Foreign-Trade Zone 176-Rockford, Illinois, Application for Subzone Status, Nissan Forklift Corporation North America Facilities (Fork-Lift Trucks), Marengo, Illinois, 34742-34743 [05-11816]

Download as PDF 34742 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 114 / Wednesday, June 15, 2005 / Notices Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 13,065. Number of Respondents: 9,996. Average Hours Per Response: 18 minutes. Needs and Uses: The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) operates a voluntary fee-for-service seafood inspection program (Program) under the authorities of the Agricultural Marketing Act of 1946, as amended, the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956, and Reorganization Plan No. 4 of 1970. The regulations for the Program are contained in 50 CFR part 260. The program offers inspection grading, and certification services, including the use of official quality grade marks which indicate that specific products have been Federally inspected. Those wishing to participate in the program must request the services and submit specific compliance information. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395–3897. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, FAX number (202) 395–7285, or David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov. Dated: June 9, 2005. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 05–11824 Filed 6–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). VerDate jul<14>2003 17:57 Jun 14, 2005 Jkt 205001 Title: Highly Migratory Species Vessel Logbooks and Cost-Earnings Data Reports. Form Number(s): Form NOAA 88– 191. OMB Approval Number: 0648–0371. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 30,611. Number of Respondents: 7,741. Average Hours Per Response: 5 hours. Needs and Uses: The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) seeks to renew an existing logbook information and cost-earnings data collection from fishermen who possess permits to fish for highly migratory species. The revision would: (1) Increase the number of respondents based on recent information; (2) revise the proportion of shark and swordfish permit holders based on recent information; and (3) increase the burden estimate associated with the cost-earnings and logbook forms. The information collected in logbooks and the cost-earnings form will help NMFS identify impacts of proposed regulatory measures on fishermen and the resource, consistent with applicable laws such as the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit organizations. Frequency: Annually and per fishing trip. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395–3897. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, FAX number (202) 395–7285, or David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov. Dated: June 9, 2005. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 05–11825 Filed 6–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Docket 28–2005] Foreign–Trade Zone 176—Rockford, Illinois, Application for Subzone Status, Nissan Forklift Corporation North America Facilities (Fork–Lift Trucks), Marengo, Illinois An application has been submitted to the Foreign–Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Greater Rockford Airport Authority, grantee of FTZ 176, requesting special–purpose subzone status for the fork–lift truck manufacturing facilities of Nissan Forklift Corporation North America (NFC) (a subsidiary of Nissan Motor Company, Ltd., of Japan), located in Marengo, Illinois. 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 June 8, 2005. The proposed subzone would include NFC’s three facilities located in McHenry County, Illinois: Site 1 (manufacturing/23 acres/389,000 sq.ft.) located at 240 N. Prospect Street, Marengo, Illinois, some two miles east of Rockford, Illinois; Site 2 (warehouse– distribution/11 acres/43,000 sq. ft.) 19720 East Grant Highway, Marengo, about two miles to the southeast of Site 1; and Site 3 (leased warehouse/81,000 sq.ft.) 308 South Division Street, Harvard, Illinois, about 12 miles north of Site 1. The facilities (449 employees) are used to produce rider type, fork–lift trucks (Class I through Class V) powered by gasoline, propane, or electric motors (HTSUS 8427.10.4000, 8427.20.4000). The manufacturing process at the facilities involves painting, assembly, and testing of up to 15,000 units annually. Components purchased from abroad (about 48% of finished fork–lift truck value) used in manufacturing include: plastic tubes/pipes/hoses/ fittings/gaskets/washers/seals/fasteners, plastic knobs, rubber tubes/pipes/hoses, rubber mats/o–rings/seals/handles/ knobs/vibration dampeners, paper/ paperboard labels and gaskets, articles of textile materials (items under Textile Categories 362/363/369/666/669 must be admitted under privileged foreign status 19 CFR § 146.41), fabricated items of asbestos, mirrors, aging material, casters, base metal mountings, flex tubing, clasps, hydraulic engines, pumps, air compressors, wooden pins/ dowels, connectors and connector assemblies, fasteners, springs, washers, brake components, hinges, pneumatic E:\FR\FM\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 114 / Wednesday, June 15, 2005 / Notices cylinders, engines (gasoline, liquid propane) and related parts, hydraulic cylinders and related parts, pumps, air/ oil/fuel/hydraulic filters, pneumatic and hydraulic valves, valves, bearings, hub/ bearings, transmissions and related parts, transmission belts, crankshafts, gears, torque converters, flywheels, pulleys, clutches, couplings/u–joints, chains, sprockets, metal gaskets, electrical connectors, electric motors, generators, transformers, rotors, stators, power