Mueller Industries, Inc. Declares Cash Dividend for First Quarter

By Mueller Industries Inc., PRNE
Thursday, February 11, 2010

MEMPHIS, Tennessee, February 12 - Mueller Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MLI), announced today that its Board of
Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share on
its common stock. The dividend will be payable March 15, 2010, to
shareholders of record on March 1, 2010.

Mueller Industries, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of copper tube and
fittings; brass and copper alloy rod, bar and shapes; aluminum and brass
forgings; aluminum and copper impact extrusions; plastic fittings and valves;
refrigeration valves and fittings; and fabricated tubular products. Mueller's
operations are located throughout the United States and in Canada, Mexico,
Great Britain, and China. Mueller's business is importantly linked to: (1)
the construction of new homes; (2) the improvement and reconditioning of
existing homes and structures; and (3) the commercial construction market
which includes office buildings, factories, hotels, hospitals, etc.


Statements in this release that are not strictly historical may be
"forward-looking" statements, which involve risks and uncertainties. These
include economic and currency conditions, continued availability of raw
materials and energy, market demand, pricing, competitive and technological
factors, and the availability of financing, among others, as set forth in the
Company's SEC filings. The words "outlook," "estimate," "project," "intend,"
"expect," "believe," "target," and similar expressions are intended to
identify forward-looking statements. The reader should not place undue
reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of
this report. The Company has no obligation to publicly update or revise any
forward-looking statements to reflect events after the date of this report.

Kent A. McKee, +1-901-753-3208

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