Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 1606-1607 [2018-00401]

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Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firms’ workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE [12/19/2017 through 01/07/2018] Firm name Firm address E. Smith Box, Inc .................... 1875 Rockdale Industrial Boulevard NW, Conyers, GA 30012. 104 Anawan Street, Suite 5, Fall River, MA 02721. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Good Clothing Company, Inc .. 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 Division, Room 71030, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Jan 11, 2018 Jkt 244001 Date accepted for investigation Product(s) 12/29/2017 The firm manufactures corrugated boxes, point-of-purchase displays, and custom packaging materials. 01/04/2018 The firm manufactures apparel for both men and women. Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. These petitions are received pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended. Please follow the requirements set forth in EDA’s regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 9 / Friday, January 12, 2018 / Notices these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Irette Patterson, Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–00401 Filed 1–11–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–03–2018] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 40— Cleveland, Ohio; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Swagelok Company (Valve Component Parts); Solon, Willoughby Hills, Highland Heights, and Strongsville, Ohio The Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority, grantee of FTZ 40, submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board on behalf of Swagelok Company (Swagelok) located in Solon, Willoughby Hills, Highland Heights, and Strongsville, Ohio. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on December 26, 2017. The Swagelok facilities are located within Subzone 40I. The facilities are used for production of industrial fittings, finished valves, pressure reducing valves, and regulators. 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 Swagelok from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production (estimated at 13 percent of production). On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus materials/components noted below, Swagelok would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: High pressure reinforced plastic hoses; teflon tubing; plastic tubing with fittings; polytetrafluoroethylene and plastic hoses; plastic and nylon fittings and nuts; plastic and teflon ferrules; rubber hoses with and without fittings; rubber hoses with fittings reinforced or otherwise combined with textile materials; non-alloy steel seamless tubing; stainless steel tubing; welded stainless steel tubing; stainless steel flanges; straight or shaped stainless steel fittings; stainless steel butt-weld fittings; threaded, unthreaded, and welded-ends VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Jan 11, 2018 Jkt 244001 stainless steel fittings; machined flanges of alloy steel not including stainless; straight or shaped steel fittings; steel butt-welded fittings; steel adapter fittings without threads; brass tubes used in brass valve assemblies; brass fittings used in brass valve assemblies; brass fitting ferrules; nuts and ferrule sets used in brass fittings; nickelchromium alloy tubing; nickel alloy fittings; aluminum ferrules, nuts, and ferrule kits; stainless steel flexible metal tubing; steel flexible tubing with fittings; pressure reducing valves; hydraulic solenoid valves; check valves; relief valves, and diaphragm valves (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.2%). Swagelok would be able to avoid duty on foreign-status components which become scrap/waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The components and materials sourced from abroad include: Plastic caps used for component protection in shipping; teflon O-rings for valve connections; rubber gaskets and O-rings to prevent leakage; rubber gripper pads; rubber grommets; rubber bands used in valve applications; grafoil packing; replacement safety glass for pressure gauge lenses; glass face plates for gauges; forged non-alloy steel bars; carbon steel barstock; forged rods; cold finished steel bars; circular, hot formed or extruded hot rolled stainless steel; cold formed stainless steel bars; circular bars or rods of stainless steel barstock; steel angled shapes and sections to be used in valve bodies; unmachined stainless steel flanges; empty sample cylinders for compressed gases or liquids; self-tapping screws of various sizes for valve assemblies; nuts and bolts; steel screws; threaded hardware for valves; nuts for tube support systems; lock and spring washers; stainless steel washers; cotter pins and retaining rings; steel and stainless steel non-threaded hardware; helical springs; spring kits; disc springs for tube supports; circular or hex brass barstock; square copper alloy barstock to machine fittings; brass tube plugs; brass sleeves; nickel alloy barstock; nickel alloy gaskets; aluminum barstock; lead seals for valves; titanium barstock; steel and stainless steel clamps; steel mountings for valve applications; brackets for valve applications; hydraulic motors to open and close valves; non-linear acting air operators to open and close valves; air operator carbon steel mufflers and filters; air and liquid pumps; filters for liquids and gases; filter elements; cutting dies; drill inserts; cut-off blade bases; grooving insert holders; pigging PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1607 machines—push-on tool assembly; valve and regulator poppets; linear, ball or radial bearings to be used in pumps; bearing housings for plain shaft bearings to be used in pumps; ball or roller screws for gears; machine clutches used in fitting manufacturing machines; rubber, plastic, and steel O-ring sets; direct current (DC) motors between 37.5 watts and 74.6 watts to open and close valves; DC motors between 750 watts and 14.92 kilowatts to open and close valves; alternating current (AC) electric actuators to open and close valves; multiphase AC motors to open and close valves; power supplies or converters; welding machine weld heads; heater cartridges for regulators; transceivers; optical projectors used in valve assemblies; indicator panels for alarms; power connection and termination kits; limit and proximity switches; crimp terminals; insulated ring terminals; butt connectors; electrical controllers; USB power cables or cords; panel faces for valve assembly controllers; lasers used for valve assemblies; thermometers; flow sensors for measuring and checking pressure; pressure gauges; pressure gauge cable fittings—fill plugs and steam syphons; inspection gauges; and, temperature control instruments (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 15%). The request indicates that the following components are subject to antidumping/countervailing duty (AD/ CVD) orders if imported from certain countries: Carbon steel barstock; hot rolled stainless steel; stainless steel bars; stainless steel barstock; empty sample cylinders for compressed gases or liquids; bolts with nuts; steel screws; threaded hardware for valves; lock and spring washers; helical springs or kits; disc springs for tube supports; brass tube plugs; brass sleeves; brackets for valve applications; parts for hose crimping machines; pigging machines; push-on tool assemblies; bearing housings for plain shaft bearings to be used in pumps; DC motors between 37.5 watts and 74.6 watts to open and close valves; and, heater cartridges for regulators. The FTZ Board’s regulations (15 CFR 400.14(e)) require that merchandise subject to AD/CVD orders, or items which would be otherwise subject to suspension of liquidation under AD/CVD procedures if they entered U.S. customs territory, 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 February 21, 2018. E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 9 (Friday, January 12, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1606-1607]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-00401]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Economic Development Administration


Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To 
Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

AGENCY: Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received 
petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade 
Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has 
initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into 
the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those 
produced by each of the firms contributed importantly to the total or 
partial separation of the firms' workers, or threat thereof, and to a 
decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

   List of Petitions Received by EDA for Certification of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance
                                         [12/19/2017 through 01/07/2018]
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                                                                    Date accepted
               Firm name                       Firm address              for                 Product(s)
                                                                    investigation
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E. Smith Box, Inc.....................  1875 Rockdale Industrial       12/29/2017  The firm manufactures
                                         Boulevard NW, Conyers,                     corrugated boxes, point-of-
                                         GA 30012.                                  purchase displays, and
                                                                                    custom packaging materials.
Good Clothing Company, Inc............  104 Anawan Street, Suite       01/04/2018  The firm manufactures apparel
                                         5, Fall River, MA 02721.                   for both men and women.
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    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 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. These petitions are received 
pursuant to section 251 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended.
    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

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these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance 
for Firms.

Irette Patterson,
Program Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2018-00401 Filed 1-11-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-WH-P