supplies, converters, spark plugs, ignition coils and distributors, starter motors, relays, switches, horns, capacitors, resistors, printed circuits/ assemblies, fuses, controllers, circuit breakers and protectors, electrical connectors, conductors, lamps/lighting equipment, photovoltaic cells, ignition wiring harnesses, thermostats, measuring instruments (gauges), speedometers, tachometers, fiber optic cable, and seats (duty rate range: free – 9.0%). FTZ procedures would exempt NFC from Customs duty payments on the foreign components used in export production. On its domestic sales and exports to NAFTA markets, the company would be able to choose the duty rate that applies to finished fork– lift trucks (duty free) for the foreign– sourced inputs noted above. Duties would be deferred or reduced on foreign production equipment admitted to the proposed subzone until which time it becomes operational. The application indicates that subzone status would help improve the facilities’ international competitiveness. 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 three copies) shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the following addresses: 1. Submissions via Express/Package Delivery Services: Foreign–Trade Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, Franklin Court Building 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 4100W, 1401 Constitution Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20230. The closing period for their receipt is August 15, 2005. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted VerDate jul<14>2003 17:57 Jun 14, 2005 Jkt 205001 during the subsequent 15–day period (to August 29, 2005). A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Foreign–Trade Zones Board’s Executive Secretary at address No.1 listed above and at the U.S. Department of Commerce Export Assistance Center, 515 N. Court Street, Rockford, IL 61103. Dated: June 8, 2005. Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–11816 Filed 6–14–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Docket 30–2005] Foreign–Trade Zone 40—Cleveland, Ohio, Area Application for Expansion An application has been submitted to the Foreign–Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board), by the Cleveland–Cuyahoga County Port Authority, grantee of Foreign–Trade Zone 40, requesting authority to expand its zone in the Cleveland area, within the Cleveland 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 June 9, 2005. FTZ 40 was approved on September 29, 1978 (Board Order 135, 43 FR 46886, 10/11/78) and expanded in June 1982 (Board Order 194, 47 FR 27579, 6/25/ 82); April 1992 (Board Order 574, 57 FR 13694, 4/17/92); February 1997 (Board Order 870, 62 FR 7750, 2/20/97); June 1999 (Board Order 1040, 64 FR 33242, 6/22/99); April 2002 (Board Order 1224, 67 FR 20087, 4/15/02); August 2003 (Board Order 1289, 68 FR 52384, 9/3/03; Board Order 1290, 68 FR 52384, 9/3/03; Board Order 1295, 68 FR 52383, 9/3/03); March 2004 (Board Order 1320, 69 FR 13283, 3/22/04; Board Order 1322, 69 FR 17642, 4/5/04); September 2004 (Board Order 1351, 69 FR 56038, 9/17/ 04); and, April 2005 (Board Orders 1384, 1385 and1386, 70 FR 21736, 4/27/ 05). The general–purpose zone project currently consists of the following sites in the Cleveland area: Site 1 consists of 1,339 acres in Cleveland, which includes the Port of Cleveland complex (Site 1A–94 acres), the Cleveland Bulk Terminal (Site1B–45 acres), and the Tow Path Valley Business Park (Site1C– 1,200 acres); Site 2 consists of 2,438 PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34743 acres in Cleveland, which includes the Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (Site 2A–1,727 acres), the IX Center (Site 2B–175 acres), the Snow Road Industrial Park (Site 2C–42 acres), the Brook Park Road Industrial Park (Site 2D–322 acres), and the Cleveland Business Park (Site 2E–172 acres); Site 3 (450 acres) -- the Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland; Site 4 consists of 416 acres in Cleveland, which includes the Emerald Valley Business Park (Site 4A–298 acres) and the Solon Business Park (Site 4B–118 acres); Site 5 (17 acres) -- within the Collinwood Industrial Park in Cleveland; Site 6 consists of 434 acres in Strongsville, which includes the Strongsville Industrial Park (Site 6A–174 acres), the Progress Drive Business Park (Site 6B– 48 acres, 3 parcels), and the Strongsville Commerce Center (Site 6C–212 acres); Site 7 (13 acres) -- East 40th Street between Kelley and Perkins Avenues (3830 Kelley Ave) in Cleveland; Site 8 (15 acres) -- within the Frane Properties Industrial Park in Morgan Township; Site 9 (170 acres, 2 parcels) -- within the Harbour Point Business Park in Vermilion; and, Site 10 (42 acres, 2 parcels) -- the Broad Oak Business Park in the Village of Oakwood. The applicant is now requesting authority to expand the general–purpose zone to include an additional site in the Village of Oakwood: Proposed Site 10B (20 acres, 2 parcels) -- within the 100– acre Oakwood Commerce Center. The proposed site is bounded to the north by the Oak Leaf Oval, to the west by the Norfolk & Southern Railroad right–ofway, to the south by Alexander Road and to the east by Oak Leaf Road. The proposed site is owned by W & D Oakwood LLC and SBD properties and will be used for general warehousing and distribution activities. No specific manufacturing authority is being requested at this time. Such requests would be made to the Board 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 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, E:\FR\FM\15JNN1.SGM 15JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Docket 28-2005]


