Press Releases

10/29/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel Increases Third Quarter Sales and Earnings
Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.A; DII.B; NASDAQ: DIIBF) today announced improved year-over-year results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2003
9/23/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel Buys Profitable Ready-To-Assemble Furniture Company
Transaction immediately accretive, adds market share
8/30/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel Announces Acquisition of Remaining Interest in Ampa Group
Dorel Industries Inc. announces that it has acquired the remaining interest of European juvenile products manufacturer Ampa Group of Cholet, France.
8/7/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel Maintains Growth Despite Sluggish Retail Environment
Q2 year-over-year sales increase 10.3%; earnings rise 9.2% • 2003 earnings per share will increase 15-20% in trimmed guidance
5/28/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel Headed for Another Record Year
Ampa Group to help propel 2003 growth - New Global Initiative to leverage European base and Chinese suppliers - Intensified product development creates second half launch blitz - Guidance maintained at US$2.45 to US$2.56 per share
5/1/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel Industries Announces New Juvenile Lineup
Major U.S. Tradeshow Attracts Key Buyers
4/30/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel's Earnings Increase 22% in First Quarter
Sales up over 8% - Ampa Group acquisition already fueling growth
3/9/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel to Build Juvenile "Factory of the Future" in Columbus
Benefits include cost savings and increased efficiencies
3/4/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel Reaches Top End of Earnings Guidance for Fiscal 2002
Earnings increase 31% • Sales up 8%, nud ge US$1 billion • Recent European acquisition sets stage for record year • Total debt, net of cash, reduced to US$39 million from US$217 million • New Director named to Board
2/18/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel Concludes Ampa France Acquisition
Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.A; DII.B; NASDAQ: DIIBF) announced that it has concluded its previously announced acquisition of European juvenile products manufacturer Ampa Group of Cholet, France
2/12/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel Secures Long-Term Financing
Completes The Sale Of U.S. $110 Million In Notes
1/29/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel Acquires a Leading European Juvenile Products Manufacturer
Secures Company as World’s Largest Player in Segment
1/28/2003
Montreal, Quebec
Dorel Projects Strong Growth in 2003
Dorel Industries Inc. (TSE: DII.A, DII.B; NASDAQ: DIIBF) today issued full year guidance for 2003 stating that it is expects to earn between $2.30 to $2.36 per share for the year ending December 30, 2003