Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 80-San Antonio, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; CGT U.S., Ltd.; (Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Coated Upholstery Fabric Cover Stock); New Braunfels, Texas, 76914-76915 [2016-26741]

Download as PDF 76914 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 214 / Friday, November 4, 2016 / Notices LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE— Continued [10/22/2016 through 10/31/2016] Firm name Firm address Date accepted for investigation The PWT Group, LLC, d/b/a 6320 Highview Drive, Fort Precision Wire Technologies. Wayne, IN 46818. 10/26/2016 DCI, Inc ................................... 10/31/2016 Encore Ceramics, Inc .............. JT Precision, Inc ...................... 265 S. Main Street, Lisbon, NH 3585. P.O. Box 2124, Grants Pass, OR 97528. 8701 Haight Road, Baker, NY 14012. 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. Miriam Kearse, Lead Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2016–26650 Filed 11–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [Order No. 2012] Grant of Authority; Establishment of a Foreign-Trade Zone, Under the Alternative Site Framework, Vancouver, Washington asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act provides for ‘‘. . . the establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Nov 03, 2016 Jkt 241001 Product(s) 10/31/2016 The firm manufactures wire dies and precision drawn round and flat wire in stainless steel, steel alloys and a variety of non-ferrous alloys. The firm is a manufacturer of hardwood dormitory style furniture. The firm manufactures ceramic tiles. 10/31/2016 The firm manufactures precision machined component parts. adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones; Whereas, the Port of Vancouver USA (the Grantee) has made application to the Board (B–29–2016, docketed May 4, 2016), requesting the establishment of a foreign-trade zone under the ASF with a service area of Clark County, Washington, within and adjacent to the Portland, Oregon U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry, and proposed Site 1 would be categorized as a magnet site; Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (81 FR 29251–29252, May 11, 2016) and the application has been processed 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 are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants to the Grantee the privilege of establishing a foreign-trade zone, designated on the records of the Board as Foreign-Trade Zone No. 296, as described in the application, and subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit. Signed at Washington, DC, October 18, 2016. Penny Pritzker, Secretary of Commerce, Chairman and Executive Officer, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2016–26757 Filed 11–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–72–2016] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 80—San Antonio, Texas; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; CGT U.S., Ltd.; (Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Coated Upholstery Fabric Cover Stock); New Braunfels, Texas CGT U.S., Ltd. (CGT), submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in New Braunfels, Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on October 18, 2016. A separate application for subzone designation at the CGT facility was submitted and will be processed under Section 400.38 of the Board’s regulations. The facility is used for the production of PVC coated upholstery fabric cover stock. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished product described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt CGT from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, CGT would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to the PVC coated upholstery fabric cover stock (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: Compound stabilizer for plastics; antimony trioxide (low-tint); flat release paper; polyester knit fabric; polycotton E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 214 / Friday, November 4, 2016 / Notices knit fabric; polyurethane top finish dull; polyurethane top finish gloss; polyvinyl chloride dispersion resin; carbodimide crosslinker; aqueous (water base) polyurethane top finish; polyurethane top finish; aqueous (water base) silicone modifier; aqueous (water base) silicone hand modifier; polyurethane; polyisocyanate crosslinker; defoamer; polyfunctional aziridine crosslinker; wetting agent top coat; and, stabilizers (duty rates range from duty free to 10%). The request indicates that CGT will admit foreign-status polyester and polycotton knit fabrics (HTSUS 6006.31.00) in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.43), thereby precluding inverted tariff benefits on these inputs. 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 14, 2016. 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. Dated: October 27, 2016. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. Branchburg. A notification of proposed production activity has been submitted and will be published separately for public comment. The proposed subzone would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 44. In accordance with the Board’s regulations, Kathleen Boyce of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to review the application and make recommendations to the Executive Secretary. 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 December 14, 2016. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to December 29, 2016. A copy of the application 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 Kathleen Boyce at Kathleen.Boyce@ trade.gov or (202) 482–1346. Dated: October 28, 2016. Camille R. Evans, Acting Executive Secretary. 76915 establishment of subzones for specific uses; Whereas, the Lake Charles Harbor & Terminal District, grantee of ForeignTrade Zone 87, has made application to the Board for the establishment of a subzone at the facilities of Westlake Chemical Corporation, located in Sulphur, Louisiana (FTZ Docket B–38– 2016, docketed May 25, 2016); Whereas, notice inviting public comment has been given in the Federal Register (81 FR 35297–35298, June 2, 2016) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s memorandum, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby approves subzone status at the facilities of Westlake Chemical Corporation, located in Sulphur, Louisiana (Subzone 87F), as described in the application and Federal Register notice, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13. Signed at Washington, DC, October 25, 2016. Ronald K. Lorentzen Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2016–26748 Filed 11–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P [FR Doc. 2016–26746 Filed 11–3–16; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P [FR Doc. 2016–26741 Filed 11–3–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–44–2016] Foreign-Trade Zones Board DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [Order No. 2016] Foreign-Trade Zones Board Approval of Subzone Status; Westlake Chemical Corporation; Sulphur, Louisiana [S–152–2016] asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone 44—Morris County, New Jersey; Application for Subzone; AGFA Corporation; Branchburg, New Jersey An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the New Jersey Department of State, grantee of FTZ 44, requesting subzone status for the facility of AGFA Corporation, located in Branchburg, New Jersey. The application was submitted pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was formally docketed on October 28, 2016. The proposed subzone (39 acres) is located at 50 Meister Avenue, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:52 Nov 03, 2016 Jkt 241001 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, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act provides for ‘‘. . . the establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Foreign-Trade Zones Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; Whereas, the Board’s regulations (15 CFR part 400) provide for the PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 44—Morris County, New Jersey; Authorization of Production Activity; Givaudan Flavors Corporation (Flavor Products); East Hanover, New Jersey On June 13, 2016, the State of New Jersey, Department of State, grantee of FTZ 44, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board on behalf of Givaudan Flavors Corporation, within Subzone 44H in East Hanover, New Jersey. The notification was processed in accordance with the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR part 400), including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (81 FR 42649, June 30, 2016). 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 E:\FR\FM\04NON1.SGM 04NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-72-2016]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 80--San Antonio, Texas; Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity; CGT U.S., Ltd.; (Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) 
Coated Upholstery Fabric Cover Stock); New Braunfels, Texas

