This Credit Agreement (the "Agreement"), dated as of November 29, 2000, is among Michigan National Bank, a
national banking association, and the other banking institutions who appear as signatories to this Agreement (each
a "Bank" and collectively the "Banks"), Michigan National Bank, as agent ("Agent"), and Mueller Industries, Inc.,
a Delaware corporation ("Borrower").
A. Borrower has requested and, subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, the Banks have agreed to
provide to Borrower a line of credit in the amount of $200,000,000.
B. Borrower's obligations under this Agreement are being guaranteed by those Domestic Subsidiaries named on
Exhibit 1.15(b), annexed hereto (the "Restricted Subsidiaries"), each pursuant to separate Guaranty dated as of
the date hereof, in favor of the Banks.
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants, conditions and provisions as hereinafter set
forth, the parties hereto agree as follows:
1.1 Definitions. For purposes of this Agreement, the following capitalized terms will have the following meanings
(such definitions to be equally applicable to the singular and plural forms thereof):
"Advances" means the Line of Credit Loans and the Letter of Credit Advances, but shall exclude Interim
Advances unless the context otherwise requires, and "Advance" means any of the Advances.
"Advance Date" means a Business Day on which Borrower has requested in accordance with this Agreement that
an Advance be made hereunder.
"Agent" means Michigan National Bank, a national banking association, when acting in its capacity as contractual
representative of the Banks, and not in its individual capacity as a Bank, and any permitted successor(s) thereto,
when so acting.
"Agent's Address" means 800 Military Street, Port Huron, Michigan 48060, Attention: Joseph A. Vito, or at
such other address as Agent may hereafter specify to Borrower in writing.
"Agent's Counsel" means Dykema Gossett PLLC.