Foreign-Trade Zone 52-Suffolk County, New York; Application for Reorganization Under Alternative Site Framework, 28576-28577 [2013-11564]

Download as PDF 28576 Notices Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 94 Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Notice and Opportunity for Public Comment. ACTION: This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 251 of the Trade Act 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2341 et seq.), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of these firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firm’s workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm. LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [5/7/2013 through 5/9/2013] Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address MAASS Midwest MFG, Inc .......... 11283 Dundee Road, Huntley, IL 60142. 5/1/2013 George Risk Industries, Inc ......... 802 S Elm St. GRI Plaza, Kimball, NE 69145. 2556 Wagener Road, Aiken, SC 29801. 75 Roebling Court, Ronkonkoma, NY 11779. 5/6/2013 2266 Mt. Misery Road, Leland, NC 28451. 9401 E. 54th Street, Tulsa, OK 74145. 5/9/2013 AGY Aiken, LLC ........................... Multiline Technology, Inc ............. Manufacturing Methods, LLC ....... TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES L.E.F., Inc ..................................... Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. 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 17:16 May 14, 2013 Jkt 229001 5/7/2013 5/7/2013 5/9/2013 Product(s) Firm manufactures access housings screens, caps, cylinders, valves, seals, adapters, tees, and air chargers for water wells. The firm manufacturers electrical components and parts for alarms and security systems. The firm produces fiberglass yarns; the primary manufacturing material is fiberglass. Firm manufacturers printed circuit board machinery including registration pinching, X-ray drilling, lamination and depinners. The firm produces precision machine components and various injection molded parts. The firm provides laser cutting, laser marking & metal fabrication of boards, panels, and electrical apparatus. these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Dated: May 9, 2013. Michael DeVillo, Eligibility Examiner. [B–44–2013] [FR Doc. 2013–11527 Filed 5–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P PO 00000 Foreign-Trade Zones Board Foreign-Trade Zone 52—Suffolk County, New York; Application for Reorganization Under Alternative Site Framework An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board by Suffolk County, grantee of FTZ 52, requesting authority to reorganize the zone under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted by the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.2(c)). The ASF is an option for grantees for the establishment Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\15MYN1.SGM 15MYN1 TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 94 / Wednesday, May 15, 2013 / Notices or reorganization of zones and can permit significantly greater flexibility in the designation of new subzones or ‘‘usage-driven’’ FTZ sites for operators/ users located within a grantee’s ‘‘service area’’ in the context of the FTZ Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for a zone. The application was submitted pursuant to 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 docketed on May 9, 2013. FTZ 52 was approved by the FTZ Board on December 13, 1979 (Board Order 150, 44 FR 76381, 12/26/1979). The current zone includes the following site: Site 1 (53 acres)—MacArthur Airport, 1 Trade Zone Drive, Ronkonkoma, Suffolk County. The grantee’s proposed service area under the ASF would be portions of Suffolk County, New York, as described in the application. If approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites throughout the service area based on companies’ needs for FTZ designation. The proposed service area is adjacent to the JFK Airport Customs and Border Protection port of entry. The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize its existing zone project to include its existing site as a ‘‘magnet’’ sites. The ASF allows for the possible exemption of one magnet site from the ‘‘sunset’’ time limits that generally apply to sites under the ASF, and the applicant proposes that Site 1 be so exempted. No subzones/usage-driven sites are being requested at this time. The application would have no impact on FTZ 52’s previously authorized subzone. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Elizabeth Whiteman 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 FTZ Board. 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 July 15, 2013. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to July 29, 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 FTZ Board’s Web site, which is accessible VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:16 May 14, 2013 Jkt 229001 via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: May 9, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–11564 Filed 5–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–43–2013] Notification of Proposed Production Activity: Whirlpool Corporation Subzone 8I; (Washing Machines): Clyde and Green Springs, Ohio Whirlpool Corporation (Whirlpool), operator of Subzone 8I, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities located in Clyde and Green Springs, Ohio. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 1, 2013. The subzone currently has authority to produce standard and high capacity washing machines using certain imported components. The current request would add subassemblies and other unfinished washing machine parts to the list of approved finished products and would also add imported components to the scope of authority. 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 Whirlpool from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Whirlpool would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: washing machine seal and pump assemblies; subassemblies of washing machines; transmission and camshafts for washing machines agitators; gears and gearing for speed changers related to washing machines; clutch assemblies for washing machines; gears and gearing for agitator/washing machine transmissions; motor/actuator assemblies for washing machines; switch/button assemblies for washing machines; control panels for washing machines; control housing assemblies for washing machines; wire harness PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28577 assemblies for washing machines; laundry pedestals; and, laundry pedestal subassemblies (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.7%) for the foreign status inputs noted below and in the existing scope of authority. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The additional components and materials sourced from abroad include: Grommets, covers, spacers and gaskets of plastic; rubber bumpers and grommets; fiberglass seals; nuts of iron or steel; hinges; brackets; refrigeration parts; dishwashing machine parts; drying machine parts; water inlet valves; AC/DC fan motors; AC motors; stators, rotors and parts of motors; hand mixer parts; microwave parts; fixed capacitors; capacitors; RFI filters; thermistor probes; printed circuit boards; drum lights; power cords and wire harnesses of copper; turbidity sensors; and, sensor—spray arms (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.5%). 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 Elizabeth Whiteman at Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482–0473. Dated: May 9, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–11561 Filed 5–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–45–2013] Notification of Proposed Production Activity, LLFlex, LLC, Subzone 29J (Foil Backed Paperboard), Louisville, Kentucky LLFlex, LLC (LLFlex), operator of Subzone 29J, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility located in Louisville, Kentucky. 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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-44-2013]


