Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance, 67196-67198 [E5-6132]

Download as PDF 67196 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 213 / Friday, November 4, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, (19 U.S.C. 2273), the Department of Labor herein presents summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance for workers (TA–W) number and alternative trade adjustment assistance (ATAA) by (TA–W) number issued during the periods of October 2005. In order for an affirmative determination to be made and a certification of eligibility to apply for directly-impacted (primary) worker adjustment assistance to be issued, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(a) of the Act must be met. I. Section (a)(2)(A) all of the following must be satisfied: A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; B. The sales or production, or both, of such firm or subdivision have decreased absolutely; and C. Increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with articles produced by such firm or subdivision have contributed importantly to such workers’ separation or threat of separation and to the decline in sales or production of such firm or subdivision; or II. Section (a)(2)(B) both of the following must be satisfied: A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such workers’ firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; B. There has been a shift in production by such workers’ firm or subdivision to a foreign county of articles like or directly competitive with articles which are produced by such firm or subdivision; and C. One of the following must be satisfied: 1. The country to which the workers’ firm has shifted production of the articles is a party to a free trade agreement with the United States; 2. The country to which the workers’ firm has shifted production of the articles to a beneficiary country under the Andean Trade Preference Act, VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:35 Nov 03, 2005 Jkt 208001 African Growth and Opportunity Act, or the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act; or 3. There has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of articles that are like or directly competitive with articles which are or were produced by such firm or subdivision. Also, in order for an affirmative determination to be made and a certification of eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance as an adversely affected secondary group to be issued, each of the group eligibility requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act must be met. (1) Significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers’ firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially separated; (2) The workers’ firm (or subdivision) is a supplier or downstream producer to a firm (or subdivision) that employed a group of workers who received a certification of eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance benefits and such supply or production is related to the article that was the basis for such certification; and (3) either— (A) The workers’ firm is a supplier and the component parts it supplied for the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the workers’ firm; or (B) A loss or business by the workers’ firm with the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the workers’ separation or threat of separation. Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the criteria for eligibility have not been met for the reasons specified. The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B) (No shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. TA–W 57,963; Coopervision, Inc., Subsidiary of Cooper Companies, Huntington Beach, CA TA–W 57,861; Hickory Springs Manufacturing, Covering Elastic Div., High Point, NC TA–W 57,879; Legacy Manufacturing Co., dba West Coast Door, Tacoma, WA TA–W 57,919; Sterling Printing, Inc., Thomasville, NC TA–W 57,936; North American Container Corp., Lawrenceburg, TN PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.) (Sales or production, or both, did not decline) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B) (No shift in production to a foreign country) have not been met. TA–W 57,837; Peters Manufacturing Co., Vassar, MI TA–W 57,854; Honeywell Nylon, LLC, formerly BASF Corporation (Fibers Div.), Anderson, SC TA–W 57,900; Tree Island Wire USA, Industrial Alloys Facility, Walnut, CA TA–W 58,008; Inman Mills, Mt. Shoals Plant, Enoree, SC The investigation revealed that criterion (a)(2)(A)(I.A) and (a)(2)(B)(II.A) (no employment decline) has not been met. TA–W 57,931; Geo Specialty Chemicals, Rubber and Plastics Division, Gibbstown, NJ TA–W 57,834; Ashley Furniture Ind., Upholstery Division, Ecru, MS TA–W 57,851; Conn-Selmer, Vincent Bach, Elkhart, IN TA–W 58,021; Victaulic Company of America, Apex Div., New Village, NJ The workers firm does not produce an article as required for certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974. TA–W 57,905; Compass Group, Morrison, TN TA–W 57,938; OAG Worldwide, Custom Products Department, Downers Grove, IL TA–W 57,972; AT&T Telemarketing Distribution Services, Marietta, GA TA–W 58,018; Miralba, Inc., New York City, NY TA–W 58,048; S. Goldberg and Co., Inc., Hackensack, NJ The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (Increased imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.C) (has shifted production to a foreign country) have not been met. None The investigation revealed that criteria (2) has not been met. The workers firm (or subdivision) is not a supplier or downstream producer to trade-affected companies. TA–W 57,826; Ultra-Pak, Inc., Greer, SC Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance The following certifications have been issued; the date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determination. