Current Report on Form 8-K





Washington, D.C. 20549







Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report: October 13, 2009

Date of Earliest Event Reported: October 13, 2009




(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-33541   20-8356960

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission File Number)  

(IRS Employer

Identification No.)

1111 West Jefferson Street, Suite 200

Boise, ID 83702-5388

(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

(208) 384-7000

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)



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Item 2.02 Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

In connection with Boise Inc.’s previously announced debt restructuring process, the company is providing information regarding its estimated third quarter financial results, a copy of which is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

Forward-Looking Statements

This Current Report on Form 8-K contains statements that are “forward looking” as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, any statement that may predict, forecast, indicate, or imply future results, performance, or achievements. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties including but not limited to economic, competitive, and technological factors outside the company’s control that may cause its business, strategy, or actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the forward-looking statements include, among others, the company’s substantial level of indebtedness; its ability to enter into amendments with respect to its first and second lien credit facilities and to issue new unsecured debt; its continued ability to comply with its financial covenants and debt service obligations; changes in the supply of, demand for, or prices of its products; the activities of competitors; changes in significant operating expenses, including raw material and energy costs; its ability to weather the current economic downturn in the United States and elsewhere; changes in the regulatory environment, including requirements for enhanced environmental compliance; and other risks and uncertainties that are detailed in the company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The company does not intend, and undertakes no obligation, to update any forward-looking statements.


Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

The following exhibit is furnished as part of this Current Report on Form 8-K:


Exhibit Number



Exhibit 99.1   Boise Inc. Preliminary Third Quarter 2009 Financial Highlights


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.




/s/    Karen E. Gowland


Karen E. Gowland

Vice President, General Counsel and

Corporate Secretary

Date: October 13, 2009