Foreign-Trade Zone 40 - Cleveland, Ohio; Application for Manufacturing Authority, DEMAG Plastics Group, (Plastic Production Machinery), Strongsville, Ohio, 77375 [E5-8137]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 250 / Friday, December 30, 2005 / Notices Register (70 FR 41681, 7/20/05) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; 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 the proposal is in the public interest; Now, Therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application to expand FTZ 262 is approved, subject to the Act and the Board’s regulations, including section 400.28. Signed at Washington, DC, this 21st day of December 2005. Joseph A. Spetrini, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. E5–8146 Filed 12–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Docket 65–2005] Foreign–Trade Zone 40 – Cleveland, Ohio; Application for Manufacturing Authority, DEMAG Plastics Group, (Plastic Production Machinery), Strongsville, Ohio An application has been submitted to the Foreign–Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Cleveland–Cuyahoga County Port Authority, grantee of FTZ 40, requesting manufacturing authority within the general–purpose zone for the manufacturing and warehousing facilities of the DEMAG Plastics Group (DEMAG), located in Strongsville, Ohio. 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 December 20, 2005. The DEMAG facility (350 employees) is located within Site 6B of FTZ 40, the Progress Drive Business Park, located at 11792 Alameda Drive, Strongsville, Cuyahoga County. The facility will be used for the manufacturing and warehousing of injection molding machines, single and twin screw extruders machinery, blow molding machines, injection molding clamp cylinders, extrusion feedscrew machinery, injection molding barrels and extrusion barrels machinery (HTS 8477.10, 8477.20, 8477.30, 8477.90, wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:16 Dec 29, 2005 Jkt 208001 duty rate 3.1%). Components and materials sourced from abroad (representing 20–45% of all parts consumed in manufacturing) include: tubes; pipes; hoses; nonadhesive film, plates, sheets, foil and strip; plastic closures; handles and knobs of plastic; plastic gaskets; washers and seals; other articles of plastic; gaskets; washers; seals; printed matter; safety glass; flanges for tubes/pipes; iron or steel threaded sleeves, elbow, bends and other articles; iron/steel fittings; screws; bolts; nuts; washers; springs; cotters and cotter pins; nonthreaded articles of iron/ steel; coppers, rivets and similar articles; aluminum articles; and operated non–adjustable spanners; base metal locks and keys; mountings and similar articles; base metal sign plates; hydraulic power engines and motors; fuel, lubricating or cooling pumps; rotary pumps; parts of pumps; heat exchanger units; filtering or purifying machinery and parts; pulley tackle and hoists; ADP thermal transfer printers; ADP magnetic disk drive storage units; injection molding machines; parts of machinery; pressure–reducing, oleohydraulic transmission and check valves; taps, cocks, valves and their parts; ball bearings; cylindrical roller bearings; gears; clutches; parts of gearing; DC generators; AC motors; electric rotary and static converters; electrical transformers; electromagnetic work holders; lithium primary cells; electric resistors; pre–recorded media; indicator panels; electric sound or visual signaling apparatus; fixed capacitors; electric variable resistors; printed circuits; fuses; electrical overload protectors and apparatus; relays; switches; coaxial connectors; plugs and sockets; electrical terminals and apparatus; boards, panels, consoles, desks; other parts; electrical filament lamps; light–emitting diodes; photosensitive semiconductor devices; other electrical machines; insulated conductors; liquid–filled thermometers; electrical instruments; revolution counters; instruments and apparatus; automatic thermostats; and, automatic regulating instruments (HTS 3917.23, 3920.99, 3923.50, 3926.90, 4016.93, 4901.99, 4911.10, 7007.19, 7007.29, 7307.91, 7307.92, 7307.99, 7318.15, 7318.16, 7318.19, 7318.21, 7318.22, 7318.24, 7318.29, 7320.90, 7326.90, 7415.29, 7616.99, 8204.11, 8301.40, 8301.70, 8302.41, 8302.49, 8310.00, 8412.29, 8413.30, 8413.60, 8413.91, 8419.50, 8421.29, 8421.39, 8421.99, 8425.11, 8471.60, 8471.70, 8477.10, 8477.90, , 8479.90, 8481.10, 8481.20, 8481.30, 8481.80, 8481.90, 8482.10, 8482.50, 8483.40, 8483.60, 8483.90, PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77375 8501.31, 8501.40, 8501.51, 8501.52, 8502.40, 8504.32, 8504.40, 8505.90, 8506.50, 8516.80, 8524.99, 8531.20, 8531.80, 8532.29, 8533.40, 8536.10, 8536.30, 8536.41, 8536.49, 8536.50, 8536.69, 8536.90, 8537.10, 8538.90, 8539.29, 8541.40, 8543.89, 8544.41, 8544.49, 8544.59, 9025.11, 9026.20, 9029.10, 9030.39, 9030.89, 9030.90, 9032.10, 9032.89, 9032.90 duty rate ranges from duty–free to 9 %). FTZ procedures would exempt DEMAG from Customs duty payments on the foreign components used in export production. The company anticipates that some 10–15 percent of the plant’s shipments will be exported. On its domestic sales, DEMAG would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to finished plastic production machinery (3.1%) for the foreign inputs noted above. The request indicates that the savings from FTZ procedures would help improve the plant’s international competitiveness. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, a member of the FTZ staff has been appointed examiner to investigate the application and report to the Board. Public comment 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 St. 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 Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230. The closing period for their receipt is February 28, 2006. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to March 15, 2006). A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Foreign–Trade Zones Board’s Executive Secretary at the first address listed above, and at the U.S. Export Assistance Center, 600 Superior Ave. East, Suite 700, Cleveland, Ohio 44114. Dated: December 20, 2005. Dennis Puccinelli, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Docket 65-2005]