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of (a)(2)(A) E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 213 / Friday, November 4, 2005 / Notices (increased imports) of Section 222 have been met. TA–W 57,931; Geo Specialty Chemicals, Rubber and Plastics Division, Gibbstown, NJ TA–W 57,815; Swift and Company, Nampa, ID: 8/18/2004. TA–W 57,817; Applied Color Systems, Inc., d/b/a/ Datacolor, Lawrenceville, NJ: 8/23/2004. TA–W 57,819; Ceramic Magnetics, Inc., Fairfield, NJ: 8/23/2004. TA–W 57,822; Rubbermaid home Products, Div. of Newell Rubbermaid, Goodyear, AZ: 8/19/ 2004. TA–W 57,835; Laneko Engineering Co., Fort Washington, PA: 8/18/2004. TA–W 57,835A; Laneko Precision Corporation, Montgomeryville, PA: 8/18/2004. TA–W 57,839; American Glove Company, Inc., Comprehensive Services, Lyerly, GA: 8/24/2004. TA–W 57,848; Boone International, Inc., Acco Brands, Corona, CA: 8/23/ 2004. TA–W 57,850; Precision Engine Products Corporation, Windsor, CT: 8/26/2004. TA–W 57,856,; Alstom Power, Inc., Heat Exchange Division, Easton, PA: 9/ 11/2005. TA–W 57,864; Aroostook Starch Co., Ft. Fairfield, ME: 8/29/2004. TA–W 57,876; Edelweiss Mfg. Co., Inc., Hickory, NC: 8/25/2004. TA–W 57,906; Flexsteel, Dubuque Div., Dubuque, IA: 9/29/2004. TA–W 57,925; Sligh Furniture Operating Company, d/b/a Sligh Furniture Co, Holland, MI: 10/8/2005. TA–W 57,932; Sterling Trimmings Co., Jersey City, NJ: 9/12/2004. TA–W 57,947; Laminating Specialties, Inc., Warren, RI: 8/26/2004. TA–W 58,006; Baldwin Hardware Corporation, Reading, PA: 9/9/ 2004. TA–W 58,014; Kern Manufacturing, Enfield, IL: 9/22/2004. The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of (a)(2)(B) (shift in production) of Section 222 have been met. TA–W 57,844; Borg Warner, Transmission Systems Div., Frankfort, IL: 9/29/2004. TA–W 57,874; Levy Group (The), Sample Room, New York, NY: 9/1/ 2004. TA–W 57,880; KeyTronicEMS, Spokane, WA: 8/31/2004. TA–W 57,882; IWP Custom Doors, JeldWen, Inc., Everett, WA: 8/30/2004. TA–W 57,883; Invacare Corp., Elyria, OH: 9/1/2004. TA–W 57,902; Xantrex Technolgoy, Inc., Terra Personnel Group, Arlington, WA: 9/7/2004. VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:35 Nov 03, 2005 Jkt 208001 TA–W 57,937; Continental Bag Company, Div. of Langston Companies, Crowley, LA: 8/25/ 2004. TA–W 57,941; Ward Product, LLC, Subsidiary of Mid Mark Capital Partners, Amsterdam, NY: 9/6/ 2004. TA–W 57,950; Eastman Wind Instrument, Inc., d/b/a Williams S. Haynes Co, Elkhart, IN: 9/12/2004. TA–W 57,952; Paramount Cards, Inc., Paramount Card Holding Corp, Pawtucket, RI: 9/13/2004. TA–W 57,981; Arvin Merritor, Inc., Chickasha, OK: 10/31/2005. TA–W 58,046; Leybold Vacuum USA, Leybold Vacuum GMBH, Export, PA: 9/27/2004. The following certification has been issued. The requirement of supplier to a trade certified firm has been met. TA–W 57,827; Excellence Manufacturing, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI: 8/22/2004. TA–W 57,999; Culp, Inc., Culp Extrusion, Graham, NC: 9/15/2004. TA–W 58,012; Grover Industries, Inc., Grover Div., Grover, NC: 9/22/2004. TA–W 58,012A; Grover Industries, Inc., Lynn Div., Lynn, NC: 9/22/2004. The following certification has been issued. The requirement of downstream producer to a trade certified firm has been met. None Negative Determinations for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issued a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met. In the following cases, it has been determined that the requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(ii) have not been met for the reasons specified. The Department has determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily transferable. TA–W 57,848; Boone International, Inc., Acco Brands, Corona, CA TA–W 58,006; Baldwin Hardware Corporation, Reading, PA TA–W 57,822; Rubbermaid home Products, Div. of Newell Rubbermaid, Goodyear, AZ TA–W 57,882; IWP Custom Doors, JeldWen, Inc., Everett, WA The Department has determined that criterion (1) of Section 246 has not been met. Workers at the firm are 50 years of age or older. PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67197 TA–W 57,839; American Glove Company, Inc., Comprehensive Services, Lyerly, GA TA–W 57,941; Ward Product, LLC, Subsidiary of Mid Mark Capital Partners, Amsterdam, NY Since the workers are denied eligibility to apply for TAA, the workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA. TA–W 57,877A; TFL USA/Canada, Inc., Greensboro, NC TA–W 57,885; Pliana, Inc., Div of Pliana, S.A. DE C.V., Charlotte, NC TA–W 57,984; Sipex Corporation, Milpitas, CA TA–W 57,817; Applied Color Systems, Inc., d/b/a/ Datacolor, Lawrenceville, NJ TA–W 57,850; Precision Engine Products Corporation, Windsor, CT TA–W 57,864; Aroostook Starch Co., Ft. Fairfield, ME TA–W 57,906; Flexsteel, Dubuque Div., Dubuque, IA TA–W 57,925; Sligh Furniture Operating Company, d/b/a Sligh Furniture Co, Holland, MI TA–W 58,014; Kern Manufacturing, Enfield, IL TA–W 57,815; Swift and Company, Nampa, ID TA–W 57,819; Ceramic Magnetics, Inc., Fairfield, NJ TA–W 57,835; Laneko Engineering Co., Fort Washington, PA TA–W 57,835A; Laneko Precision Corporation, Montgomeryville, PA TA–W 57,856; Alstom Power, Inc., Heat Exchange Division, Easton, PA TA–W 57,876; Edelweiss Mfg. Co., Inc., Hickory, NC TA–W 57,932; Sterling Trimmings Co., Jersey City, NJ TA–W 57,880; KeyTronicEMS, Spokane, WA TA–W 57,902; Xantrex Technolgoy, Inc., Terra Personnel Group, Arlington, WA TA–W 57,937; Continental Bag Company, Div. of Langston Companies, Crowley, LA TA–W 57,952; Paramount Cards, Inc., Paramount Card Holding Corp, Pawtucket, RI TA–W 57,981; Arvin Merritor, Inc., Chickasha, OK TA–W 57,874; Levy Group (The), Sample Room, New York, NY TA–W 57,950; Eastman Wind Instrument, Inc., Inc., d/b/a Williams S. Haynes Co, Elkhart, IN TA–W 58,046; Leybold Vacuum USA, Leybold Vacuum GMBH, Export, PA TA–W 57,827; Excellence Manufacturing, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI TA–W 57,999; Culp, Inc., Culp Extrusion, Graham, NC E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1 