Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 26-Atlanta, Georgia; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Patterson Pump Company (Specialty Pumps), Toccoa, Georgia, 47480-47481 [2019-19508]

Download as PDF 47480 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 10, 2019 / Notices Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a meeting of the California Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will be held at 11:00 a.m. (Pacific Time) Thursday, October 10, 2019. The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to continue planning briefing on the immigration enforcement impacting California children. DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. PT. Public Call Information: Dial: 800– 353–6461, Conference ID: 9209019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ana Victoria Fortes at afortes@usccr.gov or (213) 894–3437. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is available to the public through the following toll-free call-in number: 800–353–6461 conference ID number: 9209019. 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They may be faxed to the Commission at (213) 894–0508, or emailed Ana Victoria Fortes at afortes@ usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Regional Programs Unit at (213) 894– 3437. Records and documents discussed during the meeting will be available for public viewing prior to and after the meeting at https:// www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/FACA PublicViewCommitteeDetails ?id=a10t0000001gzkUAAQ. Please click on ‘‘Committee Meetings’’ tab. Records generated from this khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Sep 09, 2019 Jkt 247001 meeting may also be inspected and reproduced at the Regional Programs Unit, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this Committee are directed to the Commission’s website, https://www.usccr.gov, or may contact the Regional Programs Unit at the above email or street address. Agenda I. Welcome II. Planning Discussion a. Speakers/Panels b. Logistics c. Publicity III. Public Comment III. Next Steps IV. Adjournment Dated: September 5, 2019. David Mussatt, Supervisory Chief, Regional Programs Unit. [FR Doc. 2019–19525 Filed 9–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–53–2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 26—Atlanta, Georgia; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Patterson Pump Company (Specialty Pumps), Toccoa, Georgia Patterson Pump Company (Patterson) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Toccoa, Georgia. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on August 29, 2019. The applicant has submitted a separate application for FTZ designation at the company’s facility under FTZ 26. The facility is used for the production of specialty pumps for the fire, municipal, industrial, flood-control, plumbing, and HVAC markets. 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 Patterson from customs duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus materials/components noted below, Patterson would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to fire PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 pumps; HVAC pumps; custom pumps; liquid elevators; cast stainless steel pump components; cast bronze pump components; valve parts including gaskets, O-rings, springs, and fittings; pump control cabinets less than and greater than 1,000 volts with motor controls; pump control cabinets less than and greater than 1,000 volts with programmable logic controls; pump control cabinets less than and greater than 1,000 volts; control cabinet parts including fuses and relays; stainless steel pump parts including impellers; ductile iron pump cases; cast iron pump cases; stainless steel impellers; cast iron pump cases; steel shaft couplings; brass pump castings; complete pump systems with motors; and, custom metal fabrications including stainless steel gas turbine parts and frames (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.6%). Patterson 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: Bronze and brass castings; steel castings; steel pump shims; stainless steel pump shims; centrifugal water pumps; cast stainless steel pump casings and impellers; cast brass/bronze pump casings and impellers; bronze pressure reducing valves; ductile iron pressure reducing valves; cast iron pressure reducing valves; brass check valves; iron and steel check valves; ductile iron pressure relief valves; brass hose valves; bronze air relief valves; stainless steel air relief valves; valve parts including gaskets, O-rings, springs, and threaded connectors; pump control cabinets less than and greater than 1,000 volts with motor controls; pump control cabinets less than and greater than 1,000 volts with programmable logic controls; pump control cabinets less than and greater than 1,000 volts; control cabinet parts including fuses and relays; stainless steel pump shafts, sleeves, rings and impellers; liquid elevating pumps; ductile iron pump cases; cast iron pump cases; cast iron suction diffusers; stainless steel impellers; carbide steel mechanical seals for pumps; cast iron valves; cast iron pump cases; steel shaft couplings; brass pump castings; cast iron pump cases; ductile iron pump cases; centrifugal water pumps with motors; and, stainless steel gas turbine frames, rings and, clamps (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.6%). The request indicates that certain materials/components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 10, 2019 / Notices Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) and Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The applicable Section 232 and 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 Christopher Wedderburn at Chris.Wedderburn@trade.gov or (202) 482–1963. Dated: September 3, 2019. Andrew McGilvray, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–19508 Filed 9–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration [A–122–864] Certain Fabricated Structural Steel From Canada: Preliminary Negative Determination of Sales at Less Than Fair Value and Postponement of Final Determination Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce (Commerce) preliminarily determines that certain fabricated structural steel (fabricated structural steel) from Canada is not being, or is not likely to be, sold in the United States at less than fair value (LTFV). The period of investigation (POI) is January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. Interested parties are invited to comment on this preliminary determination. DATES: Applicable September 10, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: David Goldberger or Ajay Menon, AD/ CVD Operations, Office II, Enforcement and Compliance, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20230; telephone: (202) 482–4136 or (202) 482–1993, respectively. