Grant Of Authority For Subzone Status, Epson Portland, Inc. (Inkjet Cartridges), Hillsboro, Oregon, 55106 [05-18716]

Download as PDF 55106 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 181 / Tuesday, September 20, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Signed at Washington, DC, this 9th day of September 2005. Foreign–Trade Zones Board Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign–Trade Zones Board. Attest: Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–18717 Filed 9–19–05; 8:45 am] [Order No. 1411] Grant of Authority for Subzone Status, Millipore Corporation (Polyvinylidene Fluoride Filtering Devices), Jaffrey, New Hampshire 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 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 (the 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 cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest; Whereas, the Pease Development Authority, grantee of Foreign–Trade Zone 81 (Portsmouth, New Hampshire), has made application for authority to establish special–purpose subzone status at the polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) filtering device manufacturing plant of Millipore Corporation, located in Jaffrey, New Hampshire (Docket 55– 2004, filed 11–30–2004); Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (69 FR 70996, 12–8–2004); and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application is in the public interest. Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone status for activity related to polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) filtering device manufacturing at the facilities of Millipore Corporation, located in Jaffrey, New Hampshire (Subzone 81D), as described in the application and Federal Register notice, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:53 Sep 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1406] Grant Of Authority For Subzone Status, Epson Portland, Inc. (Inkjet Cartridges), Hillsboro, Oregon 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 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 cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest; Whereas, the Port of Portland, grantee of FTZ 45, has made application to the Board for authority to establish special– purpose subzone status at the inkjet cartridge manufacturing plant of Epson Portland, Inc. (EPI), located in Hillsboro, Oregon (FTZ Docket 1–2005, filed 1–04– 05, and amended 4–26–05, to accept the restriction described below). Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (70 FR 2850, 1/18/05); and, 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 would be satisfied, and that approval of the application, as amended, would be in the public interest if approval were subject to specific conditions; Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone status for activity related to inkjet cartridges at the PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 manufacturing plant of Epson Portland, Inc., located in Hillsboro, Oregon (Subzone 45F), as described in the application, as amended, and Federal Register notice, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including § 400.28, and further subject to the conditions listed below: Privileged foreign status (19 CFR Part 146.41) shall be elected on foreign merchandise that falls under HTSUS Subheadings 3204, 3205, 3206, 3207, 3212, or 3901.20, or where the foreign merchandise in question is classified as a pigment, pigment preparation, coloring preparation, or colorant.1 The above condition specifically excludes foreign inks, as described in the application, and classified under HTSUS Subheadings #3215.11.0060 and #3215.19.0060. Signed at Washington, DC, this 9th day of September 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. 05–18716 Filed 9–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1412] Expansion of Foreign–Trade Zone 247, Erie, Pennsylvania 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 Erie–Western Pennsylvania Port Authority, grantee of Foreign–Trade Zone 247, submitted an application to the Board for authority to expand FTZ 247 to include a site (Site 4 - 34 acres) at the Venango Regional Airport Industrial Park in the City of Franklin (Venango County), Pennsylvania, adjacent to the Erie Customs port of entry (FTZ Docket 13– 2005; filed 3/11/05); Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (70 FR 13450, 3/21/05) and the application has been processed 1 This action specifically excludes the use of foreign-trade zone procedures for foreign synthetic indigo dye (HTSUS Subheadings #3204.15.1000, #3204.15.4000 and #3204.15.8000). 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 181 (Tuesday, September 20, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Order No. 1406]


Grant Of Authority For Subzone Status, Epson Portland, Inc. 
(Inkjet Cartridges), Hillsboro, Oregon

    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 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 
cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results 
in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest;
    Whereas, the Port of Portland, grantee of FTZ 45, has made 
application to the Board for authority to establish special-purpose 
subzone status at the inkjet cartridge manufacturing plant of Epson 
Portland, Inc. (EPI), located in Hillsboro, Oregon (FTZ Docket 1-2005, 
filed 1-04-05, and amended 4-26-05, to accept the restriction described 
below).
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the 
Federal Register (70 FR 2850, 1/18/05); and,
    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 would be satisfied, and that approval of the 
application, as amended, would be in the public interest if approval 
were subject to specific conditions;
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone 
status for activity related to inkjet cartridges at the manufacturing 
plant of Epson Portland, Inc., located in Hillsboro, Oregon (Subzone 
45F), as described in the application, as amended, and Federal Register 
notice, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, 
including Sec.  400.28, and further subject to the conditions listed 
below:
    Privileged foreign status (19 CFR Part 146.41) shall be elected on 
foreign merchandise that falls under HTSUS Subheadings 3204, 3205, 
3206, 3207, 3212, or 3901.20, or where the foreign merchandise in 
question is classified as a pigment, pigment preparation, coloring 
preparation, or colorant.\1\ The above condition specifically excludes 
foreign inks, as described in the application, and classified under 
HTSUS Subheadings 3215.11.0060 and 3215.19.0060.
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    \1\ This action specifically excludes the use of foreign-trade 
zone procedures for foreign synthetic indigo dye (HTSUS Subheadings 
3204.15.1000, 3204.15.4000 and 
3204.15.8000).
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    Signed at Washington, DC, this 9th day of September 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. 05-18716 Filed 9-19-05; 8:45 am]
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