67198 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 213 / Friday, November 4, 2005 / Notices TA–W 58,012; Grover Industries, Inc., Grover Div., Grover, NC TA–W 58,012A; Grover Industries, Inc., Lynn Div., Lynn, NC TA–W 57,931; Geo Specialty Chemicals, Rubber and Plastics Division, Gibbstown, NJ The Department as determined that criterion (3) of Section 246 has not been met. Competition conditions within the workers’ industry are not adverse. None Affirmative Determinations for Alternative Trade Ajdustment Assistance In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issue a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met. The following certifications have been issued; the date following the company name and location of each determination references the impact date for all workers of such determinations. In the following cases, it has been determined that the requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(ii) have been met. I. Whether a significant number of workers in the workers’ firm are 50 years of age or older. II. Whether the workers in the workers’ firm possess skills that are not easily transferable. III. The competitive conditions within the workers’ industry (i.e., conditions within the industry are adverse). TA–W 57,817; Applied Color Systems, Inc., d/b/a/ Datacolor, Lawrenceville, NJ: 8/23/2004. TA–W 57,850; Precision Engine Products Corporation, Windsor, CT: 8/26/2004. TA–W 57,864; Aroostook Starch Co., Ft. Fairfield, ME: 8/29/2004. TA–W 57,906; Flexsteel, Dubuque Div., Dubuque, IA: 9/29/2004. TA–W 57,925; Sligh Furniture Operating Company, d/b/a Sligh Furniture Co, Holland, MI: 10/8/2005. TA–W 58,014; Kern Manufacturing, Enfield, IL: 9/22/2004. TA–W 57,815; Swift and Company, Nampa, ID: 8/18/2004. TA–W 57,819; Ceramic Magnetics, Inc., Fairfield, NJ: 8/23/2004. TA–W 57,835; Laneko Engineering Co., Fort Washington, PA: 8/18/2004. TA–W 57,835A; Laneko Precision Corporation, Montgomeryville, PA: 8/18/2004. TA–W 57,856; Alstom Power, Inc., Heat Exchange Division, Easton, PA: 9/ 11/2005. VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:35 Nov 03, 2005 Jkt 208001 TA–W 57,876; Edelweiss Mfg. Co., Inc., Hickory, NC: 8/25/2004. TA–W 57,932; Sterling Trimmings Co., Jersey City, NJ: 9/12/2004. TA–W 57,880; KeyTronicEMS, Spokane, WA: 8/31/2004. TA–W 57,902; Xantrex Technology, Inc., Terra Personnel Group, Arlington, WA: 9/7/2004. TA–W 57,937; Continental Bag Company, Div. of Langston Companies, Crowley, LA: 8/25/ 2004. TA–W 57,952; Paramount Cards, Inc., Paramount Card Holding Corp, Pawtucket, RI: 9/13/2004. TA–W 57,981; Arvin Merritor, Inc., Chickasha, OK: 10/31/2005. TA–W 57,874; Levy Group (The), Sample Room, New York, NY: 9/1/ 2004. TA–W 57,950; Eastman Wind Instrument, Inc., d/b/a Williams S. Haynes Co, Elkhart, IN: 9/12/2004. TA–W 58,046; Leybold Vacuum USA, Leybold Vacuum GMBH, Export, PA: 9/27/2004. TA–W 57,827; Excellence Manufacturing, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI: 8/22/2004. TA–W 57,999; Culp, Inc., Culp Extrusion, Graham, NC: 9/15/2004. TA–W 58,012; Grover Industries, Inc., Grover Div., Grover, NC: 9/22/2004. TA–W 58,012A; Grover Industries, Inc., Lynn Div., Lynn, NC: 9/22/2004. TA–W 57,931; Geo Specialty Chemicals, Rubber and Plastics Division, Gibbstown, NJ: 9/2/2004. I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued during the month of October 2005. Copies of these determinations are available for inspection in Room C– 5311, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210 during normal business hours or will be mailed to persons who write to the above address. Dated: October 26, 2005. Douglas F. Small, Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–6132 Filed 11–3–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–55,754A, TA–W–55,754E, TA–W– 55,754F, TA–W–55,754G] Dan River, Inc., 1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, Dan River, Inc., Dallas, TX; Dan River, Inc., Lake Forest, IL; Dan River, Inc., Hickory, NC; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2273), and Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974 (26 U.S.C. 2813), as amended, the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance on November 5, 2004, applicable to workers of Dan River, Inc., 1325 Avenue of The Americas, New York, New York. The notice was published in the Federal Register on December 9, 2004 (69 FR 71429). The certification was amended on February 16, 2005 to include workers at other locations of the subject firm. The notice was published in the Federal Register on March 9, 2005 (70 FR 11700–11701). At the request of a company official, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. New information shows that workers located in Dallas, Texas, Lake Forest, Illinois, and Hickory, North Carolina, reporting to Dan River, Inc., 1325 Avenue of The Americas, New York, New York, have been separated from employment. These employees provided support services for the production of home furnishing textiles and apparel fabric produced by Dan River, Inc. Based on these findings, the Department is amending this certification to include employees of Dan River, Inc., 1325 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York, located in Dallas, Texas, Lake Forest, Illinois and Hickory, North Carolina. The intent of the Department’s certification is to include all workers of Dan River, Inc. who were adversely affected by a shift in production to China and Mexico. The amended notice applicable to TAW–55,754A is hereby issued as follows: • ‘‘All workers of Dan River, Inc., 1325 Avenue of The Americas, New York, New York (TA–W–55,754A), and employees of Dan River, Inc., 1325 Avenue of The Americas, New York, New York, located in Dallas, Texas (TA–W–55,754E), Lake Forest, Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Notice of Determinations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for 
Worker Adjustment Assistance

