Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 86-Tacoma, Washington, Notification of Proposed Production Activity; McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc./Stella-Jones Corporation (Treated Canadian Softwood Lumber, Plywood, Agriculture Posts, and Landscape Timbers), Tacoma, Washington, 26663 [2017-11911]

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[FR Doc. 2017–11882 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–32–2017] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 86—Tacoma, Washington, Notification of Proposed Production Activity; McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc./Stella-Jones Corporation (Treated Canadian Softwood Lumber, Plywood, Agriculture Posts, and Landscape Timbers), Tacoma, Washington McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc./ Stella-Jones Corporation (McFarland Cascade) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Tacoma, Washington, within Subzone 86H. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 15, 2017. McFarland Cascade’s facility is requesting export-only FTZ authority for its wood product treatment operations. 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 McFarland Cascade from customs duty payments on the foreignstatus components used in export production. The company has requested authority to produce the following products for export under FTZ procedures: Treated agriculture posts and treated landscape timbers (sprucepine-fir, Hemlock fir, Douglas fir, larch, aspen); treated plywood (Douglas fir, Larch); treated Hem Fir Lumber; and, treated spruce pine fir lumber. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Untreated agriculture posts and untreated PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26663 landscape timbers (spruce-pine-fir, Hemlock fir, Douglas fir, larch, aspen), untreated plywood (Douglas fir, Larch), untreated Hem Fir Lumber, and untreated spruce pine fir lumber (all at zero percent duty rate). The request indicates that the proposed foreignstatus components are subject to ongoing antidumping/countervailing duty (AD/CVD) investigations. The FTZ Board’s regulations (15 CFR 400.14(e)) require that merchandise subject to AD/ CVD orders be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 146.41). 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 July 18, 2017. 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 Juanita Chen at juanita.chen@trade.gov or (202) 482–1378. Dated: June 2, 2017. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2017–11911 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–39–2017] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 214—Lenoir County, North Carolina, Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Nutkao USA, Inc., (Hazelnut Cocoa Spread), Battleboro, North Carolina Nutkao USA, Inc. (Nutkao) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Battleboro, North Carolina within FTZ 214. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 24, 2017. The company has indicated that a separate application for FTZ designation at the Nutkao facility will be submitted for processing under Section 400.38 of the Board’s regulations. Nutkao is requesting export-only FTZ authority to produce hazelnut cocoa spread using foreign-status refined cane sugar. E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-32-2017]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 86--Tacoma, Washington, Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity; McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc./Stella-
Jones Corporation (Treated Canadian Softwood Lumber, Plywood, 
Agriculture Posts, and Landscape Timbers), Tacoma, Washington

    McFarland Cascade Holdings, Inc./Stella-Jones Corporation 
(McFarland Cascade) submitted a notification of proposed production 
activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Tacoma, Washington, 
within Subzone 86H. The notification conforming to the requirements of 
the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on May 
15, 2017.
    McFarland Cascade's facility is requesting export-only FTZ 
authority for its wood product treatment operations. 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 McFarland Cascade from 
customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export 
production. The company has requested authority to produce the 
following products for export under FTZ procedures: Treated agriculture 
posts and treated landscape timbers (spruce-pine-fir, Hemlock fir, 
Douglas fir, larch, aspen); treated plywood (Douglas fir, Larch); 
treated Hem Fir Lumber; and, treated spruce pine fir lumber. Customs 
duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status 
production equipment.
    The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Untreated 
agriculture posts and untreated landscape timbers (spruce-pine-fir, 
Hemlock fir, Douglas fir, larch, aspen), untreated plywood (Douglas 
fir, Larch), untreated Hem Fir Lumber, and untreated spruce pine fir 
lumber (all at zero percent duty rate). The request indicates that the 
proposed foreign-status components are subject to ongoing antidumping/
countervailing duty (AD/CVD) investigations. The FTZ Board's 
regulations (15 CFR 400.14(e)) require that merchandise subject to AD/
CVD orders be admitted to the zone in privileged foreign status (19 CFR 
146.41).
    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 July 18, 2017.
    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 Juanita Chen at 
juanita.chen@trade.gov or (202) 482-1378.

    Dated: June 2, 2017.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2017-11911 Filed 6-7-17; 8:45 am]
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