updated 4/20/2011 8:17:46 PM ET 2011-04-21T00:17:46

BOISE, Idaho, April 20, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Boise Cascade Wood Products, L.L.C., a subsidiary of Boise Cascade, L.L.C. announced today the purchase of assets of Filler King Company in Homedale, Idaho. Filler King Company is a producer of laminated beams and laminated decking. The details of the transaction were not disclosed. "The Filler King operation enjoys a rich product mix and offers a much broader range of products than Boise Cascade has historically produced," comments Tom Corrick, Senior Vice President for Boise Cascade. "In addition, the Filler King operation is a very efficient and flexible operation with available capacity to grow as the economy recovers. We plan to meet with and extend conditional employment offers to Filler King's existing employees and retain the mill's management team going forward." The purchase is expected to close on April 29, 2011, and the facility will become part of Boise Cascade's Engineered Wood Products group. 

About Boise Cascade

Boise Cascade manufactures engineered wood products, plywood, lumber, and particleboard and distributes a broad line of building materials, including wood products manufactured by the company. The company is privately owned and headquartered in Boise, Idaho. Visit our website at www.bc.com .

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Forward-Looking Statements

This press release may contain "forward-looking" statements within the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements reflect management's current views and are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied in these statements. There are factors, some of which are beyond our control, that could affect our ability to achieve our intended business and financial objectives. We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Other factors that could cause or contribute to actual results differing materially from such forward-looking statements are discussed in detail in the company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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