Insteel Industries Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

             Insteel Industries Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend

PR Newswire

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Feb. 12, 2013

MOUNT AIRY, N.C., Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Insteel Industries, Inc.
(NasdaqGS: IIIN) today announced that its board of directors declared a
quarterly cash dividend of $0.03 per share on the Company's common stock
payable on March 29, 2013 to shareholders of record as of March 15, 2013.


About Insteel

Insteel is the nation's largest manufacturer of steel wire reinforcing
products for concrete construction applications. Insteel manufactures and
markets prestressed concrete strand and welded wire reinforcement, including
engineered structural mesh, concrete pipe reinforcement and standard welded
wire reinforcement. Insteel's products are sold primarily to manufacturers of
concrete products that are used in nonresidential construction. Headquartered
in Mount Airy, North Carolina, Insteel operates nine manufacturing facilities
located in the United States.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of
1995 with respect to the Company's intent and ability to pay future dividends.
Although the Company believes that its plans, intentions and expectations
reflected in or suggested by such forward-looking statements are reasonable,
such forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and
uncertainties, and the Company can provide no assurances that such plans,
intentions or expectations will be implemented or achieved. Many of these
risks and uncertainties are discussed in detail in the Company's reports and
statements that it files with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, in
particular in its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended September 29,
2012. You should carefully review these risks and uncertainties.

All forward-looking statements attributable to the Company or persons acting
on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety by these cautionary
statements. All forward-looking statements speak only to the respective dates
on which such statements are made and the Company does not undertake and
specifically declines any obligation to publicly release the results of any
revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect any
future events or circumstances after the date of such statements or to reflect
the occurrence of anticipated or unanticipated events, except as may be
required by law.

SOURCE Insteel Industries, Inc.

Contact: Michael C. Gazmarian, Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and
Treasurer, Insteel Industries, Inc., +1-336-786-2141, Ext. 3020
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