Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 39-Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; CSI Calendering, Inc. (Rubber Coated Textile Fabric); Arlington, Texas, 18314 [2013-06925]

Download as PDF 18314 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 58 / Tuesday, March 26, 2013 / Notices within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Dated: March 21, 2013. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–06868 Filed 3–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–24–2013] srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone 169—Manatee County, Florida; Application for Production Authority; ASO, LLC; Subzone 169A (Textile Fabric Adhesive Bandage Coating and Production); Sarasota, Florida An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by ASO LLC (ASO), operator of Subzone 169A, for its facility located in Sarasota, Florida. The application conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the Board (15 CFR 400.23) was docketed on March 19, 2013. The ASO facility (270 employees, 31 acres/150,000 square feet) is located within Subzone 169A, in Sarasota, Florida. The facility is used for the production of plastic and textile fabric adhesive bandages. ASO is also proposing to coat foreign uncoated textile fabric under FTZ procedures. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt ASO from customs duty payments on the foreign textile fabrics used in export production. The company anticipates that some four percent of the plant’s shipments will be exported. On its domestic sales, ASO would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to textile fabric adhesive bandages (duty-free) for the foreign inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The request indicates that the savings from FTZ procedures would help improve the plant’s international competitiveness. Uncoated textile fabrics sourced from abroad (representing some 22% of the value of the finished product) include the following: 100% polyester, 100% cotton dyed plain weave, and 62% cotton/38% polyester plain weave (duty rates range from 7 to 12%). In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Diane Finver of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and information VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:07 Mar 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 presented in the application and case record and to report findings and recommendations to the Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is May 28, 2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to June 10, 2013. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov (202) 482–1367. Dated: March 21, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–06933 Filed 3–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–25–2013] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 39—DallasFort Worth, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; CSI Calendering, Inc. (Rubber Coated Textile Fabric); Arlington, Texas The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board, grantee of FTZ 39, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of CSI Calendering, Inc. (CSI), located in Arlington, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on March 4, 2013. A separate application for ‘‘usagedriven’’ Web site designation at the CSI facility is planned and will be processed under Section 400.24 of the FTZ Board’s regulations. The facility is used for the calendering, slitting, and laminating of RFL (resorcinol formaldehyde latex) textile fabric. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Production under FTZ procedures could exempt CSI from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, CSI would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to rubber coated, calendered fabric (duty rate— free) for the foreign status inputs noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: synthetic rubber; natural rubber; woven industrial fabric (of synthetic staple fibers); woven industrial fabric (of synthetic filament yarn); and, polyester tire cord fabric (duty rate ranges from free to 13.6%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is May 6, 2013. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Pierre Duy at Pierre.Duy@trade.gov, or (202) 482–1378. Dated: March 21, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–06925 Filed 3–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1888] Reorganization and Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 200 Under Alternative Site Framework; County of Mercer, New Jersey 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 Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (74 FR 1170–1173, 01/12/2009; correction 74 FR 3987, 01/22/2009; 75 FR 71069– 71070, 11/22/2010) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of general-purpose zones; Whereas, the County of Mercer, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 200, E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 58 (Tuesday, March 26, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-25-2013]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 39--Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity; CSI Calendering, Inc. 
(Rubber Coated Textile Fabric); Arlington, Texas

    The Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board, grantee of FTZ 
39, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ 
Board on behalf of CSI Calendering, Inc. (CSI), located in Arlington, 
Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on March 4, 
2013.
    A separate application for ``usage-driven'' Web site designation at 
the CSI facility is planned and will be processed under Section 400.24 
of the FTZ Board's regulations. The facility is used for the 
calendering, slitting, and laminating of RFL (resorcinol formaldehyde 
latex) textile fabric. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would 
be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and 
specific finished products described in the submitted notification (as 
described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt CSI from customs duty 
payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On 
its domestic sales, CSI would be able to choose the duty rate during 
customs entry procedures that applies to rubber coated, calendered 
fabric (duty rate--free) for the foreign status inputs noted below. 
Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign 
status production equipment.
    The components and materials sourced from abroad include: synthetic 
rubber; natural rubber; woven industrial fabric (of synthetic staple 
fibers); woven industrial fabric (of synthetic filament yarn); and, 
polyester tire cord fabric (duty rate ranges from free to 13.6%).
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the Board's Executive Secretary at the address 
below. The closing period for their receipt is May 6, 2013.
    A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection 
at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, 
Room 21013, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20230-0002, and in the ``Reading Room'' section of the 
Board's Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.
    For further information, contact Pierre Duy at 
Pierre.Duy@trade.gov, or (202) 482-1378.

    Dated: March 21, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-06925 Filed 3-25-13; 8:45 am]
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