Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 155-Calhoun/Victoria Counties, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Caterpillar, Inc.; (Excavator and Frame Assembly Production), Victoria, Texas, 35604 [2013-14047]

Download as PDF 35604 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 114 / Thursday, June 13, 2013 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482–1367. Dated: June 6, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–14046 Filed 6–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–59–2013] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 155— Calhoun/Victoria Counties, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Caterpillar, Inc.; (Excavator and Frame Assembly Production), Victoria, Texas The Calhoun-Victoria Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 155, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Caterpillar, Inc. (Caterpillar), located in Victoria, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 29, 2013. The Caterpillar facility is located within FTZ 155, Site 5, at 7300 Lone Tree Road, Victoria, Texas. The facility is used for the production of excavators and related frame assemblies. 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 Caterpillar from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Caterpillar would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to hydraulic track-type excavators and related fabricated frame assemblies (duty 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: Paints; sealants; windshield washer fluids; lubrication oils; catalysts; antifreeze; plastic articles (PVC rods and tubes, tubes, hoses, fittings, tape, decals, seal strips, bags, plugs, caps, retaining rings, clamping blocks, and clips); rubber articles (plates, sheets, shapes, grommets, clamps, hose, fittings, floor mats, gaskets, seals, insulation and VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Jun 12, 2013 Jkt 229001 lenses); v-ribbed belts; cork articles (sheets and gaskets); paper articles (gaskets, decals, and printed matter); graphite articles, including exhaust gaskets; gaskets made of mineral substances; ceramic substrate for catalytic converters; articles of glass (windows, rearview mirrors, and lenses); fiberglass sleeves; articles of steel (wire, tubing, fittings, flanges, threaded elbows, bends/couplings, lanyard cable, chain, fasteners; articles of copper (tubing, fittings, cables, washers, screws, gaskets, and seals); articles of aluminum (tubing, fittings, and rivets); padlocks with keys; locks; keys; metal hinges; mountings; supports; tubing nameplates; diesel engines; hydraulic components (cylinders, motors, governors, and pumps); compressors; fans (blades); turbochargers; air conditioners; heat exchangers; filters; windshield washer systems; buckets for excavators; dozer blades assembled to excavators; parts of forest machinery; windshield wipers; hydraulic hammers; valves; bearings; gear boxes; torque converters; final drives; flywheels; pulleys; gaskets of metal sheeting; seals; gas springs; shims; spacers; electric motors; power converters; electromagnetic couplings; clutches and brakes; solenoids; batteries; spark plugs; ignition coils; alternators; voltage regulators; electric water heaters; electric heating resistors; apparatus for transmission or receiving data; images; speakers; DVDs/CDs; smart cards (personality modules); transceivers; radio navigational aid apparatus; radios; antennas; indicator panels; horns; visual signaling equipment; capacitors; electrical terminals; fuses; circuit breakers; relays; switches; connectors; wire terminals; bus bars; fuse blocks; panels; consoles; lamps; diodes; transistors; EPROMS/ EEPROMS; sensors; transducers; coaxial cable; wiring harnesses; electric wire; navigational instruments; hydrometers; measuring and checking instruments and monitors; odometers; tachometers; automatic regulating or controlling instruments; seats for excavators; and, electric lamps, lighting equipment and parts (duty rates range from free to 6.5%). 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 July 23, 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., PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Washington, DC 20230–0002, and in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s Website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov (202) 482–1367. Dated: June 7, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Palafoutas, Program Manager, National Medal of Technology and Innovation Program, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313–1450; telephone (571) 272–9821; or by electronic mail: nmti@uspto.gov. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. app. 2, notice is hereby given that the NMTI Nomination Evaluation Committee, chartered to the United States Department of Commerce, will meet at the United States Patent and Trademark Office campus in Alexandria, Virginia. The Secretary of Commerce is responsible for recommending to the President prospective NMTI recipients. The NMTI Nomination Evaluation Committee evaluates the nominations received pursuant to public solicitation SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-59-2013]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 155--Calhoun/Victoria Counties, Texas; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Caterpillar, Inc.; 
(Excavator and Frame Assembly Production), Victoria, Texas

    The Calhoun-Victoria Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 155, 
submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ 
Board on behalf of Caterpillar, Inc. (Caterpillar), located in 
Victoria, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 29, 
2013.
    The Caterpillar facility is located within FTZ 155, Site 5, at 7300 
Lone Tree Road, Victoria, Texas. The facility is used for the 
production of excavators and related frame assemblies. 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 Caterpillar from 
customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, Caterpillar would be able to choose 
the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to hydraulic 
track-type excavators and related fabricated frame assemblies (duty 
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: Paints; 
sealants; windshield washer fluids; lubrication oils; catalysts; 
antifreeze; plastic articles (PVC rods and tubes, tubes, hoses, 
fittings, tape, decals, seal strips, bags, plugs, caps, retaining 
rings, clamping blocks, and clips); rubber articles (plates, sheets, 
shapes, grommets, clamps, hose, fittings, floor mats, gaskets, seals, 
insulation and lenses); v-ribbed belts; cork articles (sheets and 
gaskets); paper articles (gaskets, decals, and printed matter); 
graphite articles, including exhaust gaskets; gaskets made of mineral 
substances; ceramic substrate for catalytic converters; articles of 
glass (windows, rearview mirrors, and lenses); fiberglass sleeves; 
articles of steel (wire, tubing, fittings, flanges, threaded elbows, 
bends/couplings, lanyard cable, chain, fasteners; articles of copper 
(tubing, fittings, cables, washers, screws, gaskets, and seals); 
articles of aluminum (tubing, fittings, and rivets); padlocks with 
keys; locks; keys; metal hinges; mountings; supports; tubing 
nameplates; diesel engines; hydraulic components (cylinders, motors, 
governors, and pumps); compressors; fans (blades); turbochargers; air 
conditioners; heat exchangers; filters; windshield washer systems; 
buckets for excavators; dozer blades assembled to excavators; parts of 
forest machinery; windshield wipers; hydraulic hammers; valves; 
bearings; gear boxes; torque converters; final drives; flywheels; 
pulleys; gaskets of metal sheeting; seals; gas springs; shims; spacers; 
electric motors; power converters; electromagnetic couplings; clutches 
and brakes; solenoids; batteries; spark plugs; ignition coils; 
alternators; voltage regulators; electric water heaters; electric 
heating resistors; apparatus for transmission or receiving data; 
images; speakers; DVDs/CDs; smart cards (personality modules); 
transceivers; radio navigational aid apparatus; radios; antennas; 
indicator panels; horns; visual signaling equipment; capacitors; 
electrical terminals; fuses; circuit breakers; relays; switches; 
connectors; wire terminals; bus bars; fuse blocks; panels; consoles; 
lamps; diodes; transistors; EPROMS/EEPROMS; sensors; transducers; 
coaxial cable; wiring harnesses; electric wire; navigational 
instruments; hydrometers; measuring and checking instruments and 
monitors; odometers; tachometers; automatic regulating or controlling 
instruments; seats for excavators; and, electric lamps, lighting 
equipment and parts (duty rates range from free to 6.5%).
    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 July 23, 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 Website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov 
(202) 482-1367.

    Dated: June 7, 2013.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2013-14047 Filed 6-12-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P