Foreign-Trade Zone 29 - Louisville, Kentucky, Application for Subzone, Louisville Bedding Company (Household Bedding Products), Louisville and Munfordville, Kentucky, 24572 [2010-10614]

Download as PDF 24572 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 86 / Wednesday, May 5, 2010 / Notices Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: The Foreign–Trade Zones (FTZ) Board (the Board) has considered the application (filed 03/17/2010) submitted by the Southern California Logistics Airport Authority, grantee of FTZ 243, requesting reissuance of the grant of authority for said zone to the City of Victorville, which has accepted such reissuance subject to approval by the FTZ Board. Upon review, the Board finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied, and that the proposal is in the public interest. Therefore, the Board approves the application and recognizes the City of Victorville as the new grantee of Foreign–Trade Zone 243, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.28. The Secretary of Commerce, as Chairman of the Board, is hereby authorized to issue an appropriate Board Order. Signed at Washington, DC, this 20th day of April 2010. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Import AdministrationAlternate ChairmanForeign– Trade Zones Board. ATTEST: Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2010–10621 Filed 5–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign–Trade Zones Board [Docket 28–2010] sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES Foreign–Trade Zone 29 - Louisville, Kentucky, Application for Subzone, Louisville Bedding Company (Household Bedding Products), Louisville and Munfordville, Kentucky An application has been submitted to the Foreign–Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Louisville & Jefferson County Riverport Authority, grantee of FTZ 29, requesting special–purpose subzone status for the bedding products manufacturing facilities of Louisville Bedding Company (LBC) located in Louisville and Munfordville, Kentucky. 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 April 26, 2010. The LBC facilities (530 employees) consist of three sites: Site 1 manufacturing plant and warehouse (26.1 acres) located at 10400 Bunsen VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:02 May 04, 2010 Jkt 220001 Way, Louisville; Site 2 - warehouse (4.3 acres) located at 100 Quality Street, Munfordville; and, Site 3 manufacturing plant and warehouse (27.7 acres) located at 660 National Turnpike, Munfordville, Kentucky. The facilities are used to manufacture household bedding products, including mattress pads and pillows (up to 10 million pillows and 10 million mattress pads annually) for the U.S. market and export. LBC is requesting authority to utilize foreign–origin wide roll (80 inches and wider), high thread count (180 threads per inch and higher) cotton, polyester, and synthetic woven fabric and pillow shells (classified under HTSUS Headings 5208, 5210, 5512, 5513, and 6307; duty rate range: 7 - 14.9%) to be cut, sewn, quilted and assembled into the bedding products noted above under FTZ procedures. FTZ procedures could exempt LBC from customs duty payments on the foreign–origin fabrics and pillow shells used in export production. On its shipments for the domestic market, the finished household bedding products would be entered for consumption from the proposed subzone classified under HTSUS 9404.90, and LBC is seeking authority to elect the various finished bedding product duty rates (4.4 - 7.3%, ad valorem) for the foreign–origin fabric and pillow shell material inputs. Domestic–status fibers would be used to fill the foreign pillow shells. The application indicates that the savings from FTZ procedures would help improve the facilities’ international competitiveness. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Pierre Duy of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and information presented in the application and case record and to report findings and recommendations 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 following address: Office of the Executive Secretary, Room 2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230–0002. The closing period for receipt of comments is July 6, 2010. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to July 19, 2010. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Foreign–Trade Zones Board’s Executive Secretary at the address listed above and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s website, PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ ftz. For further information, contact Pierre Duy at Pierre.Duy@trade.gov or (202) 482–1378. Dated: April 26, 2010. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2010–10614 Filed 5–4–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–570–962] Certain Potassium Phosphate Salts from the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Affirmative Determination of Critical Circumstances in the Antidumping Duty Investigation AGENCY: Import Administration, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. DATES: Effective Date: May 5, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Irene Gorelik at (202) 482–6905, AD/ CVD Operations, Office 9, Import Administration, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Background On March 16, 2010, the Department of Commerce (‘‘Department’’) published its preliminary determination in the antidumping duty investigation of certain potassium phosphate salts (‘‘salts’’) from the People’s Republic of China (‘‘PRC’’). See Certain Potassium Phosphate Salts From the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value, 75 FR 12508 (March 16, 2010) (‘‘Preliminary Determination’’). On April 2, 2010, Petitioners 1 filed a timely critical circumstances allegation, pursuant to 19 CFR 351.206, alleging that critical circumstances exist with respect to imports of the merchandise under consideration. In accordance with 19 CFR 351.206(c)(1), when a critical circumstances allegation is filed 30 days or more before the scheduled date of the final determination (as was done in this case), the Department will issue a preliminary finding whether there is a reasonable basis to believe or suspect that critical circumstances exist. Because the critical circumstances allegation in this case was submitted after the preliminary determination was published, the Department must issue 1 ICL E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM Performance Products LP and Prayon, Inc. 05MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 86 (Wednesday, May 5, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Page 24572]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-10614]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[Docket 28-2010]


