Certain Stainless Steel Products, Certain Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing Same; Notice of Institution of Investigation, 61339 [2014-24196]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 197 / Friday, October 10, 2014 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [Investigation No. 337–TA–933] Certain Stainless Steel Products, Certain Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing Same; Notice of Institution of Investigation U.S. International Trade Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the U.S. International Trade Commission on September 5, 2014, under section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of Valbruna Slater Stainless, Inc. of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Valbruna Stainless Inc., of Fort Wayne, Indiana; and Acciaierie Valbruna S.p.A. of Italy. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and the sale within the United States after importation of certain stainless steel products, certain processes for manufacturing or relating to same and certain products containing same by reason of the misappropriation of trade secrets, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States. The complainants request that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion order and cease and desist orders. ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information contained therein, is available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone (202) 205–2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on (202) 205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 205– 2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at http://www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2560. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Oct 09, 2014 Jkt 235001 Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2014). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on October 6, 2014, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(A) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, or in the sale of, certain stainless steel products, certain processes for manufacturing or relating to same and certain products containing same by reason of the misappropriation of trade secrets, the threat or effect of which is to destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States; (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainants are: Valbruna Slater Stainless, Inc., 2400 Taylor Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Valbruna Stainless Inc., 2400 Taylor Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Acciaierie Valbruna S.p.A., Viale della Scienza 25, Vicenza 36100 Italy. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint is to be served: Viraj Profiles Limited, 10, Imperial Chambers, 1st Floor, Wilson Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai 400038, India. Viraj Holdings P. Ltd., 78, Abdul Rehman Street, Chippi Chawl, Kalbadevi, Mumbai 400003, India. Viraj—U.S.A., Inc., 100 Quentin Roosevelt Boulevard, Suite 505, Garden City, NY 11530. Flanschenwerk Bebitz GmbH, ¨ Lebendorfer Stra+e 1, Konnern 06420, Germany. Bebitz Flanges Works Pvt. Ltd., 140/ 2 Saravalli Village, Palghar Road, Boisar Dist Thane, Maharashtra, India. Bebitz U.S.A., 100 Quentin Roosevelt Boulevard, Suite 505, Garden City, NY 11530. Ta Chen Stainless Pipe Co., Ltd., No. 122, Yi-Lin Road, Rende Township, Tainan, 71752, Taiwan. Ta Chen International, Inc., 5855 Obispo Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90805. (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative Law Judge, PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61339 U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the presiding Administrative Law Judge. Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(e) and 210.13(a), such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. Issued: October 6, 2014. By order of the Commission. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2014–24196 Filed 10–9–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–14–034] Sunshine Act Meeting United States International Trade Commission. TIME AND DATE: October 14, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000 STATUS: Open to the public MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Agendas for future meetings: none. 2. Minutes. 3. Ratification List. 4. Vote in Inv. Nos. 701–TA–502 and 731–TA–1227 (Final)(Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Mexico and Turkey). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: E:\FR\FM\10OCN1.SGM 10OCN1

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INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION

[Investigation No. 337-TA-933]


Certain Stainless Steel Products, Certain Processes for 
Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing Same; 
Notice of Institution of Investigation

AGENCY: U.S. International Trade Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that a complaint was filed with the 
U.S. International Trade Commission on September 5, 2014, under section 
337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1337, on behalf of 
Valbruna Slater Stainless, Inc. of Fort Wayne, Indiana; Valbruna 
Stainless Inc., of Fort Wayne, Indiana; and Acciaierie Valbruna S.p.A. 
of Italy. The complaint alleges violations of section 337 based upon 
the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, and 
the sale within the United States after importation of certain 
stainless steel products, certain processes for manufacturing or 
relating to same and certain products containing same by reason of the 
misappropriation of trade secrets, the threat or effect of which is to 
destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States.
    The complainants request that the Commission institute an 
investigation and, after the investigation, issue a limited exclusion 
order and cease and desist orders.

ADDRESSES: The complaint, except for any confidential information 
contained therein, is available for inspection during official business 
hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. 
International Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Room 112, Washington, 
DC 20436, telephone (202) 205-2000. Hearing impaired individuals are 
advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting 
the Commission's TDD terminal on (202) 205-1810. Persons with mobility 
impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the 
Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at (202) 205-
2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be 
obtained by accessing its internet server at http://www.usitc.gov. The 
public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission's 
electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Unfair Import 
Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 
205-2560.
    Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is 
contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in 
section 210.10 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 
CFR 210.10 (2014).
    Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. 
International Trade Commission, on October 6, 2014, ordered that--
    (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 
1930, as amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether 
there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(A) of section 337 in the 
importation into the United States, or in the sale of, certain 
stainless steel products, certain processes for manufacturing or 
relating to same and certain products containing same by reason of the 
misappropriation of trade secrets, the threat or effect of which is to 
destroy or substantially injure an industry in the United States;
    (2) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the 
following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of 
investigation shall be served:
    (a) The complainants are:
    Valbruna Slater Stainless, Inc., 2400 Taylor Street, Fort Wayne, IN 
46802.
    Valbruna Stainless Inc., 2400 Taylor Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.
    Acciaierie Valbruna S.p.A., Viale della Scienza 25, Vicenza 36100 
Italy.
    (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in 
violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint 
is to be served:
    Viraj Profiles Limited, 10, Imperial Chambers, 1st Floor, Wilson 
Road, Ballard Estate, Mumbai 400038, India.
    Viraj Holdings P. Ltd., 78, Abdul Rehman Street, Chippi Chawl, 
Kalbadevi, Mumbai 400003, India.
    Viraj--U.S.A., Inc., 100 Quentin Roosevelt Boulevard, Suite 505, 
Garden City, NY 11530.
    Flanschenwerk Bebitz GmbH, Lebendorfer Stra[szlig]e 1, K[ouml]nnern 
06420, Germany.
    Bebitz Flanges Works Pvt. Ltd., 140/2 Saravalli Village, Palghar 
Road,
    Boisar Dist Thane, Maharashtra, India.
    Bebitz U.S.A., 100 Quentin Roosevelt Boulevard, Suite 505, Garden 
City, NY 11530.
    Ta Chen Stainless Pipe Co., Ltd., No. 122, Yi-Lin Road, Rende 
Township, Tainan, 71752, Taiwan.
    Ta Chen International, Inc., 5855 Obispo Avenue, Long Beach, CA 
90805.
    (c) The Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International 
Trade Commission, 500 E Street SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; 
and
    (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Chief Administrative 
Law Judge, U.S. International Trade Commission, shall designate the 
presiding Administrative Law Judge.
    Responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation must be 
submitted by the named respondents in accordance with section 210.13 of 
the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13. 
Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(e) and 210.13(a), such responses will be 
considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after 
the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice 
of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the 
complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless 
good cause therefor is shown.
    Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each 
allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to 
constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations 
of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative 
law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, 
to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and 
to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing 
such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or 
a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent.

     Issued: October 6, 2014.

    By order of the Commission.
Lisa R. Barton,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2014-24196 Filed 10-9-14; 8:45 am]
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