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:56 Sep 09, 2019 Jkt 247001 Background This preliminary determination is made in accordance with section 733(b) of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (the Act). Commerce published the notice of initiation of this investigation on March 4, 2019.1 On July 1, 2019, Commerce postponed the preliminary determination of this investigation and the revised deadline is now September 3, 2019.2 For a complete description of the events that followed the initiation of this investigation, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum.3 A list of topics included in the Preliminary Decision Memorandum is included as Appendix II to this notice. The Preliminary Decision Memorandum is a public document and is on file electronically via Enforcement and Compliance’s Antidumping and Countervailing Duty Centralized Electronic Service System (ACCESS). ACCESS is available to registered users at https:// access.trade.gov, and to all parties in the Central Records Unit, room B8024 of the main Commerce building. In addition, a complete version of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum can be accessed directly at http://enforcement.trade.gov/ frn/. The signed and the electronic versions of the Preliminary Decision Memorandum are identical in content. Scope of the Investigation The product covered by this investigation is fabricated structural steel from Canada. For a complete description of the scope of this investigation, see Appendix I. Scope Comments In accordance with the preamble to Commerce’s regulations,4 the Initiation Notice set aside a period of time for parties to raise issues regarding product coverage (i.e., scope).5 Certain interested parties commented on the scope of the investigation as it appeared in the Initiation Notice. For a summary of the product coverage comments and rebuttal responses submitted on the 1 See Certain Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada, Mexico, and the People’s Republic of China: Initiation of Less-Than-Fair-Value Investigations, 84 FR 7330 (March 4, 2019) (Initiation Notice). 2 See Certain Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada, Mexico, and the People’s Republic of China: Postponement of Preliminary Determinations of Antidumping Duty Investigations, 84 FR 31301 (July 1, 2019). 3 See Memorandum, ‘‘Decision Memorandum for the Preliminary Determination in the Less-ThanFair-Value Investigation of Certain Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada’’ dated concurrently with, and hereby adopted by, this notice (Preliminary Decision Memorandum). 4 See Antidumping Duties; Countervailing Duties, Final Rule, 62 FR 27296, 27323 (May 19, 1997). 5 See Initiation Notice, 83 FR at 7331. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47481 record for this preliminary determination, and accompanying discussion and analysis of all comments timely received, see the Preliminary Scope Decision Memoranda.6 Commerce is preliminarily modifying the scope language as it appeared in the Initiation Notice. See the revised scope in Appendix I to this notice. Methodology Commerce is conducting this investigation in accordance with section 731 of the Act. Commerce has calculated export prices in accordance with section 772(a) of the Act. Commerce calculated constructed export prices have been calculated in accordance with section 772(b) of the Act. Normal value is calculated in accordance with section 773 of the Act. For a full description of the methodology underlying the preliminary determination, see the Preliminary Decision Memorandum. Preliminary Determination For this preliminary determination, Commerce calculated a zero or de minimis estimated weighted-average dumping margin for each individually examined producer and/or exporter of the subject merchandise. Consistent with section 733(b)(3) of the Act, Commerce disregards de minimis rates and preliminarily determines that these individually examined respondents with de minimis rates have not made sales of subject merchandise at LTFV. Exporter/producer Estimated weightedaverage dumping margin (percent) Les Constructions BeauceAtlas, Inc 7. Canatal Industries, Inc ......... 0.69 (de minimis). 0.00. Consistent with section 733(d) of the Act, Commerce has not calculated an estimated weighted-average dumping margin for all other producers and exporters because it has not made an 6 See Memorandum, ‘‘Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada, Mexico, and the People’s Republic of China: Preliminary Scope Decision Memorandum,’’ dated July 5, 2019; see also Memorandum, ‘‘Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada, Mexico, and the People’s Republic of China: Second Preliminary Scope Memorandum,’’ dated concurrently with this notice (collectively, Preliminary Scope Decision Memoranda). 7 Commerce preliminarily determined that Beauce-Atlas, Fabrication Beauce-Atlas, and Structure Beauce-Atlas are a single entity. See Memorandum, ‘‘Antidumping Duty Investigation of Fabricated Structural Steel from Canada: Les Constructions Beauce-Atlas Preliminary Affiliation and Collapsing Memorandum,’’ dated August 9, 2019. E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 10, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47480-47481]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-19508]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-53-2019]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 26--Atlanta, Georgia; Notification of 
Proposed Production Activity; Patterson Pump Company (Specialty Pumps), 
Toccoa, Georgia

    Patterson Pump Company (Patterson) submitted a notification of 
proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in 
Toccoa, Georgia. The notification conforming to the requirements of the 
regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on August 29, 
2019.
