Notification of Proposed Production Activity, CNH America, LLC, Subzone 59B, (Agricultural Equipment Production); Grand Island, Nebraska, 27953 [2013-11186]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 92 / Monday, May 13, 2013 / Notices Dated: May 6, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–11196 Filed 5–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–40–2013] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notification of Proposed Production Activity, CNH America, LLC, Subzone 59B, (Agricultural Equipment Production); Grand Island, Nebraska The Lincoln Foreign-Trade Inc., grantee of FTZ 59, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of CNH America, LLC, located in Grand Island, Nebraska. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on April 17, 2013. The CNH facilities are located within Subzone 59B. The facility currently has authority to produce combines, haytools and related equipment using certain foreign-sourced components. The currently request involves additional combine subassemblies and other agricultural equipment. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products listed in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt CNH from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, CNH would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to combine and other agricultural equipment including: cab platforms; conveyors and mountings; cooler screens and mountings; grain separators; grain pan modules; grain elevator head strip-off plates; rotors, rotor cages, and variators; tail housings; vertical auger tubes; chopper drive gearbox accessories; cotton picker frames and cabs; and, non-motorized bale wagons (duty rates range from free to 2.8%) 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: sealant; sealant paste; oil drain assemblies; rubber pads; flaps and seals; rubber adhesive strips; rubber hoses and elbows; transmission belts; floor mats; VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:13 May 10, 2013 Jkt 229001 27953 gaskets; instruction manuals; brake hose ferrules; lawnmower blades and parts; security keys; fuel pumps; fans and fan assemblies; heating ventilation air conditioners and parts; heater coils; hydraulic fluid filters; engine intake air filters; sprayer nozzles; conveyor belts; feeder clutch cylinders; crop spreaders; hose and air guns; valves and valve assemblies; bearings and bearing housings; converters; safety clutches; battery systems; ignition alternator; speakers; GPS navigational systems; AM/FM radios; antennas; headlights; harness wires and cable batteries; bale wagon chassis; flail blades for straw chopper; drive axles; radiators; temperature sensors; pressure gauges; and, seats (duty rates range from free to 5%). 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 June 24, 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 Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482–1367. Zone 3, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B–1–2013, docketed 01–09–2013, amended 02–28–2013) for authority to expand the service area of the zone to include Contra Costa, Marin and Solano Counties, as well as portions of Napa and Sonoma Counties, California, and include a new usagedriven site, as described in the amended application, within and adjacent to the San Francisco U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry; Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (78 FR 2952, 01/15/2013, 78 FR 14962–14963, 03/08/2013) 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 the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application of FTZ 3 to expand the service area under the ASF and include a new usage-drive site is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone and to a three-year ASF sunset provision for usage-driven sites that would terminate authority for Site 6 if no foreign-status merchandise is admitted for a bona fide customs purpose by April 30, 2016. Dated: May 3, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. Signed at Washington, DC, this 30th day of April 2013. Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, ForeignTrade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2013–11186 Filed 5–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Attest: lllllllllllllll DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–11193 Filed 5–10–13; 8:45 am] [Order No. 1899] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P Reorganization and Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 3 (Expansion of Service Area and Additional Site) San Francisco, California DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board 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: [Order No. 1897] Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 CFR 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones; Whereas, the San Francisco Port Commission, grantee of Foreign-Trade 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: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 147 Under Alternative Site Framework Reading, Pennsylvania Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 92 (Monday, May 13, 2013)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-11186]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-40-2013]


Notification of Proposed Production Activity, CNH America, LLC, 
Subzone 59B, (Agricultural Equipment Production); Grand Island, 
Nebraska

    The Lincoln Foreign-Trade Inc., grantee of FTZ 59, submitted a 
notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf 
of CNH America, LLC, located in Grand Island, Nebraska. The 
notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the 
FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on April 17, 2013.
    The CNH facilities are located within Subzone 59B. The facility 
currently has authority to produce combines, haytools and related 
equipment using certain foreign-sourced components. The currently 
request involves additional combine subassemblies and other 
agricultural equipment. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity 
would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and 
components and specific finished products listed in the submitted 
notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the 
FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt CNH from customs duty 
payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On 
its domestic sales, CNH would be able to choose the duty rates during 
customs entry procedures that apply to combine and other agricultural 
equipment including: cab platforms; conveyors and mountings; cooler 
screens and mountings; grain separators; grain pan modules; grain 
elevator head strip-off plates; rotors, rotor cages, and variators; 
tail housings; vertical auger tubes; chopper drive gearbox accessories; 
cotton picker frames and cabs; and, non-motorized bale wagons (duty 
rates range from free to 2.8%) 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: sealant; 
sealant paste; oil drain assemblies; rubber pads; flaps and seals; 
rubber adhesive strips; rubber hoses and elbows; transmission belts; 
floor mats; gaskets; instruction manuals; brake hose ferrules; 
lawnmower blades and parts; security keys; fuel pumps; fans and fan 
assemblies; heating ventilation air conditioners and parts; heater 
coils; hydraulic fluid filters; engine intake air filters; sprayer 
nozzles; conveyor belts; feeder clutch cylinders; crop spreaders; hose 
and air guns; valves and valve assemblies; bearings and bearing 
housings; converters; safety clutches; battery systems; ignition 
alternator; speakers; GPS navigational systems; AM/FM radios; antennas; 
headlights; harness wires and cable batteries; bale wagon chassis; 
flail blades for straw chopper; drive axles; radiators; temperature 
sensors; pressure gauges; and, seats (duty rates range from free to 
5%).
    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 June 24, 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 Diane Finver at 
Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482-1367.

    Dated: May 3, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-11186 Filed 5-10-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P