Expanded Production Authority Not Approved; Foreign-Trade Zone 169; ASO, LLC; Subzone 169A; (Textile Fabric Adhesive Bandage Coating and Production); Sarasota, Florida, 47895-47896 [2015-19603]

Download as PDF 47895 Notices Federal Register Vol. 80, No. 153 Monday, August 10, 2015 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 AGRICULTURE Office of the Secretary Notice of Solicitation of Members to the National Genetic Research Advisory Council Research, Education, and Economics, USDA. ACTION: Solicitation of members. AGENCY: In accordance with the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C.A. 5843), the United States Department of Agriculture announces the solicitation for nominations to fill five vacancies on the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council (NGRAC), a subcommittee of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board. DATES: The deadline for nominations is August 28, 2015. ADDRESSES: The nominee’s name, resume, completed Form AD–755, and any letters of nomination or support must be submitted via one of the following methods: (1) Email to nareee@ars.usda.gov; or (2) By mail delivery service to REE Advisory Board Office, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 332A, Jamie L. Whitten Building, Washington, DC 20250. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michele Esch, Executive Director, REE Advisory Board Office, U.S. Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Jamie L. 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[FR Doc. 2015–19573 Filed 8–7–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–03–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1980] Expanded Production Authority Not Approved; Foreign-Trade Zone 169; ASO, LLC; Subzone 169A; (Textile Fabric Adhesive Bandage Coating and Production); Sarasota, Florida Pursuant to its authority under the ForeignTrade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the ForeignTrade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, ASO, LLC (ASO), operator of Subzone 169A, has requested certain expanded production authority for the coating and production of textile fabric adhesive bandages, within Subzone 169A, at the ASO facility in Sarasota, Florida, (B–24–2013, docketed 03–19– 2013). Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (78 FR 18314, 03–26–2013 (initial application); 79 FR 17133, 03– 27–2014 (new evidence); 79 FR 32910, 06–09–2014 (new evidence)) and the application has been processed E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1 47896 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 153 / Monday, August 10, 2015 / Notices pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations have not been satisfied (i.e., the applicant has not met the burden of proof to demonstrate that its proposal would result in a net positive economic effect and significant public benefit); Now, therefore, the Board hereby does not approve the application requesting expanded production authority under zone procedures within Subzone 169A at the facility of ASO, LLC, located in Sarasota, Florida, as described in the application and Federal Register notice. Signed at Washington, DC, this 31st day of July 2015. Ronald K. Lorentzen, Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2015–19603 Filed 8–7–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–47–2015] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 46— Cincinnati, Ohio; Notification of Proposed Production Activity, Festo Corporation (Pneumatic/Electric Cylinders and Drives, Valve Manifolds, Electronic Control Systems), Mason, Ohio Festo Corporation (Festo), an operator of FTZ 46, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility located in Mason, Ohio. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on July 22, 2015. The Festo facility is located within Site 9 of FTZ 46. The facility is used for the production of pneumatic and electronic cylinders and drives, valve manifolds, and electronic control systems used for industrial automation applications. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ authority would be limited to the specific foreign-status 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 Festo from customs duty payments on the foreign status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, Festo would be VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Aug 07, 2015 Jkt 235001 able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to pneumatic and electric cylinders and drives, valve manifolds, and electronic control systems (duty rates ranges from free to 2.7%) for the foreign status components noted below. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign status production equipment. The components sourced from abroad include: Light oils/hydrocarbon mixtures; greases; aluminum oxides; petroleum lubricants; adhesives; pastes; epoxies; Loctite; Scotch Weld; Thermaglue; Araldite; simson; heat transfer pastes; polymer adhesives; polyacetals; acrylic and plastic rods/ sticks/profiles shapes; plastic pipes/ hoses (and with fittings)/tubes/sleeves/ couplings/ plugs/adapters/unions/ connectors/connection sets; plastic adhesive tape/foil/strip/labels/stickers/ films/sheets/covers/boxes/packaging/ bins/lids/cases/containers/bags/sacks/ caps/covers/ handles/knobs/o-rings/ washers/belts/fasteners; polyvinyl chloride plates/sheets/film/foil/strip; rubber rods/tubes/profiles/strips/sheets/ plates/pipes/hoses/hose sets/conveyor belts/gaskets/seals/o-rings/stops/rings/ discs/plugs; cases; plywood; paperboard cartons/boxes/cases/containers; paper tape/labels/stickers/manuals/printed materials/posters; felt (HTSUS Subheading 5602.21); transmission/ conveyor belts; glass containers; stainless steel strips/coils/bars/rods; steel tubes/pipes/profiles/bars/rods/ pipe fittings/sleeves/elbows/unions/ bends/rings/grommets/gaskets/ connectors/couplings/adapters/ bushings/nipples/elbows/plugs/ ferrules/flanges/bellows/inserts/glands/ containers/grills/netting/fencing/stops/ caps/dowels/pins/leaf springs/plug seals/ring seals/straps/extensions; steel fasteners (screws, cotters and pins, washers, spacers, rivets, bolts, studs, nuts, inserts); copper nipples/couplings/ unions/sleeves/banjos/plugs/adapters/ pillars/wires/bushings; copper fasteners (rivets, cotters, cotter pins, nuts, bolts, screws, plug screws); aluminumaluminum alloy profiles/strips/sheets/ plates/tubes/unions/adapters/flanges/ banjos/containers for liquefied or compressed gases/couplings/bushings/ couplings/spacers/washers/rings/ sleeves/supports/gaskets/brackets/ mountings/connectors/fittings/branch modules/ring pieces/sub-bases); aluminum fasteners (screws, rivets, pins, nuts; nickel fittings); castors; latches; adjustor knobs; rails; handles; base metal hoses/pipes/tubes/bellows/ unions; identification plates; hydraulic engines and motors; pneumatic engines/ PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 motors/cylinders/actuators; diaphragm pumps; air compressors; air dryers; membrane dryer service kit; air/water/ gas filters and cartridges; filter gaskets; humidifiers; inlet units; vacuum units; solenoid blocks; clean air restrictors; purifying equipment; air manifold assemblies; filling/closing/sealing/ labeling/capsuling machines; lubricators; airgun nozzle/oiler bowls; data storage units; printed circuits; handling modules; grippers; valves (pressure-reducing, hydraulic/ pneumatic, check, ball, solenoid, regular, ballcocks, angle, inline, gate, hand) and related parts; ball/needle/ housed/plain shaft bearings and related cups, bushings, discs, spacers, housings; camshafts; crankshafts; transmission shafts; gears; gear racks; gear boxes; ball screws; pulleys; free wheel units; axles kits; clamping sleeves; coupling housings; drive shafts; motor flanges; pinions; metal gaskets; synchronous electric motors; AC/DC motors and related parts; electrical transformers; power supplies; permanent magnets; electromagnetic couplings/lifting heads/ work holders and related parts; clutches; brakes; lithium batteries; voltage regulators; cassettes; software on compacts disks; memory/smart cards; electrical items (resistors, capacitors, motor starters, controllers, circuit breakers, terminals, starters, overload protectors, splices, connectors, switches, fuses, relays, switches, plug sockets, terminal strips/sockets, cat5 couplers, boxes, bridges, grounding sets, manifolds, modules, multipoles); motor controllers; motor controls; interfaces; bus nodes; control blocks; operating units; sensor boxes; PLC boards; printed circuit board assemblies; flat electrical modules and related covers, housings, frames; electric modules (analogue, branch, flat, input, output, extension); mercury vapor lamps; diodes; light emitting diodes; electronic simulators; demonstration kits; ethernet cables; electric cables; connecting lines; insulated wires; wiring harnesses; electrical conductors; fiber optic cables; conduit tubing; insulating fittings; insulating fittings; prisms; mirrors; lenses; liquid crystal devices; lasers; optical appliances/instruments; disc calculators; slide rules; micrometers; calipers; gauges; rulers/tape measures; measuring devices and related parts; demonstration instruments; barometers; thermometers; flow meters; sensors; pressure gauges/transmitters; oscilloscopes/graphs; optical instruments; testing devices; temposonics; pneumatic industrial process control instruments; and, time delay inserts (duty rate ranges from free E:\FR\FM\10AUN1.SGM 10AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 153 (Monday, August 10, 2015)]
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[Pages 47895-47896]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 1980]


