Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 277-Western Maricopa County, Arizona; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; The Cookson Company, Inc. (Rolling Steel Doors); Goodyear, Arizona, 42789 [2015-17749]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 138 / Monday, July 20, 2015 / Notices U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–45–2015] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 277— Western Maricopa County, Arizona; Notification of Proposed Production Activity;The Cookson Company, Inc. (Rolling Steel Doors); Goodyear, Arizona The Cookson Company, Inc. (Cookson) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Goodyear, Arizona within FTZ 277. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on July 13, 2015. The Cookson facility is located within Site 11 of FTZ 277. The facility is used for the assembly and production of rolling steel doors. 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 Cookson from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Cookson would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to rolling steel doors (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: hand and roller steel chains; limit switches; single-phase AC electric motors/gear motors; multi-phase AC electric motors/ gear motors; steel cranks; motor overload protectors; mounted and unmounted timers for door closure assemblies; power boards; transformers (40VA or greater); electro-mechanical alarm interfaces; fire door testing releases and converter mechanisms; steel door limits; contactors; battery backups; and, steel bolts (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.6%). 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 August 31, 2015. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection at the Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Room VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:30 Jul 17, 2015 Jkt 235001 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: July 15, 2015. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–549–821] Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Thailand: Notice of Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce (the Department) preliminarily determines that TPBI Public Company Limited (TPBI) is the successor-ininterest to Thai Plastic Bags Industries Company Limited (Thai Plastic Bags) for purposes of the antidumping duty order on polyethylene retail carrier bags (PRCBs) from Thailand and, as such, will be entitled to Thai Plastic Bags’s exclusion from the antidumping duty order. We invite interested parties to comment on these preliminary results. SUMMARY: Effective: July 20, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Schauer, AD/CVD Operations, Office I, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, 14th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–0410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On June 18, 2004, the Department published the Order on PRCBs from Thailand.1 On August 12, 2010, the Department revoked the Order on PRCBs from Thailand with respect to PRCBs manufactured and exported by 1 See Notice of Final Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value: Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from Thailand, 69 FR 34122 (June 18, 2004) (Order). PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Thai Plastic Bags as the result of a section 129 proceeding.2 On June 4, 2015, TPBI requested that the Department initiate an expedited changed circumstances review to confirm that TPBI is the successor-ininterest to Thai Plastic Bags for purposes of determining antidumping duty liabilities.3 The petitioner supports TPBI’s request for this changed circumstances review.4 We received no comments opposing TPBI’s request. Scope of the Order [FR Doc. 2015–17749 Filed 7–17–15; 8:45 am] DATES: 42789 Sfmt 4703 The merchandise subject to the order includes PRCBs from the Thailand. PRCBs are currently classifiable under Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) subheading 3923.21.0085. Although the HTSUS subheadings are provided for convenience and customs purposes, the written product description is dispositive.5 Methodology In making a successor-in-interest determination, the Department typically examines several factors including, but not limited to, changes in: (1) Management; (2) production facilities; (3) supplier relationships; and (4) customer base.6 While no single factor or combination of factors will necessarily be dispositive, the Department generally will consider the new company to be the successor to the predecessor if the resulting operations of the successor are essentially the same as those of its predecessor.7 Thus, if the 2 See Notice of Implementation of Determination Under Section 129 of the Uruguay Round Agreements Act and Partial Revocation of the Antidumping Duty Order on Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags From Thailand, 75 FR 48940 (August 12, 2010). 3 See Letter from TPBI to the Department, ‘‘Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags (PRCBs) from Thailand: Request for Expedited Changed Circumstances Review’’ (June 4, 2015) (CCR Request). 4 Id., at Exhibit 9. 5 For a complete description of the Scope of the Order, see Memorandum to Paul Piquado, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, from Christian Marsh, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Operations, entitled ‘‘Antidumping Duty Order on Polyethylene Retail Carrier Bags from Thailand: Decision Memorandum for the Initiation and Preliminary Results of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review Requested by TPBI Public Company Limited ’’ dated concurrently with this notice and hereby adopted by this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 6 See, e.g., Certain Activated Carbon From the People’s Republic of China: Notice of Initiation of Changed Circumstances Review, 74 FR 19934, 19935 (April 30, 2009). 7 See, e.g., Notice of Initiation of Antidumping Duty Changed Circumstances Review: Certain Forged Stainless Steel Flanges from India, 71 FR 327 (January 4, 2006). 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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-45-2015]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 277--Western Maricopa County, Arizona; 
Notification of Proposed Production Activity;The Cookson Company, Inc. 
(Rolling Steel Doors); Goodyear, Arizona

    The Cookson Company, Inc. (Cookson) submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in 
Goodyear, Arizona within FTZ 277. The notification conforming to the 
requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was 
received on July 13, 2015.
    The Cookson facility is located within Site 11 of FTZ 277. The 
facility is used for the assembly and production of rolling steel 
doors. 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 Cookson from customs 
duty payments on the foreign status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, Cookson would be able to choose the 
duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to rolling steel 
doors (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: hand and 
roller steel chains; limit switches; single-phase AC electric motors/
gear motors; multi-phase AC electric motors/gear motors; steel cranks; 
motor overload protectors; mounted and unmounted timers for door 
closure assemblies; power boards; transformers (40VA or greater); 
electro-mechanical alarm interfaces; fire door testing releases and 
converter mechanisms; steel door limits; contactors; battery backups; 
and, steel bolts (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.6%).
    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 August 31, 2015.
    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: July 15, 2015.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2015-17749 Filed 7-17-15; 8:45 am]
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