Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158-Vicksburg/Jackson, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Lane Furniture Industries, Inc., (Upholstered Furniture), Belden, Saltillo, and Verona, Mississippi, 20888-20889 [2013-08112]

Download as PDF 20888 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 67 / Monday, April 8, 2013 / Notices behalf of Pepsi Cola Puerto Rico Distributing, LLC. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (77 FR 74170, 12/13/2012). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 7N is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 7’s 2,000-acre activation limit. Dated: April 2, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–08130 Filed 4–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–27–2013] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 161— Sedgwick County, Kansas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Siemens Energy, Inc., (Wind Turbine Nacelles and Hubs), Hutchinson, Kansas Siemens Energy, Inc. (SEI), an operator of FTZ 161, submitted a notification of proposed production activity for its facilities in Hutchinson, Kansas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on March 7, 2013. The SEI facilities are used for the production of wind turbine nacelles and hubs. 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 SEI from customs duty payments on the foreign status materials and components used in export production. On its domestic sales, SEI would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to wind turbine nacelles and hubs (free, 2.5%) 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: greases/ VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:02 Apr 05, 2013 Jkt 229001 oils; pastes, of organic chemicals; resins; putties; adhesives; anti-corrosion coatings; plastic tubes/washers/hoses/ seals/sheets/tape/bags/containers; bushings; funnels; weather strips; hydraulic hoses; rubber gaskets/o-rings/ seals/profiles/edgings/hoses/vibration dampeners; covers; gaskets; labels; fasteners; bolt extenders; springs; rings; bushings; flanges; hatches; supports; pipes; clamps; brackets; support adapters; base metal mountings; wire; nets; trays; adjustable chains; filters; copper pipes/adapters/fasteners/ reducers; aluminum plates/flanges/ covers; locks and locksets; hinges; brackets; flex hoses; oil coolers; pumps and related parts; fans; valves; bearings; pulleys; gears; service cranes; distributor blocks; ring modules; nozzles; motors; generators; plates/ guides/cables; slip rings; cable glands; electrical panels/boards; lamps; sensors; rod ends; flash memory cards; lighting equipment; electrical components and connectors; switches; printed circuit boards/assemblies; controllers; cable; insulated fittings; fiber optic cables; cable/electrical conduits; lightning card holders; and, transducers (duty rate ranges from free to 12.5%). Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is May 20, 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 FTZ 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 28, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–08109 Filed 4–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–28–2013] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158— Vicksburg/Jackson, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Lane Furniture Industries, Inc., (Upholstered Furniture), Belden, Saltillo, and Verona, Mississippi The Greater Mississippi ForeignTrade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 158, submitted a notification of proposed production activity on behalf of Lane Furniture Industries, Inc. (Lane), located in Belden, Saltillo, and Verona, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 28, 2013. The Lane facilities are located within Sites 14, 16, and 17 of FTZ 158 and currently have authority to conduct cutand-sew activity using certain foreign micro-denier suede upholstery fabrics to produce upholstered furniture and related parts (upholstery cover sets) on a restricted basis (see, Board Order 1598, 74 FR 263, 1–5–2009). Board Order 1598 authorized the production of upholstered furniture (sofa, chairs, and recliners) for a five-year period, with a scope of authority that only provides FTZ savings on a limited quantity (6.5 million square yards/year) of foreign origin, micro-denier suede upholstery fabric finished with a hot caustic soda solution process. All foreign upholstery fabric other than micro-denier suede fabric used in Lane’s production within FTZ 158 is subject to full customs duties. The current request seeks to extend the company’s current FTZ authority indefinitely. 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 Lane from customs duty payments on the foreign micro-denier suede upholstery fabric used in export production. On its domestic sales, Lane would be able to apply the finished upholstery cover set (i.e., furniture part) or finished furniture duty rate (free) for the micro-denier suede fabric listed below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The proposed scope of authority under FTZ procedures would only E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 67 / Monday, April 8, 2013 / Notices involve micro-denier suede upholstery fabrics finished with a hot caustic soda solution process, as detailed in the notification (duty rate ranges from 2.7 to 17.2%). All other material inputs used in the production activity would be in domestic (duty paid) status. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is May 20, 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 FTZ 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: April 2, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–08112 Filed 4–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–29–2013] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158— Vicksburg/Jackson, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Bauhaus USA, Inc.; (Upholstered Furniture); Saltillo, Mississippi The Greater Mississippi ForeignTrade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 158, submitted a notification of proposed production activity on behalf of Bauhaus USA, Inc. (Bauhaus), located in Saltillo, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 28, 2013. The Bauhaus facility is located within Site 16 of FTZ 158 and currently has authority to conduct cut-and-sew activity using certain foreign microdenier suede upholstery fabrics to produce upholstered furniture and related parts (upholstery cover sets) on a restricted basis (see, Board Order 1600, 74 FR 262–263, 1–5–2009). Board Order 1600 authorized the production of upholstered furniture (sofa, chairs, and recliners) for a five-year period, with a scope of authority that only provides VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:02 Apr 05, 2013 Jkt 229001 FTZ savings on a limited quantity (3.5 million square yards/year) of foreign origin, micro-denier suede upholstery fabric finished with a hot caustic soda solution process. All foreign upholstery fabric other than micro-denier suede fabric used in Bauhaus’ production within FTZ 158 is subject to full customs duties. The current request seeks to extend the company’s current FTZ authority indefinitely. 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 Bauhaus from customs duty payments on the foreign microdenier suede upholstery fabric used in export production. On its domestic sales, Bauhaus would be able to apply the finished upholstery cover set (i.e., furniture part) or finished furniture duty rate (free) for the micro-denier suede fabric listed below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The proposed scope of authority under FTZ procedures would only involve micro-denier suede upholstery fabrics finished with a hot caustic soda solution process, as detailed in the notification (duty rate ranges from 2.7 to 17.2%). All other material inputs used in the production activity would be in domestic (duty paid) status. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is May 20, 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 FTZ 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: April 2, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–08111 Filed 4–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20889 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–21–2013] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158— Vicksburg/Jackson, Mississippi; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; H.M. Richards, Inc., (Upholstered Furniture), Guntown, Mississippi The Greater Mississippi ForeignTrade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 158, submitted a notification of proposed production activity on behalf of H.M. Richards, Inc. (HMRI), located in Guntown, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on February 28, 2013. The HMRI facility is located within Site 15 of FTZ 158 and currently has authority to conduct cut-and-sew activity using certain foreign microdenier suede upholstery fabrics to produce upholstered furniture and related parts (upholstery cover sets) on a restricted basis (see, Board Order 1599, 74 FR 263, 1–5–2009). Board Order 1599 authorized the production of upholstered furniture (sofa, chairs, and recliners) for a five-year period, with a scope of authority that only provides FTZ savings on a limited quantity (3.6 million square yards/year) of foreign origin, micro-denier suede upholstery fabric finished with a hot caustic soda solution process. All foreign upholstery fabric other than micro-denier suede fabric used in HMRI’s production within FTZ 158 is subject to full customs duties. The current request seeks to extend the company’s current FTZ authority indefinitely, with an increase to 6.5 million square yards per year for the FTZ Board-imposed limit on the volume of foreign-origin micro-denier suede upholstery 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 HMRI from customs duty payments on the foreign micro-denier suede upholstery fabric used in export production. On its domestic sales, HMRI would be able to apply the finished upholstery cover set (i.e., furniture part) or finished furniture duty rate (free) for the micro-denier suede fabric listed below. Customs duties also could E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 67 (Monday, April 8, 2013)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-28-2013]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 158--Vicksburg/Jackson, Mississippi; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Lane Furniture 
Industries, Inc., (Upholstered Furniture), Belden, Saltillo, and 
Verona, Mississippi

