Issuer Delisting; Notice of Application of Measurement Specialties, Inc. To Withdraw Its Common Stock, No Par Value, From Listing and Registration on the American Stock Exchange LLC, 57906-57907 [05-19805]

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[FR Doc. 05–19902 Filed 10–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–39–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:39 Oct 03, 2005 Jkt 208001 Issuer Delisting; Notice of Application of Baker Hughes Incorporated To Withdraw Its Common Stock, $1.00 Par Value, From Listing and Registration on the Pacific Exchange, Inc. September 27, 2005. On September 6, 2005, Baker Hughes Incorporated, a Delaware corporation (‘‘Issuer’’), filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’), pursuant to Section 12(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 12d2–2(d) thereunder,2 to withdraw its common stock, $1.00 par value (‘‘Security’’), from listing and registration on the Pacific Exchange, Inc. (‘‘PCX’’). The Board of Directors (‘‘Board’’) of the Issuer approved resolutions on July 28, 2005 to withdraw the Security from listing on PCX. The Issuer stated that the following reasons factored into the Board’s decision to withdraw the Security from PCX: (i) The Issuer’s predecessor, Baker International Corporation, was originally incorporated in the State of California, had its principal place of business located in the State of California and its common stock listed on PCX; (ii) in connection with the combination of Baker International Corporation and Hughes Tool Company in 1987, the Issuer listed the Security on the New York Stock Exchange (‘‘NYSE’’); (iii) the Issuer’s principal place of business is located in the State of Texas; (iv) listing the Security on PCX is no longer in the best interest of the Issuer; and (v) the Security will continued to be listed on NYSE. The Issuer stated in its application that it has complied with applicable rules of PCX Rule 5.4(b) by complying with all applicable laws in effect in the State of Delaware, the state in which the Issuer is incorporated, and by providing PCX with the required documents governing the withdrawal of securities from listing and registration on PCX. The Issuer’s application relates solely to the withdrawal of the Security from listing on PCX and shall not affect its continued listing on NYSE or its obligation to be registered under Section 12(b) of the Act.3 Any interested person may, on or before October 21, 2005 comment on the facts bearing upon whether the application has been made in 1 15 U.S.C. 78l(d). CFR 240.12d2–2(d). 3 15 U.S.C. 781(b). accordance with the rules of PCX, and what terms, if any, should be imposed by the Commission for the protection of investors. All comment letters may be submitted by either of the following methods: Electronic Comments • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include the File Number 1–09397 or; Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Jonathan G. Katz, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–9303. All submissions should refer to File Number 1–09397. This file number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To help us process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/rules/ delist.shtml). Comments are also available for public inspection and copying in the Commission’s Public Reference Room. All comments received will be posted without change; we do not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. The Commission, based on the information submitted to it, will issue an order granting the application after the date mentioned above, unless the Commission determines to order a hearing on the matter. For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority 4 Jonathan G. Katz, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–19803 Filed 10–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [File No. 1–11906] Issuer Delisting; Notice of Application of Measurement Specialties, Inc. To Withdraw Its Common Stock, No Par Value, From Listing and Registration on the American Stock Exchange LLC September 27, 2005. On September 8, 2005, Measurement Specialties, Inc., a New Jersey corporation (‘‘Issuer’’), filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’), 2 17 PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 4 17 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM CFR 200.30–3(a)(1). 04OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 191 / Tuesday, October 4, 2005 / Notices pursuant to Section 12(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 12d2–2(d) thereunder,2 to withdraw its common stock, no par value (‘‘Security’’), from listing and registration on the American Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Amex’’). The Issuer stated that it determined it is the best interest of the Issuer to withdraw the Security from Amex and list the Security on the Nasdaq National Market (‘‘Nasdaq’’). The Issuer stated that it has met the requirements of Amex’s rules governing an issuer’s voluntary withdrawal of a security from listing and registration by complying with all the applicable laws in effect in the State of New Jersey, the state in which it is incorporated. The Issuer’s application relates solely to the withdrawal of the Security from listing on Amex and from registration under Section 12(b) of the Act,3 and shall not affect its obligation to be registered under Section 12(g) of the Act.4 Any interested person may, on or before October 21, 2005, comment on the facts bearing upon whether the application has been made in accordance with the rules of Amex, and what terms, if any, should be imposed by the Commission for the protection of investors. All comment letters may be submitted by either of the following methods: Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/delist.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include the File Number 1–11906 or; Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Jonathan G. Katz, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–9303. All submissions should refer to File Number 1–11906. This file number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To help us process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/rules/delist.shtml). Comments are also available for public inspection and copying in the Commission’s Public Reference Room. All comments received will be posted U.S.C. 78l(d). CFR 240.12d2–2(d). 3 15 U.S.C. 78l(b). 4 15 U.S.C. 78l(g). without change; we do not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. The Commission, based on the information submitted to it, will issue an order granting the application after the date mentioned above, unless the Commission determines to order a hearing on the matter. For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority.5 Jonathan G. Katz, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–19805 Filed 10–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [File No. 1–10219] Issuer Delisting; Notice of Application of Vulcan International Corporation To Withdraw Its Common Stock, No Par Value, From Listing and Registration on the American Stock Exchange LLC September 27, 2005. On September 6, 2005, Vulcan International Corporation, a Delaware corporation (‘‘Issuer’’), filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’), pursuant to Section 12(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 12d2–2(d) thereunder,2 to withdraw its common stock, no par value (‘‘Security’’), from listing and registration on the American Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Amex’’). On August 29, 2005, the Board of Directors (‘‘Board’’) of the Issuer approved resolutions to withdraw the Security from listing and registration on Amex. In making its decision to withdraw the Security from Amex, the Board stated the following reasons: (i) Various changes and circumstances have caused the Board to reevaluate the merits of maintaining the Security’s Amex listing and registration under the Act; (ii) the Board of Directors determined that any beneficial effect on the Issuer being listed on Amex and registered under the Act are substantially outweighed by current and increasing burdens and costs attendant on such listing and registration; (iii) the average daily trading volume of shares on Amex during the entire year 2004 was 437.58 shares and the average trading volume for the first six months 1 15 2 17 VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:55 Oct 03, 2005 CFR 200.30–3(a)(1). U.S.C. 78l(d). 2 17 CFR 240.12d2–2(d). of 2005 was 392.67 shares; (iv) in the past 25 years, the number of outstanding shares of the Issuer has decreased from 1,713,990 to 983,707; (v) currently, the number of outstanding shares of the Issuer owned by persons or entities other than the Board of Directors or management of the Issuer is 471,245 shares; (vi) these burdens and costs of maintaining an Amex listing and registration under the Act, including the costs of management time, outside accounting and legal services have substantially increased; (vii) the burdens and costs are in addition to the opportunity costs to the Issuer of management time and effort that would be required to meet the internal control documentation and monitoring requirements of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, as well as the substantial, additional, outside accounting and legal costs involved in same; (viii) various rules and regulations imposed on the Issuer resulting from its being listed and registered will adversely affect its relations with the outside certified public accounting firm which has been the sole certified public accounting firm utilized by the Issuer for over 80 years; and (ix) the Board of Directors anticipate that the Security will be quoted on the Pink Sheets, an electronic quotation service for over-the-counter securities, following the deregistration and delisting from Amex, to the extent that market makers continue to demonstrate an interest in trading the Security. The Issuer stated that it has met the requirements of Amex’s rules governing an issuer’s voluntary withdrawal of a security from listing and registration by complying with all the applicable laws in effect in Delaware, the state in which it is incorporated. The Issuer’s application relates solely to the withdrawal of the Security from listing on Amex and from registration under Section 12(b) of the Act,3 and shall not affect its obligation to be registered under Section 12(g) of the Act.4 Any interested person may, on or before October 21, 2005, comment on the facts bearing upon whether the application has been made in accordance with the rules of Amex, and what terms, if any, should be imposed by the Commission for the protection of investors. All comment letters may be submitted by either of the following methods: 5 17 1 15 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 3 15 4 15 Sfmt 4703 57907 E:\FR\FM\04OCN1.SGM U.S.C. 78l(b). U.S.C. 78l(g). 04OCN1