    In accordance with Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, as 
amended, (19 U.S.C. 2273), the Department of Labor herein presents 
summaries of determinations regarding eligibility to apply for trade 
adjustment assistance for workers (TA-W) number and alternative trade 
adjustment assistance (ATAA) by (TA-W) number issued during the periods 
of October 2005.
    In order for an affirmative determination to be made and a 
certification of eligibility to apply for directly-impacted (primary) 
worker adjustment assistance to be issued, each of the group 
eligibility requirements of Section 222(a) of the Act must be met.
    I. Section (a)(2)(A) all of the following must be satisfied:
    A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such 
workers' firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become 
totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or 
partially separated;
    B. The sales or production, or both, of such firm or subdivision 
have decreased absolutely; and
    C. Increased imports of articles like or directly competitive with 
articles produced by such firm or subdivision have contributed 
importantly to such workers' separation or threat of separation and to 
the decline in sales or production of such firm or subdivision; or
    II. Section (a)(2)(B) both of the following must be satisfied:
    A. A significant number or proportion of the workers in such 
workers' firm, or an appropriate subdivision of the firm, have become 
totally or partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or 
partially separated;
    B. There has been a shift in production by such workers' firm or 
subdivision to a foreign county of articles like or directly 
competitive with articles which are produced by such firm or 
subdivision; and
    C. One of the following must be satisfied:
    1. The country to which the workers' firm has shifted production of 
the articles is a party to a free trade agreement with the United 
States;
    2. The country to which the workers' firm has shifted production of 
the articles to a beneficiary country under the Andean Trade Preference 
Act, African Growth and Opportunity Act, or the Caribbean Basin 
Economic Recovery Act; or
    3. There has been or is likely to be an increase in imports of 
articles that are like or directly competitive with articles which are 
or were produced by such firm or subdivision.
    Also, in order for an affirmative determination to be made and a 
certification of eligibility to apply for worker adjustment assistance 
as an adversely affected secondary group to be issued, each of the 
group eligibility requirements of Section 222(b) of the Act must be 
met.
    (1) Significant number or proportion of the workers in the workers' 
firm or an appropriate subdivision of the firm have become totally or 
partially separated, or are threatened to become totally or partially 
separated;
    (2) The workers' firm (or subdivision) is a supplier or downstream 
producer to a firm (or subdivision) that employed a group of workers 
who received a certification of eligibility to apply for trade 
adjustment assistance benefits and such supply or production is related 
to the article that was the basis for such certification; and
    (3) either--
    (A) The workers' firm is a supplier and the component parts it 
supplied for the firm (or subdivision) described in paragraph (2) 
accounted for at least 20 percent of the production or sales of the 
workers' firm; or
    (B) A loss or business by the workers' firm with the firm (or 
subdivision) described in paragraph (2) contributed importantly to the 
workers' separation or threat of separation.

