Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance, 5987-5988 [2019-03192]

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[FR Doc. 2019–03200 Filed 2–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–07–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Economic Development Administration Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice and opportunity for public comment. AGENCY: 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: SUMMARY: LIST OF PETITIONS RECEIVED BY EDA FOR CERTIFICATION OF ELIGIBILITY TO APPLY FOR TRADE ADJUSTMENT ASSISTANCE amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 [01/29/2019 through 02/18/2019] Date accepted for investigation Firm name Firm address MTI Precision Products, LLC d/b/a MTI Dental Products. 131 Birch Street, Coatesville, PA 19320 2/8/2019 Snow Country Hardwoods, Inc ................. 1300 Odanah Road, Hurley, WI 54534 .. 2/8/2019 Buckeye Fabric Finishers, Inc. d/b/a Buckeye Fabric Finishing Company. 1260 East Main Street, Coshocton, OH 43812. 2/11/2019 Banneker Industries, Inc ........................... 582 Great Road, Suite 101, North Smithfield, RI 02896. 2/12/2019 FormPak, Inc ............................................ 355 Paul Avenue, Ferguson, MO 63135 2/13/2019 Custom Storefronts, Inc ............................ 1490 West Ironwood Street, Olathe, KS 66061. 2/14/2019 Miller EPS, LLC ........................................ 613 West 3rd Street, Mountain Grove, MO 65711. 2/14/2019 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, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:22 Feb 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Product(s) The firm manufactures dental handpieces and related attachments for drilling and polishing teeth. The firm manufactures wood flooring, paneling, moldings, and other wood products from a wide range of tree species. The firm applies coatings to a wide range of textiles, including wax, resin, vinyl, acrylic, and other custom coatings. The firm provides supply chain management and integrated logistics services for large manufacturers and service firms. The firm manufactures dry material handling and packaging systems, including equipment for filling and unloading sacks of dry materials. The firm designs and manufactures custom windows and doors of metal and wood. The firm manufactures plastic plumbing fixtures. 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 E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 5988 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 37 / Monday, February 25, 2019 / Notices Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms. Irette Patterson, Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2019–03192 Filed 2–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–WH–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of an opportunity to apply for membership on the President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce is currently seeking applications for membership on the 2019–2021 term of the President’s Advisory Council (Advisory Council) on Doing Business in Africa. The purpose of the Advisory Council is to advise the President through the Secretary of Commerce on strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and Africa. This term, the Secretary is particularly interested in advice on advancing President Trump’s new strategy for Africa. DATES: All applications for immediate consideration for appointment must be received by the Office of Africa by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on March 18, 2019. After that date, the International Trade Administration (ITA) will continue to accept applications under this notice for a period of up to two years from the deadline to fill any vacancies that may arise. ADDRESSES: Please submit applications by email to dbia@trade.gov, attention: Ashley Bubna and Giancarlo Cavallo, Designated Federal Officers, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Office of Africa, or by mail to Ashley Bubna and Giancarlo Cavallo, Designated Federal Officers, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Office of Africa, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Suite 22004, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ashley Bubna or Giancarlo Cavallo, Designated Federal Officers, President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa, Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Ave. NW, Room 22004, amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:22 Feb 22, 2019 Jkt 247001 Washington, DC 20230, telephone: 202– 482–5205, email: dbia@trade.gov, Ashley.Bubna@trade.gov, Giancarlo.Cavallo@trade.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa (Advisory Council) was established pursuant to Executive Order No. 13675 dated August 5, 2014, and continued by Executive Order 13811 until September 30, 2019. The Advisory Council was established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., to advise the President through the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) on strengthening commercial engagement between the United States and Africa. The Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, Office of Africa, is accepting applications for Advisory Council members. The Advisory Council shall provide information, analysis, and recommendations to the President that address the following, in addition to other topics deemed relevant by the President, the Secretary, or the Advisory Council: (i) Creating jobs in the United States and Africa through trade and investment; (ii) Developing strategies by which the U.S. private sector can identify and take advantage of trade and investment opportunities in Africa; (iii) Building lasting commercial partnerships between the U.S. and African private sectors; (iv) Facilitating U.S. business participation in Africa’s infrastructure development; (v) Contributing to the growth and improvement of Africa’s agricultural sector by encouraging partnerships between U.S. and African companies to bring innovative agricultural technologies to Africa; (vi) Making available to the U.S. private sector an accurate understanding of the opportunities presented for increasing trade with and investment in Africa; (vii) Developing and strengthening partnerships and other mechanisms to increase U.S. public and private sector financing of trade with and investment in Africa; (viii) Analyzing the effect of policies in the United States and Africa on U.S. trade and investment interests in Africa; (ix) Identifying other means to expand commercial ties between the United States and Africa; and (x) Building the capacity of Africa’s young entrepreneurs to develop trade and investment ties with U.S. partners. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Executive Order 13675, as amended, provides that the Advisory Council shall consist of not more than 26 private sector corporate members, including small businesses and representatives from infrastructure, agriculture, consumer goods, banking, services, and other industries. The Secretary of Commerce intends to make appointments under this notice up to the current number of Advisory Council members, consistent with the Executive Order and the Advisory Council charter. The Advisory Council shall be broadly representative of the key industries with business interests in the functions of the Advisory Council as set forth above. Each Advisory Council member shall serve as the representative of a U.S. company engaged in activities involving trade, investment, development or finance with African markets. The Department particularly seeks applicants who are active executives (Chief Executive Officer, Executive Chairman, President or comparable level of responsibility); however, for very large companies, a person having substantial responsibility for the company’s commercial activities in Africa may be considered. For eligibility purposes, a ‘‘U.S. company’’ is a for-profit firm incorporated in the United States or with its principal place of business in the United States that is (a) majority controlled (more than 50 percent ownership interest and/or voting stock) by U.S. citizens or by another U.S. entity or (b) majority controlled (more than 50 percent ownership interest and/ or voting stock) directly or indirectly by a foreign parent company. Members are not required to be a U.S. citizen; however, members may not be registered as a foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act. Additionally, no member shall represent a company that is majority owned or controlled by a foreign government entity or entities. Members of the Advisory Council will be selected, in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidelines, based on their ability to carry out the objectives of the Advisory Council as set forth above. Members shall be selected in a manner that ensures that the Advisory Council is balanced in terms of points of view, industry subsector, activities in and with African markets, range of products and services, demographics, geography, and company size. Additional factors which will be considered in the selection of Advisory Council members include candidates’ proven leadership and experience in the trade, investment, financing, development, or other E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 37 (Monday, February 25, 2019)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-03192]


