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Extraordinary gain in second quarter 2004

27 May 2004

In connection with the sale of its ownership interest in Wise Metals Group (WMG), TOMRA will book a gain in the second quarter 2004 of US$ 8 million. WMG produces aluminum can sheet in Alabama, USA. In 2001, TOMRA converted receivables owed by WMG to the aforementioned ownership interest in WMG. The converted receivables were fully reserved for in TOMRA`s accounts in 2001. The after-tax gain of the sale equals US$ 4.8 million.