Negative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance

    In the following cases, the investigation revealed that the 
criteria for eligibility have not been met for the reasons specified.
    The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (increased 
imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B) (No shift in production to a foreign 
country) have not been met.

TA-W 57,963; Coopervision, Inc., Subsidiary of Cooper Companies, 
Huntington Beach, CA
TA-W 57,861; Hickory Springs Manufacturing, Covering Elastic Div., High 
Point, NC
TA-W 57,879; Legacy Manufacturing Co., dba West Coast Door, Tacoma, WA
TA-W 57,919; Sterling Printing, Inc., Thomasville, NC
TA-W 57,936; North American Container Corp., Lawrenceburg, TN

    The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.B.) (Sales or 
production, or both, did not decline) and (a)(2)(B)(II.B) (No shift in 
production to a foreign country) have not been met.

TA-W 57,837; Peters Manufacturing Co., Vassar, MI
TA-W 57,854; Honeywell Nylon, LLC, formerly BASF Corporation (Fibers 
Div.), Anderson, SC
TA-W 57,900; Tree Island Wire USA, Industrial Alloys Facility, Walnut, 
CA
TA-W 58,008; Inman Mills, Mt. Shoals Plant, Enoree, SC

    The investigation revealed that criterion (a)(2)(A)(I.A) and 
(a)(2)(B)(II.A) (no employment decline) has not been met.

TA-W 57,931; Geo Specialty Chemicals, Rubber and Plastics Division, 
Gibbstown, NJ
TA-W 57,834; Ashley Furniture Ind., Upholstery Division, Ecru, MS
TA-W 57,851; Conn-Selmer, Vincent Bach, Elkhart, IN
TA-W 58,021; Victaulic Company of America, Apex Div., New Village, NJ
    The workers firm does not produce an article as required for 
certification under Section 222 of the Trade Act of 1974.