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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
                                         [01/29/2019 through 02/18/2019]
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                                                                     Date accepted
              Firm name                       Firm address                for                Product(s)
                                                                     investigation
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MTI Precision Products, LLC d/b/a     131 Birch Street,                   2/8/2019  The firm manufactures dental
 MTI Dental Products.                  Coatesville, PA 19320.                        handpieces and related
                                                                                     attachments for drilling
                                                                                     and polishing teeth.
Snow Country Hardwoods, Inc.........  1300 Odanah Road, Hurley, WI        2/8/2019  The firm manufactures wood
                                       54534.                                        flooring, paneling,
                                                                                     moldings, and other wood
                                                                                     products from a wide range
                                                                                     of tree species.
Buckeye Fabric Finishers, Inc. d/b/a  1260 East Main Street,             2/11/2019  The firm applies coatings to
 Buckeye Fabric Finishing Company.     Coshocton, OH 43812.                          a wide range of textiles,
                                                                                     including wax, resin,
                                                                                     vinyl, acrylic, and other
                                                                                     custom coatings.
Banneker Industries, Inc............  582 Great Road, Suite 101,         2/12/2019  The firm provides supply
                                       North Smithfield, RI 02896.                   chain management and
                                                                                     integrated logistics
                                                                                     services for large
                                                                                     manufacturers and service
                                                                                     firms.
FormPak, Inc........................  355 Paul Avenue, Ferguson,         2/13/2019  The firm manufactures dry
                                       MO 63135.                                     material handling and
                                                                                     packaging systems,
                                                                                     including equipment for
                                                                                     filling and unloading sacks
                                                                                     of dry materials.
Custom Storefronts, Inc.............  1490 West Ironwood Street,         2/14/2019  The firm designs and
                                       Olathe, KS 66061.                             manufactures custom windows
                                                                                     and doors of metal and
                                                                                     wood.
Miller EPS, LLC.....................  613 West 3rd Street,               2/14/2019  The firm manufactures
                                       Mountain Grove, MO 65711.                     plastic plumbing fixtures.
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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

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Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under 
which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment 
Assistance for Firms.

Irette Patterson,
Program Analyst.
[FR Doc. 2019-03192 Filed 2-22-19; 8:45 am]
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