Foreign-Trade Zone 40 - Cleveland, Ohio; Application for 
Manufacturing Authority, DEMAG Plastics Group, (Plastic Production 
Machinery), Strongsville, Ohio

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: An application has been submitted to the 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County 
Port Authority, grantee of FTZ 40, requesting manufacturing authority 
within the general-purpose zone for the manufacturing and warehousing 
facilities of the DEMAG Plastics Group (DEMAG), located in 
Strongsville, Ohio. 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 December 20, 2005.
    The DEMAG facility (350 employees) is located within Site 6B of FTZ 
40, the Progress Drive Business Park, located at 11792 Alameda Drive, 
Strongsville, Cuyahoga County. The facility will be used for the 
manufacturing and warehousing of injection molding machines, single and 
twin screw extruders machinery, blow molding machines, injection 
molding clamp cylinders, extrusion feedscrew machinery, injection 
molding barrels and extrusion barrels machinery (HTS 8477.10, 8477.20, 
8477.30, 8477.90, duty rate 3.1[percnt]). Components and materials 
sourced from abroad (representing 20-45[percnt] of all parts consumed 
in manufacturing) include: tubes; pipes; hoses; nonadhesive film, 
plates, sheets, foil and strip; plastic closures; handles and knobs of 
plastic; plastic gaskets; washers and seals; other articles of plastic; 
gaskets; washers; seals; printed matter; safety glass; flanges for 
tubes/pipes; iron or steel threaded sleeves, elbow, bends and other 
articles; iron/steel fittings; screws; bolts; nuts; washers; springs; 
cotters and cotter pins; nonthreaded articles of iron/steel; coppers, 
rivets and similar articles; aluminum articles; and operated non-
adjustable spanners; base metal locks and keys; mountings and similar 
articles; base metal sign plates; hydraulic power engines and motors; 
fuel, lubricating or cooling pumps; rotary pumps; parts of pumps; heat 
exchanger units; filtering or purifying machinery and parts; pulley 
tackle and hoists; ADP thermal transfer printers; ADP magnetic disk 
drive storage units; injection molding machines; parts of machinery; 
pressure-reducing, oleohydraulic transmission and check valves; taps, 
cocks, valves and their parts; ball bearings; cylindrical roller 
bearings; gears; clutches; parts of gearing; DC generators; AC motors; 
electric rotary and static converters; electrical transformers; 
electromagnetic work holders; lithium primary cells; electric 
resistors; pre-recorded media; indicator panels; electric sound or 
visual signaling apparatus; fixed capacitors; electric variable 
resistors; printed circuits; fuses; electrical overload protectors and 
apparatus; relays; switches; coaxial connectors; plugs and sockets; 
electrical terminals and apparatus; boards, panels, consoles, desks; 
other parts; electrical filament lamps; light-emitting diodes; 
photosensitive semiconductor devices; other electrical machines; 
insulated conductors; liquid-filled thermometers; electrical 
instruments; revolution counters; instruments and apparatus; automatic 
thermostats; and, automatic regulating instruments (HTS 3917.23, 
3920.99, 3923.50, 3926.90, 4016.93, 4901.99, 4911.10, 7007.19, 7007.29, 
7307.91, 7307.92, 7307.99, 7318.15, 7318.16, 7318.19, 7318.21, 7318.22, 
7318.24, 7318.29, 7320.90, 7326.90, 7415.29, 7616.99, 8204.11, 8301.40, 
8301.70, 8302.41, 8302.49, 8310.00, 8412.29, 8413.30, 8413.60, 8413.91, 
8419.50, 8421.29, 8421.39, 8421.99, 8425.11, 8471.60, 8471.70, 8477.10, 
8477.90, , 8479.90, 8481.10, 8481.20, 8481.30, 8481.80, 8481.90, 
8482.10, 8482.50, 8483.40, 8483.60, 8483.90, 8501.31, 8501.40, 8501.51, 
8501.52, 8502.40, 8504.32, 8504.40, 8505.90, 8506.50, 8516.80, 8524.99, 
8531.20, 8531.80, 8532.29, 8533.40, 8536.10, 8536.30, 8536.41, 8536.49, 
8536.50, 8536.69, 8536.90, 8537.10, 8538.90, 8539.29, 8541.40, 8543.89, 
8544.41, 8544.49, 8544.59, 9025.11, 9026.20, 9029.10, 9030.39, 9030.89, 
9030.90, 9032.10, 9032.89, 9032.90 duty rate ranges from duty-free to 9 
[percnt]).
    FTZ procedures would exempt DEMAG from Customs duty payments on the 
foreign components used in export production. The company anticipates 
that some 10-15 percent of the plant's shipments will be exported. On 
its domestic sales, DEMAG would be able to choose the duty rates during 
customs entry procedures that apply to finished plastic production 
machinery (3.1[percnt]) for the foreign inputs noted above. The request 
indicates that the savings from FTZ procedures would help improve the 
plant's international competitiveness.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, a member of the FTZ 
staff has been appointed examiner to investigate the application and 
report to the Board.
    Public comment 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 St. 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 Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20230.
The closing period for their receipt is February 28, 2006. Rebuttal 
comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period 
may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to March 15, 
2006).
    A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be 
available for public inspection at the Office of the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board's Executive Secretary at the first address listed above, 
and at the U.S. Export Assistance Center, 600 Superior Ave. East, Suite 
700, Cleveland, Ohio 44114.

    Dated: December 20, 2005.
Dennis Puccinelli,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. E5-8137 Filed 12-29-05; 8:45 am]
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