TA-W 57,905; Compass Group, Morrison, TN
TA-W 57,938; OAG Worldwide, Custom Products Department, Downers Grove, 
IL
TA-W 57,972; AT&T Telemarketing Distribution Services, Marietta, GA
TA-W 58,018; Miralba, Inc., New York City, NY
TA-W 58,048; S. Goldberg and Co., Inc., Hackensack, NJ

    The investigation revealed that criteria (a)(2)(A)(I.C.) (Increased 
imports) and (a)(2)(B)(II.C) (has shifted production to a foreign 
country) have not been met.

None

    The investigation revealed that criteria (2) has not been met. The 
workers firm (or subdivision) is not a supplier or downstream producer 
to trade-affected companies.

TA-W 57,826; Ultra-Pak, Inc., Greer, SC

Affirmative Determinations for Worker Adjustment Assistance

    The following certifications have been issued; the date following 
the company name and location of each determination references the 
impact date for all workers of such determination.
    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
(a)(2)(A)

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(increased imports) of Section 222 have been met.

TA-W 57,931; Geo Specialty Chemicals, Rubber and Plastics Division, 
Gibbstown, NJ
TA-W 57,815; Swift and Company, Nampa, ID: 8/18/2004.
TA-W 57,817; Applied Color Systems, Inc., d/b/a/ Datacolor, 
Lawrenceville, NJ: 8/23/2004.
TA-W 57,819; Ceramic Magnetics, Inc., Fairfield, NJ: 8/23/2004.
TA-W 57,822; Rubbermaid home Products, Div. of Newell Rubbermaid, 
Goodyear, AZ: 8/19/2004.
TA-W 57,835; Laneko Engineering Co., Fort Washington, PA: 8/18/2004.
TA-W 57,835A; Laneko Precision Corporation, Montgomeryville, PA: 8/18/
2004.
TA-W 57,839; American Glove Company, Inc., Comprehensive Services, 
Lyerly, GA: 8/24/2004.
TA-W 57,848; Boone International, Inc., Acco Brands, Corona, CA: 8/23/
2004.
TA-W 57,850; Precision Engine Products Corporation, Windsor, CT: 8/26/
2004.
TA-W 57,856,; Alstom Power, Inc., Heat Exchange Division, Easton, PA: 
9/11/2005.
TA-W 57,864; Aroostook Starch Co., Ft. Fairfield, ME: 8/29/2004.
TA-W 57,876; Edelweiss Mfg. Co., Inc., Hickory, NC: 8/25/2004.
TA-W 57,906; Flexsteel, Dubuque Div., Dubuque, IA: 9/29/2004.
TA-W 57,925; Sligh Furniture Operating Company, d/b/a Sligh Furniture 
Co, Holland, MI: 10/8/2005.
TA-W 57,932; Sterling Trimmings Co., Jersey City, NJ: 9/12/2004.
TA-W 57,947; Laminating Specialties, Inc., Warren, RI: 8/26/2004.
TA-W 58,006; Baldwin Hardware Corporation, Reading, PA: 9/9/2004.
TA-W 58,014; Kern Manufacturing, Enfield, IL: 9/22/2004.
    The following certifications have been issued. The requirements of 
(a)(2)(B) (shift in production) of Section 222 have been met.

TA-W 57,844; Borg Warner, Transmission Systems Div., Frankfort, IL: 9/
29/2004.
TA-W 57,874; Levy Group (The), Sample Room, New York, NY: 9/1/2004.
TA-W 57,880; KeyTronicEMS, Spokane, WA: 8/31/2004.
TA-W 57,882; IWP Custom Doors, Jeld-Wen, Inc., Everett, WA: 8/30/2004.
TA-W 57,883; Invacare Corp., Elyria, OH: 9/1/2004.
TA-W 57,902; Xantrex Technolgoy, Inc., Terra Personnel Group, 
Arlington, WA: 9/7/2004.
TA-W 57,937; Continental Bag Company, Div. of Langston Companies, 
Crowley, LA: 8/25/2004.
TA-W 57,941; Ward Product, LLC, Subsidiary of Mid Mark Capital 
Partners, Amsterdam, NY: 9/6/2004.
TA-W 57,950; Eastman Wind Instrument, Inc., d/b/a Williams S. Haynes 
Co, Elkhart, IN: 9/12/2004.
TA-W 57,952; Paramount Cards, Inc., Paramount Card Holding Corp, 
Pawtucket, RI: 9/13/2004.
TA-W 57,981; Arvin Merritor, Inc., Chickasha, OK: 10/31/2005.
TA-W 58,046; Leybold Vacuum USA, Leybold Vacuum GMBH, Export, PA: 9/27/
2004.