    The applicant has submitted a separate application for FTZ 
designation at the company's facility under FTZ 26. The facility is 
used for the production of specialty pumps for the fire, municipal, 
industrial, flood-control, plumbing, and HVAC markets. 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 Patterson from customs 
duty payments on the foreign-status components used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/
components noted below, Patterson would be able to choose the duty 
rates during customs entry procedures that apply to fire pumps; HVAC 
pumps; custom pumps; liquid elevators; cast stainless steel pump 
components; cast bronze pump components; valve parts including gaskets, 
O-rings, springs, and fittings; pump control cabinets less than and 
greater than 1,000 volts with motor controls; pump control cabinets 
less than and greater than 1,000 volts with programmable logic 
controls; pump control cabinets less than and greater than 1,000 volts; 
control cabinet parts including fuses and relays; stainless steel pump 
parts including impellers; ductile iron pump cases; cast iron pump 
cases; stainless steel impellers; cast iron pump cases; steel shaft 
couplings; brass pump castings; complete pump systems with motors; and, 
custom metal fabrications including stainless steel gas turbine parts 
and frames (duty rate ranges from duty-free to 6.6%). Patterson 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: Bronze 
and brass castings; steel castings; steel pump shims; stainless steel 
pump shims; centrifugal water pumps; cast stainless steel pump casings 
and impellers; cast brass/bronze pump casings and impellers; bronze 
pressure reducing valves; ductile iron pressure reducing valves; cast 
iron pressure reducing valves; brass check valves; iron and steel check 
valves; ductile iron pressure relief valves; brass hose valves; bronze 
air relief valves; stainless steel air relief valves; valve parts 
including gaskets, O-rings, springs, and threaded connectors; pump 
control cabinets less than and greater than 1,000 volts with motor 
controls; pump control cabinets less than and greater than 1,000 volts 
with programmable logic controls; pump control cabinets less than and 
greater than 1,000 volts; control cabinet parts including fuses and 
relays; stainless steel pump shafts, sleeves, rings and impellers; 
liquid elevating pumps; ductile iron pump cases; cast iron pump cases; 
cast iron suction diffusers; stainless steel impellers; carbide steel 
mechanical seals for pumps; cast iron valves; cast iron pump cases; 
steel shaft couplings; brass pump castings; cast iron pump cases; 
ductile iron pump cases; centrifugal water pumps with motors; and, 
stainless steel gas turbine frames, rings and, clamps (duty rate ranges 
from duty-free to 6.6%). The request indicates that certain materials/
components are subject to special duties under Section 232 of the

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Trade Expansion Act of 1962 (Section 232) and Section 301 of the Trade 
Act of 1974 (Section 301), depending on the country of origin. The 
applicable Section 232 and 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: 
[email protected]. 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 Christopher Wedderburn at 
[email protected] or (202) 482-1963.

    Dated: September 3, 2019.
Andrew McGilvray,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-19508 Filed 9-9-19; 8:45 am]
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