Foreign-Trade Zone 29 - Louisville, Kentucky, Application for 
Subzone, Louisville Bedding Company (Household Bedding Products), 
Louisville and Munfordville, Kentucky

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
(the Board) by the Louisville & Jefferson County Riverport Authority, 
grantee of FTZ 29, requesting special-purpose subzone status for the 
bedding products manufacturing facilities of Louisville Bedding Company 
(LBC) located in Louisville and Munfordville, Kentucky. 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 April 26, 2010.
    The LBC facilities (530 employees) consist of three sites: Site 1 - 
manufacturing plant and warehouse (26.1 acres) located at 10400 Bunsen 
Way, Louisville; Site 2 - warehouse (4.3 acres) located at 100 Quality 
Street, Munfordville; and, Site 3 - manufacturing plant and warehouse 
(27.7 acres) located at 660 National Turnpike, Munfordville, Kentucky. 
The facilities are used to manufacture household bedding products, 
including mattress pads and pillows (up to 10 million pillows and 10 
million mattress pads annually) for the U.S. market and export. LBC is 
requesting authority to utilize foreign-origin wide roll (80 inches and 
wider), high thread count (180 threads per inch and higher) cotton, 
polyester, and synthetic woven fabric and pillow shells (classified 
under HTSUS Headings 5208, 5210, 5512, 5513, and 6307; duty rate range: 
7 - 14.9%) to be cut, sewn, quilted and assembled into the bedding 
products noted above under FTZ procedures.
    FTZ procedures could exempt LBC from customs duty payments on the 
foreign-origin fabrics and pillow shells used in export production. On 
its shipments for the domestic market, the finished household bedding 
products would be entered for consumption from the proposed subzone 
classified under HTSUS 9404.90, and LBC is seeking authority to elect 
the various finished bedding product duty rates (4.4 - 7.3%, ad 
valorem) for the foreign-origin fabric and pillow shell material 
inputs. Domestic-status fibers would be used to fill the foreign pillow 
shells. The application indicates that the savings from FTZ procedures 
would help improve the facilities' international competitiveness.
    In accordance with the Board's regulations, Pierre Duy of the FTZ 
Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and 
information presented in the application and case record and to report 
findings and recommendations 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 following address: Office of the Executive Secretary, 
Room 2111, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue, NW, 
Washington, DC 20230-0002. The closing period for receipt of comments 
is July 6, 2010. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted 
during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-
day period to July 19, 2010.
    A copy of the application will be available for public inspection 
at the Office of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board's Executive Secretary at 
the address listed above and in the ``Reading Room'' section of the 
Board's website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further 
information, contact Pierre Duy at Pierre.Duy@trade.gov or (202) 482-
1378.

    Dated: April 26, 2010.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2010-10614 Filed 5-4-10; 8:45 am]
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