Dorel declares quarterly dividend



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    TSX: DII.B, DII.A

    MONTREAL, Feb. 6 /CNW Telbec/ - Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B DII.A)
today announced it has declared a regular quarterly dividend of US$0.125 per
share on the outstanding number of the Company's Class A Multiple Voting
Shares, Class B Subordinate Voting Shares and Deferred Share Units. The
dividend is payable on March 6, 2009 to shareholders of record as at the close
of business on February 20, 2009.

    Profile

    Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A) is a world class juvenile
products and bicycle company. Established in 1962, Dorel creates style and
excitement in equal measure to safety, quality and value. The Company's
lifestyle leadership position is pronounced in both its Juvenile and Bicycle
categories with an array of trend-setting products. Dorel's powerfully branded
products include Safety 1st, Quinny, Cosco, Maxi-Cosi and Bébé Confort in
Juvenile, as well as Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Mongoose and SUGOI in
Recreational/Leisure. Dorel's Home Furnishings segment markets a wide
assortment of furniture products, both domestically produced and imported.
Dorel is a US$2 billion company with 4600 employees, facilities in seventeen
countries, and sales worldwide.

    Caution Concerning Forward-Looking Statements

    Except for historical information provided herein, this press release may
contain information and statements of a forward-looking nature concerning the
future performance of Dorel Industries Inc. These statements are based on
suppositions and uncertainties as well as on management's best possible
evaluation of future events. The business of the Company and these
forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties
that could cause actual results to differ from expected results. Important
factors which could cause such differences may include, without excluding
other considerations, increases in raw material costs, particularly for key
input factors such as particle board and resins; increases in ocean freight
container costs; failure of new products to meet demand expectations; changes
to the Company's effective income tax rate as a result of changes in the
anticipated geographic mix of revenues; the impact of price pressures exerted
by competitors, and settlements for product liability cases which exceed the
Company's insurance coverage limits. A description of the above mentioned
items and certain additional risk factors are discussed in the Company's
Annual MD&A and Annual Information Form, filed with the securities regulatory
authorities. The risk factors outlined in the previously mentioned documents
are specifically incorporated herein by reference. The Company's business,
financial condition, or operating results could be materially adversely
affected if any of these risks and uncertainties were to materialize. Given
these risks and uncertainties, investors should not place undue reliance on
forward-looking statements as a prediction of actual results.




For further information:

For further information: Rick Leckner, MaisonBrison, (514) 731-0000;
Jeffrey Schwartz, Dorel Industries Inc., (514) 934-3034

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