    The Greater Mississippi Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 
158, submitted a notification of proposed production activity on behalf 
of Lane Furniture Industries, Inc. (Lane), located in Belden, Saltillo, 
and Verona, Mississippi. The notification conforming to the 
requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was 
received on February 28, 2013.
    The Lane facilities are located within Sites 14, 16, and 17 of FTZ 
158 and currently have authority to conduct cut-and-sew activity using 
certain foreign micro-denier suede upholstery fabrics to produce 
upholstered furniture and related parts (upholstery cover sets) on a 
restricted basis (see, Board Order 1598, 74 FR 263, 1-5-2009). Board 
Order 1598 authorized the production of upholstered furniture (sofa, 
chairs, and recliners) for a five-year period, with a scope of 
authority that only provides FTZ savings on a limited quantity (6.5 
million square yards/year) of foreign origin, micro-denier suede 
upholstery fabric finished with a hot caustic soda solution process. 
All foreign upholstery fabric other than micro-denier suede fabric used 
in Lane's production within FTZ 158 is subject to full customs duties.
    The current request seeks to extend the company's current FTZ 
authority indefinitely. 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 Lane from customs duty 
payments on the foreign micro-denier suede upholstery fabric used in 
export production. On its domestic sales, Lane would be able to apply 
the finished upholstery cover set (i.e., furniture part) or finished 
furniture duty rate (free) for the micro-denier suede fabric listed 
below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on 
foreign status production equipment.
    The proposed scope of authority under FTZ procedures would only

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involve micro-denier suede upholstery fabrics finished with a hot 
caustic soda solution process, as detailed in the notification (duty 
rate ranges from 2.7 to 17.2%). All other material inputs used in the 
production activity would be in domestic (duty paid) status.
    Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions 
shall be addressed to the FTZ Board's Executive Secretary at the 
address below. The closing period for their receipt is May 20, 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 
FTZ 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: April 2, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-08112 Filed 4-5-13; 8:45 am]
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