Foreign-Trade Zone 21-Charleston, SC; Application for Subzone Status; William Powell Company dba Starflo Corporation; (Industrial Valves); Manning, SC, 61781 [E8-24756]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 202 / Friday, October 17, 2008 / Notices de Ponce, Building 7, Avenue de los Caballeros, Ponce. The site will provide public warehousing and distribution services to area businesses. No specific manufacturing authority is being requested at this time. Such requests would be made to the Board on a caseby-case basis. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Kathleen Boyce of the FTZ Staff is designated 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 the address below. The closing period for their receipt is December 16, 2008. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to December 31, 2008). A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available for public inspection at each of the following locations: CODEZOL, C.D, Tourist Pier Offices, Avenida of the Caballeros, Ponce, Puerto Rico 00716– 2009; and, the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. For further information, contact Kathleen Boyce at 202–482–1346 or Kathleen_Boyce@ita.doc.gov. Dated: October 8, 2008. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–24759 Filed 10–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Docket 57–2008] sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone 21—Charleston, SC; Application for Subzone Status; William Powell Company dba Starflo Corporation; (Industrial Valves); Manning, SC An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) by the South Carolina State Ports Authority, grantee of FTZ 21, requesting special-purpose subzone status for the industrial valve warehousing and distribution facility of William Powell Company (Powell) dba Starflo Corporation, located in Manning, South Carolina. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:18 Oct 16, 2008 Jkt 217001 amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR Part 400). It was formally filed on October 8, 2008. The proposed subzone would include Powell’s warehousing facility (10 employees, 96,000 sq. ft., 25 acres) located at 1568 JD Rogers Boulevard in Manning, South Carolina. The facility is used for the warehousing, distribution, and repair of foreign-origin and domestic industrial valve equipment (duty rates range from 3 percent to 5.6 percent) for the U.S. market and export. FTZ procedures would be utilized to support Powell’s distribution activity that competes with facilities located abroad. FTZ procedures would exempt Powell from Customs duty payments on foreign products that are re-exported. Some ten percent of the facility’s shipments are exported. On domestic sales, the company would be able to defer payment until merchandise is shipped from the facility and entered for U.S. consumption. Powell also plans to realize logistical benefits through the use of weekly customs entry procedures. The application indicates that all of the above-cited savings from FTZ procedures would help improve the facility’s international competitiveness. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Kathleen Boyce of the FTZ Staff is designated 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 the address below. The closing period for their receipt is December 16, 2008. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period (to December 31, 2008). A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available for public inspection at each of the following locations: U.S. Department of Commerce Export Assistance Center, 1362 McMillan Avenue, Suite 100, North Charleston, South Carolina 29405; and, the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. For further information, contact Kathleen Boyce at 202–482–1346 or Kathleen_Boyce@ita.doc.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61781 Dated: October 8, 2008. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–24756 Filed 10–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1579] Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 64— Jacksonville, FL Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Jacksonville Port Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 64, submitted an application to the Board for authority to expand its zone to include an additional site located at the Westlake Industrial Park in Jacksonville (Site 7–47 acres), to make permanent and designate Site 1A as Site 8, and to clarify the boundary of Site 3 (delete 47 acres), adjacent to the Jacksonville Customs and Border Protection port of entry (FTZ Docket 10– 2008, filed 2/21/08, corrected 7/11/08); Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (73 FR 12374, 3/7/08; corrected 73 FR 41315, 7/18/08), 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 64 is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28, and subject to a sunset provision that would terminate authority on September 30, 2013 for Site 7 if no activity has occurred under FTZ procedures before that date. Signed at Washington, DC, this 7th day of October 2008. David M. Spooner, Assistant Secretary of Commerce, for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, ForeignTrade Zones Board. Attest: Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–24750 Filed 10–16–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P E:\FR\FM\17OCN1.SGM 17OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Docket 57-2008]


Foreign-Trade Zone 21--Charleston, SC; Application for Subzone 
Status; William Powell Company dba Starflo Corporation; (Industrial 
Valves); Manning, SC

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board (the Board) by the South Carolina State Ports Authority, grantee 
of FTZ 21, requesting special-purpose subzone status for the industrial 
valve warehousing and distribution facility of William Powell Company 
(Powell) dba Starflo Corporation, located in Manning, South Carolina. 
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 
October 8, 2008.
    The proposed subzone would include Powell's warehousing facility 
(10 employees, 96,000 sq. ft., 25 acres) located at 1568 JD Rogers 
Boulevard in Manning, South Carolina. The facility is used for the 
warehousing, distribution, and repair of foreign-origin and domestic 
industrial valve equipment (duty rates range from 3 percent to 5.6 
percent) for the U.S. market and export. FTZ procedures would be 
utilized to support Powell's distribution activity that competes with 
facilities located abroad.
    FTZ procedures would exempt Powell from Customs duty payments on 
foreign products that are re-exported. Some ten percent of the 
facility's shipments are exported. On domestic sales, the company would 
be able to defer payment until merchandise is shipped from the facility 
and entered for U.S. consumption. Powell also plans to realize 
logistical benefits through the use of weekly customs entry procedures. 
The application indicates that all of the above-cited savings from FTZ 
procedures would help improve the facility's international 
competitiveness.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, Kathleen Boyce of the 
FTZ Staff is designated 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 the address below. The closing period for their receipt is 
December 16, 2008. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted 
during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-
day period (to December 31, 2008).
    A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be 
available for public inspection at each of the following locations: 
U.S. Department of Commerce Export Assistance Center, 1362 McMillan 
Avenue, Suite 100, North Charleston, South Carolina 29405; and, the 
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 
2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230.
    For further information, contact Kathleen Boyce at 202-482-1346 or 
Kathleen_Boyce@ita.doc.gov.

    Dated: October 8, 2008.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
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