Expanded Production Authority Not Approved; Foreign-Trade Zone 
169; ASO, LLC; Subzone 169A; (Textile Fabric Adhesive Bandage Coating 
and Production); Sarasota, Florida

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of 
June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order:

    Whereas, ASO, LLC (ASO), operator of Subzone 169A, has requested 
certain expanded production authority for the coating and production of 
textile fabric adhesive bandages, within Subzone 169A, at the ASO 
facility in Sarasota, Florida, (B-24-2013, docketed 03-19-2013).
    Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the 
Federal Register (78 FR 18314, 03-26-2013 (initial application); 79 FR 
17133, 03-27-2014 (new evidence); 79 FR 32910, 06-09-2014 (new 
evidence)) and the application has been processed

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pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations; and,
    Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the 
examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and 
the Board's regulations have not been satisfied (i.e., the applicant 
has not met the burden of proof to demonstrate that its proposal would 
result in a net positive economic effect and significant public 
benefit);
    Now, therefore, the Board hereby does not approve the application 
requesting expanded production authority under zone procedures within 
Subzone 169A at the facility of ASO, LLC, located in Sarasota, Florida, 
as described in the application and Federal Register notice.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 31st day of July 2015.
Ronald K. Lorentzen,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, 
Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.
[FR Doc. 2015-19603 Filed 8-7-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P