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Common Shares of Masonite International Corporation to Commence Trading on NYSE

  Common Shares of Masonite International Corporation to Commence Trading on
  NYSE

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TAMPA, Fla. -- September 5, 2013

Masonite International Corporation (NYSE: DOOR) today announced that its
common shares have been approved for listing on the New York Stock Exchange
("NYSE"). The shares will begin trading on the NYSE on Monday, September 9,
2013 under the symbol DOOR. In connection with the listing, the Company will
become a public reporting company under U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission regulations.

"Listing the Company’s shares on the NYSE will provide a more liquid and
transparent market for our shareholders," said Mark Erceg, Executive Vice
President and Chief Financial Officer.

"We are excited about this important step in Masonite’s evolution and remain
focused on executing against a balanced set of business strategies to drive
sustainable top and bottom line growth,” added Fred Lynch, President and Chief
Executive Officer.

"Masonite is a welcome addition to the NYSE listed company community which
shares our commitment to innovation, quality, excellence and the customer,"
said Scott Cutler, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Listings, NYSE
Euronext. "We welcome the opportunity to partner with Masonite and its
shareholders, and to be part of the company's future growth.”

About Masonite

Masonite International Corporation is a leading global designer and
manufacturer of interior and exterior doors for the residential new
construction; the residential repair, renovation and remodeling; and the
non-residential building construction markets. Since 1925, Masonite has
provided its customers with innovative products and superior service at
compelling values. Masonite currently serves more than 6,000 customers in 70
countries. Additional information about Masonite can be found at
www.masonite.com.

Forward-looking Statements

This document includes forward-looking statements, all of which are subject to
risks and uncertainties. One can identify these forward-looking statements by
their use of words such as “may,” “might,” “will,” “should,” “would,”
“outlook,” “estimates,” “projects,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “expects,”
“intends,” “forecasts,” “targets,” “believes,” and other words of similar
meaning, or by the fact that they do not relate strictly to historical or
current facts. Such forward-looking statements reflect management’s current
beliefs and are based on information currently available to management. All
forward-looking statements in this document are qualified by these cautionary
statements. These forward-looking statements are likely to address, but may
not be limited to, the Company’s strategies relating to growth and cost
containment; the Company’s future operations; the Company’s ability to
effectively integrate our recent acquisitions and achieve the intended
benefits and synergies of the acquisitions; political and economic stability,
especially in the geographic areas where the Company manufactures or sells its
product; and improving global conditions in the door manufacturing and housing
industries consistent with the Company’s assumed levels of housing starts and
repair, renovation and remodeling. Readers must carefully consider any such
statements and should understand that such statements are based on
management’s current estimates and assumptions and are subject to many
factors, risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results and
developments to differ materially from the Company’s forward-looking
statements. These factors may include inaccurate assumptions and a broad
variety of other known and unknown risks and uncertainties, including: general
economic, market and business conditions; levels of residential new
construction, residential repair, renovation and remodeling and
non-residential building construction activity; competition; our ability to
successfully implement our business strategy; ability to manage our operations
including integrating our recent acquisitions and companies or assets we
acquire in the future; our ability to generate sufficient cash flows to fund
our capital expenditure requirements and to meet our debt service obligations,
including our obligations under our senior notes and our senior secured
asset-based credit facility; labor relations (i.e., disruptions, strikes or
work stoppages), labor costs and availability of labor; increases in the costs
of raw materials or any shortage in supplies; our ability to keep pace with
technological developments; the actions by, and the continued success of,
certain key customers; our ability to maintain relationships with certain
customers; new contractual commitments; the ability to generate the benefits
of our restructuring activities; retention of key management personnel;
environmental and other government regulations; limitations on operating our
business as a result of covenant restrictions under our existing and future
indebtedness, including our senior notes and our ABL Facility; and other
factors publicly disclosed by the Company from time to time. No
forward-looking statement can be guaranteed and actual future results may vary
materially. Therefore, we caution you not to place undue reliance on our
forward-looking statements. The Company disclaims any responsibility to update
these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information,
future events or otherwise unless required by applicable law.

Contact:

Masonite International Corporation
Joanne Freiberger, 813-739-1808
Vice President and Treasurer
investorrelations@masonite.com
 
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