    The following certification has been issued. The requirement of 
supplier to a trade certified firm has been met.

TA-W 57,827; Excellence Manufacturing, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI: 8/22/
2004.
TA-W 57,999; Culp, Inc., Culp Extrusion, Graham, NC: 9/15/2004.
TA-W 58,012; Grover Industries, Inc., Grover Div., Grover, NC: 9/22/
2004.
TA-W 58,012A; Grover Industries, Inc., Lynn Div., Lynn, NC: 9/22/2004.

    The following certification has been issued. The requirement of 
downstream producer to a trade certified firm has been met.

None

Negative Determinations for Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance

    In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issued 
a certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade 
Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility 
requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met.
    In the following cases, it has been determined that the 
requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(ii) have not been met for the reasons 
specified.
    The Department has determined that criterion (2) of Section 246 has 
not been met. Workers at the firm possess skills that are easily 
transferable.

TA-W 57,848; Boone International, Inc., Acco Brands, Corona, CA
TA-W 58,006; Baldwin Hardware Corporation, Reading, PA
TA-W 57,822; Rubbermaid home Products, Div. of Newell Rubbermaid, 
Goodyear, AZ
TA-W 57,882; IWP Custom Doors, Jeld-Wen, Inc., Everett, WA

    The Department has determined that criterion (1) of Section 246 has 
not been met. Workers at the firm are 50 years of age or older.

TA-W 57,839; American Glove Company, Inc., Comprehensive Services, 
Lyerly, GA
TA-W 57,941; Ward Product, LLC, Subsidiary of Mid Mark Capital 
Partners, Amsterdam, NY

    Since the workers are denied eligibility to apply for TAA, the 
workers cannot be certified eligible for ATAA.

TA-W 57,877A; TFL USA/Canada, Inc., Greensboro, NC
TA-W 57,885; Pliana, Inc., Div of Pliana, S.A. DE C.V., Charlotte, NC
TA-W 57,984; Sipex Corporation, Milpitas, CA
TA-W 57,817; Applied Color Systems, Inc., d/b/a/ Datacolor, 
Lawrenceville, NJ
TA-W 57,850; Precision Engine Products Corporation, Windsor, CT
TA-W 57,864; Aroostook Starch Co., Ft. Fairfield, ME
TA-W 57,906; Flexsteel, Dubuque Div., Dubuque, IA
TA-W 57,925; Sligh Furniture Operating Company, d/b/a Sligh Furniture 
Co, Holland, MI
TA-W 58,014; Kern Manufacturing, Enfield, IL
TA-W 57,815; Swift and Company, Nampa, ID
TA-W 57,819; Ceramic Magnetics, Inc., Fairfield, NJ
TA-W 57,835; Laneko Engineering Co., Fort Washington, PA
TA-W 57,835A; Laneko Precision Corporation, Montgomeryville, PA
TA-W 57,856; Alstom Power, Inc., Heat Exchange Division, Easton, PA
TA-W 57,876; Edelweiss Mfg. Co., Inc., Hickory, NC
TA-W 57,932; Sterling Trimmings Co., Jersey City, NJ
TA-W 57,880; KeyTronicEMS, Spokane, WA
TA-W 57,902; Xantrex Technolgoy, Inc., Terra Personnel Group, 
Arlington, WA
TA-W 57,937; Continental Bag Company, Div. of Langston Companies, 
Crowley, LA
TA-W 57,952; Paramount Cards, Inc., Paramount Card Holding Corp, 
Pawtucket, RI
TA-W 57,981; Arvin Merritor, Inc., Chickasha, OK
TA-W 57,874; Levy Group (The), Sample Room, New York, NY
TA-W 57,950; Eastman Wind Instrument, Inc., Inc., d/b/a Williams S. 
Haynes Co, Elkhart, IN
TA-W 58,046; Leybold Vacuum USA, Leybold Vacuum GMBH, Export, PA
TA-W 57,827; Excellence Manufacturing, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI
TA-W 57,999; Culp, Inc., Culp Extrusion, Graham, NC

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TA-W 58,012; Grover Industries, Inc., Grover Div., Grover, NC
TA-W 58,012A; Grover Industries, Inc., Lynn Div., Lynn, NC
TA-W 57,931; Geo Specialty Chemicals, Rubber and Plastics Division, 
Gibbstown, NJ

    The Department as determined that criterion (3) of Section 246 has 
not been met. Competition conditions within the workers' industry are 
not adverse.

