Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 68025-68026 [2013-27099]

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), the Economic Development Administration (EDA), Department of Commerce (DOC), announce the appointment of those individuals who have been selected to serve as members of EDA’s Performance Review Board. The Performance Review Board is responsible for (1) reviewing performance appraisals and rating of Senior Executive Service (SES) members and (2) making recommendations to the appointing authority on other performance management issues, such as pay adjustments, bonuses and Presidential Rank Awards for SES members. The appointment of these members to the Performance Review Board will be for a period of twenty-four (24) months. DATES: The period of appointment for those individuals selected for EDA’s Performance Review Board begins on November 13, 2013. The name, position title, and type of appointment of each member of EDA’s Performance Review Board are set forth below by organization: 1. 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[FR Doc. 2013–27080 Filed 11–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–25–P 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. ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment. 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. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [11/01/2013 through 11/06/2013] Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address Controlled Products, LLC ........................ 200 Howell Drive, Dalton, GA 32522 ...... VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:14 Nov 12, 2013 Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11/04/2013 Product(s) The firm manufactures artificial turf. E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1 68026 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 219 / Wednesday, November 13, 2013 / Notices LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE— Continued [11/01/2013 through 11/06/2013] Firm name Date accepted for investigation Firm address Precise Industries, Inc ............................. 639 Lakeview 01850. MA 11/04/2013 Norman Tool, Inc ..................................... 11/06/2013 Pacific Integrated Handling, Inc .............. 15415 Old State Road, Evansville, IN 47725. 10215 Portland Ave E, Ste A, Tacoma, WA 98445. Daktronics, Inc ......................................... 201 Daktronics Drive, Brookings, SD 57006. 11/06/2013 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 these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–69–2013] Foreign-Trade Zone 32—Miami, Florida, Authorization of Production Activity, Almod Diamonds, Ltd. (Jewelry and Precious Stones), Miami, Florida sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 11/05/2013 public comment (78 FR 40427, 7–5– 2013). The FTZ Board has determined that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification is authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: November 6, 2013. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–27179 Filed 11–12–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 99— Wilmington, Delaware, Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Noramco, Inc., (Pharmaceutical Intermediate), Wilmington, Delaware [FR Doc. 2013–27099 Filed 11–12–13; 8:45 am] On June 21, 2013, the Greater Miami Foreign-Trade Zone, Inc., grantee of FTZ 32, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board on behalf of Almod Diamonds, Ltd., within FTZ 32—Site 1, in Miami, Florida. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting 17:14 Nov 12, 2013 Lowell, [B–94–2013] Dated: November 6, 2013. Michael DeVillo, Eligibility Examiner. VerDate Mar<15>2010 Avenue, Jkt 232001 The Delaware Economic Development Office, grantee of FTZ 99, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Noramco, Inc. (Noramco), located in Wilmington, Delaware. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on November 4, 2013. The Noramco facility is located at 500 Swedes Landing, Wilmington, Delaware. A separate application for subzone designation at the Noramco facility is being submitted and will be processed under Section 400.38 of the FTZ Board’s regulations. The facility is used for the production of a pharmaceutical intermediate, tapentadol hydrochloride, which Noramco plans to transfer to another FTZ facility for further processing. Pursuant to 15 CFR PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Product(s) The firm manufactures parts, forms and other items from sheet metal to customer specifications. The firm manufactures abrasion wear testing machines. The firm manufactures materials handling machinery for lifting, handling, loading, and unloading. The firm manufactures electronic sign displays, audio systems and timing products. 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and specific products listed in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Noramco from customs duty payments on the foreign status inputs used in export production. On its domestic sales, Noramco would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that apply to the tapentadol hydrochloride (duty free) for the foreign status inputs noted below. Additionally, customs duties could be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The chemical inputs sourced from abroad are: 2S,3R-1-(dimethylamino)-3(3-methoxyphenyl)-2-methyl-3pentanol; and, (2R,3R)-3-(3methoxyphenyl)-N,N,2trimethylpentanamine monohydrobromide (duty rate, 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 December 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 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. E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 219 (Wednesday, November 13, 2013)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-27099]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To 
Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment.

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    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
                                         [11/01/2013 through 11/06/2013]
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                                                                      Date  accepted
                Firm name                        Firm address               for               Product(s)
                                                                       investigation
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Controlled Products, LLC................  200 Howell Drive, Dalton,       11/04/2013  The firm manufactures
                                           GA 32522.                                   artificial turf.

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Precise Industries, Inc.................  639 Lakeview Avenue,            11/04/2013  The firm manufactures
                                           Lowell, MA 01850.                           parts, forms and other
                                                                                       items from sheet metal to
                                                                                       customer specifications.
Norman Tool, Inc........................  15415 Old State Road,           11/06/2013  The firm manufactures
                                           Evansville, IN 47725.                       abrasion wear testing
                                                                                       machines.
Pacific Integrated Handling, Inc........  10215 Portland Ave E, Ste       11/05/2013  The firm manufactures
                                           A, Tacoma, WA 98445.                        materials handling
                                                                                       machinery for lifting,
                                                                                       handling, loading, and
                                                                                       unloading.
Daktronics, Inc.........................  201 Daktronics Drive,           11/06/2013  The firm manufactures
                                           Brookings, SD 57006.                        electronic sign displays,
                                                                                       audio systems and timing
                                                                                       products.
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    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 these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment 
Assistance for Firms.

    Dated: November 6, 2013.
Michael DeVillo,
Eligibility Examiner.
[FR Doc. 2013-27099 Filed 11-12-13; 8:45 am]
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