BA Capital Partners Europe equity fund. Minority shareholders include Nordic, BG Kapital Ltd/Proxum Oy and Parocs management and personnel. Our net sales in 2002 amounted to EUR 279million and we employed 1.849 persons.