Approval for Expanded Manufacturing Authority (Soft Drink and Juice Beverage Concentrates), Foreign-Trade Subzone 61J, Pepsi-Cola Manufacturing International, Inc., Cidra, PR, 13450 [05-5532]

Download as PDF 13450 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 53 / Monday, March 21, 2005 / Notices Signed in Washington, DC, this 8th day of March 2005. Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. Attest: Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–5531 Filed 3–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 13–2005] Foreign-Trade Zone 247—Erie, PA, Application for Expansion An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board), by the Erie-Western Pennsylvania Port Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 247, requesting authority to expand its zone to include a site in Franklin, Pennsylvania, adjacent to the Erie Customs port of entry. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally filed on March 11, 2005. FTZ 247 was approved on April 3, 2001 (Board Order 1144, 66 FR 19424, 4/16/01). The general-purpose zone consists of three sites (496 acres) in the City of Erie: Site 1 (26 acres)—Erie International Marine Terminal facility located at the International Port of Erie on the shore Presque Isle Bay at East Bay Drive; Site 2 (450 acres)—Erie International Airport; and, Site 3 (20 acres)—Hardinger Transportation Company warehousing and distribution facilities located at 1314 West 18th Street. The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the general-purpose zone to include a site in Venango County: Proposed Site 4 (34 acres) at the Venango Regional Airport Industrial Park located at 1560 Airport Road in the City of Franklin. The site is owned by the County of Venango. No specific manufacturing authority is being requested at this time. Such requests would be made on a case-by-case basis. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to investigate the application and report to the Board. Public comment on the application is invited from interested parties. Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s VerDate jul<14>2003 18:36 Mar 18, 2005 Jkt 205001 Executive Secretary at one of the following addresses: 1. Submissions via Express/Package Delivery Services: Foreign-Trade Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, Franklin Court Building—Suite 4100W, 1099 14th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005; or, 2. Submissions via the U.S. Postal Service: Foreign-Trade Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, FCB— Suite 4100W, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. The closing period for their receipt is May 20, 2005. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to June 6, 2005). A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available during this time for public inspection at address Number 1 listed above, and at the Venango Regional Airport, 1560 Airport Road, Franklin, Pennsylvania 16323. Dated: March 11, 2005. Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–5536 Filed 3–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1379] Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Puerto Rico Exports Development Corporation, grantee of FTZ 61, has requested authority on behalf of Pepsi-Cola Manufacturing International, Ltd. (PCMIL), operator of Subzone 61J, at the PCMIL soft drink and juice beverage concentrate manufacturing plant in Cidra, Puerto Rico, to expand the scope of authority to include fruit juice-based beverage concentrates and expanded manufacturing capacity under FTZ procedures (FTZ Doc. 46–2003, filed 9– 12–2003); Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (68 FR 54887, 9–19–2003); Whereas, the application was amended (69 FR 54630, 9–9–2004) to Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Signed in Washington, DC, this 8th day of March 2005. Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. Attest: Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–5532 Filed 3–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Approval for Expanded Manufacturing Authority (Soft Drink and Juice Beverage Concentrates), ForeignTrade Subzone 61J, Pepsi-Cola Manufacturing International, Inc., Cidra, PR PO 00000 include a restriction requiring the election of privileged foreign status on all foreign-origin orange and grapefruit juice concentrate admitted to Subzone 61J for use in the manufacture of fruit juice beverage/concentrates; Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application, as amended, is in the public interest if approval were subject to restriction; Now Therefore, the Board hereby approves the request, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28, and further subject to a restriction requiring that foreign-origin orange and grapefruit products (classified under HTSUS Heading 2009) used in fruit juice beverage/concentrate production activity must be admitted to the subzone under privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1380] Grant of Authority for Subzone Status; Sanford LP (Pen, Pencil, Writing/Art Products); Shelbyville and Lewisburg, TN Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act provides for ‘‘* * * the establishment * * * of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the establishment of special-purpose subzones when existing zone facilities E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 53 (Monday, March 21, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 13450]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-5532]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Order No. 1379]


Approval for Expanded Manufacturing Authority (Soft Drink and 
Juice Beverage Concentrates), Foreign-Trade Subzone 61J, Pepsi-Cola 
Manufacturing International, Inc., Cidra, PR

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) adopts the following Order:
    Whereas, the Puerto Rico Exports Development Corporation, grantee 
of FTZ 61, has requested authority on behalf of Pepsi-Cola 
Manufacturing International, Ltd. (PCMIL), operator of Subzone 61J, at 
the PCMIL soft drink and juice beverage concentrate manufacturing plant 
in Cidra, Puerto Rico, to expand the scope of authority to include 
fruit juice-based beverage concentrates and expanded manufacturing 
capacity under FTZ procedures (FTZ Doc. 46-2003, filed 9-12-2003);
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal 
Register (68 FR 54887, 9-19-2003);
    Whereas, the application was amended (69 FR 54630, 9-9-2004) to 
include a restriction requiring the election of privileged foreign 
status on all foreign-origin orange and grapefruit juice concentrate 
admitted to Subzone 61J for use in the manufacture of fruit juice 
beverage/concentrates;
    Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the 
examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 
the Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the 
application, as amended, is in the public interest if approval were 
subject to restriction;
    Now Therefore, the Board hereby approves the request, subject to 
the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28, and 
further subject to a restriction requiring that foreign-origin orange 
and grapefruit products (classified under HTSUS Heading 2009) used in 
fruit juice beverage/concentrate production activity must be admitted 
to the subzone under privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41).

    Signed in Washington, DC, this 8th day of March 2005.
Joseph A. Spetrini,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, 
Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
    Attest:
Dennis Puccinelli,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-5532 Filed 3-18-05; 8:45 am]
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