Foreign-Trade Zone 52--Suffolk County, New York; Application for 
Reorganization Under Alternative Site Framework

    An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) 
Board by Suffolk County, grantee of FTZ 52, requesting authority to 
reorganize the zone under the alternative site framework (ASF) adopted 
by the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.2(c)). The ASF is an option for grantees 
for the establishment

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or reorganization of zones and can permit significantly greater 
flexibility in the designation of new subzones or ``usage-driven'' FTZ 
sites for operators/users located within a grantee's ``service area'' 
in the context of the FTZ Board's standard 2,000-acre activation limit 
for a zone. The application was submitted pursuant to 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 docketed on May 9, 2013.
    FTZ 52 was approved by the FTZ Board on December 13, 1979 (Board 
Order 150, 44 FR 76381, 12/26/1979). The current zone includes the 
following site: Site 1 (53 acres)--MacArthur Airport, 1 Trade Zone 
Drive, Ronkonkoma, Suffolk County.
    The grantee's proposed service area under the ASF would be portions 
of Suffolk County, New York, as described in the application. If 
approved, the grantee would be able to serve sites throughout the 
service area based on companies' needs for FTZ designation. The 
proposed service area is adjacent to the JFK Airport Customs and Border 
Protection port of entry.
    The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize its existing 
zone project to include its existing site as a ``magnet'' sites. The 
ASF allows for the possible exemption of one magnet site from the 
``sunset'' time limits that generally apply to sites under the ASF, and 
the applicant proposes that Site 1 be so exempted. No subzones/usage-
driven sites are being requested at this time. The application would 
have no impact on FTZ 52's previously authorized subzone.
    In accordance with the FTZ Board's regulations, Elizabeth Whiteman 
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 FTZ Board.
    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 July 15, 2013. 
Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the 
foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period 
to July 29, 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 
FTZ Board's Web site, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For 
further information, contact Elizabeth Whiteman at 
Elizabeth.Whiteman@trade.gov or (202) 482-0473.

    Dated: May 9, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-11564 Filed 5-14-13; 8:45 am]
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