    CGT U.S., Ltd. (CGT), submitted a notification of proposed 
production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in New Braunfels, 
Texas. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on October 
18, 2016.
    A separate application for subzone designation at the CGT facility 
was submitted and will be processed under Section 400.38 of the Board's 
regulations. The facility is used for the production of PVC coated 
upholstery fabric cover stock. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ 
activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and 
components and specific finished product described in the submitted 
notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the 
FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt CGT from customs duty 
payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On 
its domestic sales, CGT would be able to choose the duty rate during 
customs entry procedures that applies to the PVC coated upholstery 
fabric cover stock (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: Compound 
stabilizer for plastics; antimony trioxide (low-tint); flat release 
paper; polyester knit fabric; polycotton

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knit fabric; polyurethane top finish dull; polyurethane top finish 
gloss; polyvinyl chloride dispersion resin; carbodimide crosslinker; 
aqueous (water base) polyurethane top finish; polyurethane top finish; 
aqueous (water base) silicone modifier; aqueous (water base) silicone 
hand modifier; polyurethane; polyisocyanate crosslinker; defoamer; 
polyfunctional aziridine crosslinker; wetting agent top coat; and, 
stabilizers (duty rates range from duty free to 10%).
    The request indicates that CGT will admit foreign-status polyester 
and polycotton knit fabrics (HTSUS 6006.31.00) in privileged foreign 
status (19 CFR 146.43), thereby precluding inverted tariff benefits on 
these inputs.
    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 14, 
2016.
    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.

    Dated: October 27, 2016.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2016-26741 Filed 11-3-16; 8:45 am]
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