Dorel Industries Migrates to AT&T's Global MPLS Network

           Dorel Industries Migrates to AT&T's Global MPLS Network

PR Newswire

MONTREAL, Jan. 29, 2013

MONTREAL, Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dorel Industries Inc., (TSX: DII.B,
DII.A), a Canadian-based world-class juvenile products and bicycle company,
has selected AT&T* to connect more than 40 offices and integrate its worldwide
operations and multiple divisions.

Under the agreement, AT&T is responsible for connecting a number of Dorel's
sites in North America, Europe and Asia through AT&T MPLS-enabled Virtual
Private Network (VPN) to enhance employee collaboration and productivity,
providing access to shared resources across the organization.

With the reliability of AT&T's global network, Dorel will pursue its focus on
diversity, innovation and on creating quality products and brands worldwide.

  oFollowing a recent Dorel acquisition and the creation of a new division,
    AT&T's network is also helping Dorel converge its three operating segments
    worldwide – Juvenile, Recreational/Leisure and Home Furnishings – offering
    a secure and reliable environment for voice and data applications.
  oWith the migration to VPN service, Dorel will replace multiple legacy
    platforms in order to achieve greater flexibility to add locations and
    applications as its global business continues to grow
  oThe agreement builds on an existing relationship between Dorel and AT&T,
    which has been providing Dorel with VPN and managed Internet services, as
    well as voice and video conferencing services. 

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"Our switch to AT&T's VPN is the cornerstone of a long-lasting and successful
partnership," said Ian Farthing, vice president of Corporate Services, Dorel
Industries. "This move allows us to take advantage of its superior networking
capabilities to generate significant cost savings for the company and allow
for our offices all over the world to work seamlessly together."

"AT&T and Dorel Industries have enjoyed a strong alliance for many years,"
said David Aspinall, Canada Sales Center vice president, AT&T. "We are excited
that Dorel will now benefit from a more agile, converged network that will
connect its worldwide offices, provide added flexibility and ultimately result
in an improved customer experience."

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and
affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

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About Dorel Industries Inc.

Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A) is a world class juvenile products
and bicycle company. Now in its 50th year, 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 Bebe Confort in Juvenile, as
well as Cannondale, Schwinn, GT, Mongoose, IronHorse and SUGOI in
Recreational/Leisure. Dorel's Home Furnishings segment markets a wide
assortment of both domestically produced and imported furniture products,
principally within North America. Dorel has annual sales of US$2.4 billion and
employs 5,000 people in facilities located in twenty-two countries worldwide.

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