Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 185-Front Royal, Virginia; Authorization of Production Activity Merck & Co., Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) Elkton, Virginia, 47240 [2019-19420]

Download as PDF 47240 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 174 / Monday, September 9, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–54–2019] jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 78— Nashville, Tennessee; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Lasko Products, LLC (Small Consumer Appliances—Fans, Heaters, Humidifiers); Franklin, Tennessee Lasko Products, LLC (Lasko), submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facilities in Franklin, Tennessee. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on August 21, 2019. The applicant will be submitting a separate application for FTZ designation at the company’s facilities under FTZ 78. The facilities are used for the production of small consumer appliances. 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 Lasko from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus materials/components noted below, Lasko would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to box fans, pedestal fans, window fans, fan blowers, floor and wall heaters, evaporative humidifiers, and, furnace humidifiers (duty rate ranges between 2% and 4.7%). Lasko 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: Fan motors; plastic fan handles; metal or plastic fan guards; copper wire harnesses; copper wire cordsets; plastic fan knobs; steel screws; humidifier springwire clamps; humidifier orifice inserts; humidifier water nozzles; furnace humidifiers; transmitters; fridge ionizers; humidistats with rocker switches; humidifier box assemblies; capacitors for electronic transformers; fan ionizers; transformers; plastic fan ornaments; plastic box fan feet sets; aluminum name plates; plastic water pans; plastic valves; lower pumps; humidistat kits; humidifier kits; and, VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Sep 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 speed controllers (duty rate ranges from duty free to 6.7%). The request indicates that certain materials/components are subject to special duties under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 301 decisions require subject merchandise to be admitted to FTZs 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 and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is October 21, 2019. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the Board’s website; which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information; contact Diane Finver at Diane.Finver@trade.gov or (202) 482–1367. Dated: September 3, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–19419 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–107–2019] Approval of Subzone Status; HP International Trading B.V. (Puerto Rico Branch), LLC Aguadilla, Puerto Rico On June 12, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Puerto Rico Trade and Export Company (now, Department of Economic Development and Commerce), grantee of FTZ 61, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 61, on behalf of HP International Trading B.V. (Puerto Rico Branch), LLC, in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (84 FR 28268, June 18, 2019). The FTZ staff examiner reviewed the application and determined that it meets the criteria for approval. Pursuant to the authority delegated to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary (15 CFR Sec. 400.36(f)), the application to establish Subzone 61V was approved on September 3, 2019, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and further subject to FTZ 61’s 1,821.07-acre activation limit. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: September 3, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–19421 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–35–2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 185—Front Royal, Virginia; Authorization of Production Activity Merck & Co., Inc. (Pharmaceuticals) Elkton, Virginia On May 3, 2019, Merck & Co., Inc. submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility within FTZ 185, in Elkton, Virginia. 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 (84 FR 21326, May 14, 2019). On September 3, 2019, the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board’s decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this time. The production activity described in the notification was authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board’s regulations, including Section 400.14. Dated: September 3, 2019. Andrew McGilvray Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–19420 Filed 9–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–108–2019] Approval of Subzone Status; Puerto Rico Wood Treating Industries, Inc.; Carolina, Puerto Rico On June 12, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the Puerto Rico Trade and Export Company (now, Department of Economic Development and Commerce), grantee of FTZ 61, requesting subzone status subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 61, on behalf of Puerto Rico Wood Treating Industries, Inc., in Carolina, Puerto Rico. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (84 FR 28268, June 18, 2019). E:\FR\FM\09SEN1.SGM 09SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 174 (Monday, September 9, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 47240]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-19420]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-35-2019]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 185--Front Royal, Virginia; 
Authorization of Production Activity Merck & Co., Inc. 
(Pharmaceuticals) Elkton, Virginia

    On May 3, 2019, Merck & Co., Inc. submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility within 
FTZ 185, in Elkton, Virginia.
    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 (84 FR 21326, May 14, 2019). On 
September 3, 2019, the applicant was notified of the FTZ Board's 
decision that no further review of the activity is warranted at this 
time. The production activity described in the notification was 
authorized, subject to the FTZ Act and the FTZ Board's regulations, 
including Section 400.14.

    Dated: September 3, 2019.
Andrew McGilvray
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-19420 Filed 9-6-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-DS-P