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[File No. 1-11906]


Issuer Delisting; Notice of Application of Measurement 
Specialties, Inc. To Withdraw Its Common Stock, No Par Value, From 
Listing and Registration on the American Stock Exchange LLC

September 27, 2005.
    On September 8, 2005, Measurement Specialties, Inc., a New Jersey 
corporation (``Issuer''), filed an application with the Securities and 
Exchange Commission (``Commission''),

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pursuant to Section 12(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 
(``Act'') \1\ and Rule 12d2-2(d) thereunder,\2\ to withdraw its common 
stock, no par value (``Security''), from listing and registration on 
the American Stock Exchange LLC (``Amex'').
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    \1\ 15 U.S.C. 78l(d).
    \2\ 17 CFR 240.12d2-2(d).
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    The Issuer stated that it determined it is the best interest of the 
Issuer to withdraw the Security from Amex and list the Security on the 
Nasdaq National Market (``Nasdaq'').
    The Issuer stated that it has met the requirements of Amex's rules 
governing an issuer's voluntary withdrawal of a security from listing 
and registration by complying with all the applicable laws in effect in 
the State of New Jersey, the state in which it is incorporated.
    The Issuer's application relates solely to the withdrawal of the 
Security from listing on Amex and from registration under Section 12(b) 
of the Act,\3\ and shall not affect its obligation to be registered 
under Section 12(g) of the Act.\4\
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    \3\ 15 U.S.C. 78l(b).
    \4\ 15 U.S.C. 78l(g).
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    Any interested person may, on or before October 21, 2005, comment 
on the facts bearing upon whether the application has been made in 
accordance with the rules of Amex, and what terms, if any, should be 
imposed by the Commission for the protection of investors. All comment 
letters may be submitted by either of the following methods:

Electronic Comments

     Use the Commission's Internet comment form (http://
www.sec.gov/rules/delist.shtml); or
     Send an e-mail to rule-comments@sec.gov. Please include 
the File Number 1-11906 or;

Paper Comments

     Send paper comments in triplicate to Jonathan G. Katz, 
Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20549-9303.
    All submissions should refer to File Number 1-11906. This file 
number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To 
help us process and review your comments more efficiently, please use 
only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the 
Commission's Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/rules/delist.shtml). 
Comments are also available for public inspection and copying in the 
Commission's Public Reference Room. All comments received will be 
posted without change; we do not edit personal identifying information 
from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to 
make available publicly.
    The Commission, based on the information submitted to it, will 
issue an order granting the application after the date mentioned above, 
unless the Commission determines to order a hearing on the matter.

    For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, 
pursuant to delegated authority.\5\
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    \5\ 17 CFR 200.30-3(a)(1).
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Jonathan G. Katz,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 05-19805 Filed 10-3-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 8010-01-P