None

Affirmative Determinations for Alternative Trade Ajdustment Assistance

    In order for the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance to issue a 
certification of eligibility to apply for Alternative Trade Adjustment 
Assistance (ATAA) for older workers, the group eligibility requirements 
of Section 246(a)(3)(A)(ii) of the Trade Act must be met.
    The following certifications have been issued; the date following 
the company name and location of each determination references the 
impact date for all workers of such determinations.
    In the following cases, it has been determined that the 
requirements of Section 246(a)(3)(ii) have been met.
    I. Whether a significant number of workers in the workers' firm are 
50 years of age or older.
    II. Whether the workers in the workers' firm possess skills that 
are not easily transferable.
    III. The competitive conditions within the workers' industry (i.e., 
conditions within the industry are adverse).

TA-W 57,817; Applied Color Systems, Inc., d/b/a/ Datacolor, 
Lawrenceville, NJ: 8/23/2004.
TA-W 57,850; Precision Engine Products Corporation, Windsor, CT: 8/26/
2004.
TA-W 57,864; Aroostook Starch Co., Ft. Fairfield, ME: 8/29/2004.
TA-W 57,906; Flexsteel, Dubuque Div., Dubuque, IA: 9/29/2004.
TA-W 57,925; Sligh Furniture Operating Company, d/b/a Sligh Furniture 
Co, Holland, MI: 10/8/2005.
TA-W 58,014; Kern Manufacturing, Enfield, IL: 9/22/2004.
TA-W 57,815; Swift and Company, Nampa, ID: 8/18/2004.
TA-W 57,819; Ceramic Magnetics, Inc., Fairfield, NJ: 8/23/2004.
TA-W 57,835; Laneko Engineering Co., Fort Washington, PA: 8/18/2004.
TA-W 57,835A; Laneko Precision Corporation, Montgomeryville, PA: 8/18/
2004.
TA-W 57,856; Alstom Power, Inc., Heat Exchange Division, Easton, PA: 9/
11/2005.
TA-W 57,876; Edelweiss Mfg. Co., Inc., Hickory, NC: 8/25/2004.
TA-W 57,932; Sterling Trimmings Co., Jersey City, NJ: 9/12/2004.
TA-W 57,880; KeyTronicEMS, Spokane, WA: 8/31/2004.
TA-W 57,902; Xantrex Technology, Inc., Terra Personnel Group, 
Arlington, WA: 9/7/2004.
TA-W 57,937; Continental Bag Company, Div. of Langston Companies, 
Crowley, LA: 8/25/2004.
TA-W 57,952; Paramount Cards, Inc., Paramount Card Holding Corp, 
Pawtucket, RI: 9/13/2004.
TA-W 57,981; Arvin Merritor, Inc., Chickasha, OK: 10/31/2005.
TA-W 57,874; Levy Group (The), Sample Room, New York, NY: 9/1/2004.
TA-W 57,950; Eastman Wind Instrument, Inc., d/b/a Williams S. Haynes 
Co, Elkhart, IN: 9/12/2004.
TA-W 58,046; Leybold Vacuum USA, Leybold Vacuum GMBH, Export, PA: 9/27/
2004.
TA-W 57,827; Excellence Manufacturing, Inc., Grand Rapids, MI: 8/22/
2004.
TA-W 57,999; Culp, Inc., Culp Extrusion, Graham, NC: 9/15/2004.
TA-W 58,012; Grover Industries, Inc., Grover Div., Grover, NC: 9/22/
2004.
TA-W 58,012A; Grover Industries, Inc., Lynn Div., Lynn, NC: 9/22/2004.
TA-W 57,931; Geo Specialty Chemicals, Rubber and Plastics Division, 
Gibbstown, NJ: 9/2/2004.

    I hereby certify that the aforementioned determinations were issued 
during the month of October 2005. Copies of these determinations are 
available for inspection in Room C-5311, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210 during normal business 
hours or will be mailed to persons who write to the above address.

    Dated: October 26, 2005.
Douglas F. Small,
Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.
 [FR Doc. E5-6132 Filed 11-3-05; 8:45 am]
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