Foreign-Trade Zone 176--Rockford, Illinois, Application for 
Subzone Status, Nissan Forklift Corporation North America Facilities 
(Fork-Lift Trucks), Marengo, Illinois

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) by the Greater Rockford Airport Authority, grantee of FTZ 
176, requesting special-purpose subzone status for the fork-lift truck 
manufacturing facilities of Nissan Forklift Corporation North America 
(NFC) (a subsidiary of Nissan Motor Company, Ltd., of Japan), located 
in Marengo, Illinois. 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 June 8, 2005.
    The proposed subzone would include NFC's three facilities located 
in McHenry County, Illinois: Site 1 (manufacturing/23 acres/389,000 
sq.ft.) located at 240 N. Prospect Street, Marengo, Illinois, some two 
miles east of Rockford, Illinois; Site 2 (warehouse-distribution/11 
acres/43,000 sq. ft.) 19720 East Grant Highway, Marengo, about two 
miles to the southeast of Site 1; and Site 3 (leased warehouse/81,000 
sq.ft.) 308 South Division Street, Harvard, Illinois, about 12 miles 
north of Site 1. The facilities (449 employees) are used to produce 
rider type, fork-lift trucks (Class I through Class V) powered by 
gasoline, propane, or electric motors (HTSUS 8427.10.4000, 
8427.20.4000). The manufacturing process at the facilities involves 
painting, assembly, and testing of up to 15,000 units annually. 
Components purchased from abroad (about 48% of finished fork-lift truck 
value) used in manufacturing include: plastic tubes/pipes/hoses/
fittings/gaskets/washers/seals/fasteners, plastic knobs, rubber tubes/
pipes/hoses, rubber mats/o-rings/seals/handles/knobs/vibration 
dampeners, paper/paperboard labels and gaskets, articles of textile 
materials (items under Textile Categories 362/363/369/666/669 must be 
admitted under privileged foreign status 19 CFR Sec.  146.41), 
fabricated items of asbestos, mirrors, aging material, casters, base 
metal mountings, flex tubing, clasps, hydraulic engines, pumps, air 
compressors, wooden pins/dowels, connectors and connector assemblies, 
fasteners, springs, washers, brake components, hinges, pneumatic

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cylinders, engines (gasoline, liquid propane) and related parts, 
hydraulic cylinders and related parts, pumps, air/oil/fuel/hydraulic 
filters, pneumatic and hydraulic valves, valves, bearings, hub/
bearings, transmissions and related parts, transmission belts, 
crankshafts, gears, torque converters, flywheels, pulleys, clutches, 
couplings/u-joints, chains, sprockets, metal gaskets, electrical 
connectors, electric motors, generators, transformers, rotors, stators, 
power supplies, converters, spark plugs, ignition coils and 
distributors, starter motors, relays, switches, horns, capacitors, 
resistors, printed circuits/assemblies, fuses, controllers, circuit 
breakers and protectors, electrical connectors, conductors, lamps/
lighting equipment, photovoltaic cells, ignition wiring harnesses, 
thermostats, measuring instruments (gauges), speedometers, tachometers, 
fiber optic cable, and seats (duty rate range: free - 9.0%).
    FTZ procedures would exempt NFC from Customs duty payments on the 
foreign components used in export production. On its domestic sales and 
exports to NAFTA markets, the company would be able to choose the duty 
rate that applies to finished fork-lift trucks (duty free) for the 
foreign-sourced inputs noted above. Duties would be deferred or reduced 
on foreign production equipment admitted to the proposed subzone until 
which time it becomes operational. The application indicates that 
subzone status would help improve the facilities' international 
competitiveness.
    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 three copies) shall be addressed to 
the Board's Executive Secretary at the following addresses:
    1. Submissions via Express/Package Delivery Services: Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board, U.S. Department of Commerce, Franklin Court Building 
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 4100W, 1401 Constitution Ave., 
NW, Washington, DC 20230.
    The closing period for their receipt is August 15, 2005. Rebuttal 
comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period 
may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to August 29, 
2005).
    A copy of the application will be available for public inspection 
at the Office of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board's Executive Secretary at 
address No.1 listed above and at the U.S. Department of Commerce Export 
Assistance Center, 515 N. Court Street, Rockford, IL 61103.

    Dated: June 8, 2005.
Dennis Puccinelli,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-11816 Filed 6-14-05; 8:45 am]
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