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Jacobs Receives Engineering Partner Contract With Boise Paper
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Greenville, South Carolina, USA, 09 January 2007 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced today that they have received a 3-year contract to serve as engineering partner for Boise Paper's mill in DeRidder, Louisiana. This on-site presence strengthens Jacobs' relationship with Boise and increases their opportunity to provide value-added professional services.

Officials did not disclose the contract value.

In making the announcement, Jacobs Group Vice President Pete Evans stated, "We are pleased to extend our 20-year partnership with Boise to include their DeRidder mill. This award furthers our relationship with Boise and complements our selection as engineering provider for the USD 70 million pressure-sensitive reconfiguration project currently underway at Boise's Wallula, Washington, mill."

Boise, headquartered in Boise, Idaho, manufactures engineered wood products, plywood, lumber, and particleboard. It also distributes a broad line of building materials, including wood products manufactured by the company. Boise also manufactures a wide range of specialty and premium products, including imaging papers for the office and home and papers for pressure-sensitive applications. Additional products include printing and converting papers, containerboard and corrugated boxes, newsprint, and market pulp. Visit Boise's Web site at www.bc.com.

Jacobs, with over 44,000 employees and revenues exceeding USD 7.0 billion, provides technical, professional, and construction services globally.


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