Approval of Subzone Status; Pepsi Cola Puerto Rico Distributing, LLC, Toa Baja, Puerto Rico, 20887-20888 [2013-08130]

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Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:02 Apr 05, 2013 Jkt 229001 3/27/2013 Product(s) The firm designs and manufacturers audio-visual support products for a variety of display applications. The firm manufacturers stamped metal components. The firm anufactures sheet metal air cleaners and air filters utilized for machine tool mist removal, welding fume removal, restaurant kitchen exhaust removal, and smoke pollen filtration for the residential, commercial, commercial kitchen and industrial markets. The firm provides anodic and chemical conversion coatings on aluminum alloys. Their services also include stainless steel passivation, painting, powder coating & silk screening. The firm is engaged in the design, production and sales of women’s clothing. Each piece of clothing sewn locally is dyed in dowtown Los Angeles dye houses. The firm manufactures wood furniture, primarily for residential bedroom use. The firm manufactures turned, milled and fabricated metal and plastic parts for compressors and other machines. these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Foreign-Trade Zones Board Dated: April 2, 2013. Michael DeVillo, Eligibility Examiner. [S–132–2012] [FR Doc. 2013–08072 Filed 4–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Approval of Subzone Status; Pepsi Cola Puerto Rico Distributing, LLC, Toa Baja, Puerto Rico On December 7, 2012, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Puerto Rico Industrial Development Company, grantee of FTZ 7, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 7, on Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1 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

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 67 (Monday, April 8, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20887-20888]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-08130]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[S-132-2012]


Approval of Subzone Status; Pepsi Cola Puerto Rico Distributing, 
LLC, Toa Baja, Puerto Rico

    On December 7, 2012, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade 
Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Puerto Rico 
Industrial Development Company, grantee of FTZ 7, requesting subzone 
status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 7, on

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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