BOISE, ID -- Boise Cascade Wood Products, L.L.C., a subsidiary of Boise Cascade, L.L.C. announced 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. For more information, visit www.bc.com