Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 27-Boston, Massachusetts; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Waters Technologies Corporation (Chromatography Tubing Assemblies); Milford, Massachusetts, 70932 [2019-27797]

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[FR Doc. 2019–27830 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [S–215–2019] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Approval of Subzone Expansion; Flemish Master Weavers; Sanford, Maine On October 18, 2019, the Executive Secretary of the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Board docketed an application submitted by the City of Waterville, grantee of FTZ 186, requesting an expansion of Subzone 186A subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 186 on behalf of Flemish Master Weavers, in Sanford, Maine. The application was processed in accordance with the FTZ Act and Regulations, including notice in the Federal Register inviting public comment (84 FR 57391–57392, October 25, 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 Executive Secretary (15 CFR 400.36(f)), the application to expand Subzone 186A was approved on December 13, 2019, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:53 Dec 23, 2019 Jkt 250001 and further subject to FTZ 186’s 2,000acre activation limit. Dated: December 13, 2019. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–27795 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–76–2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 27—Boston, Massachusetts; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Waters Technologies Corporation (Chromatography Tubing Assemblies); Milford, Massachusetts Waters Technologies Corporation (Waters) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Milford, Massachusetts. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on December 13, 2019. The applicant indicates that it will be submitting a separate application for FTZ designation at the company’s facility under FTZ 27. The facility is used for the production of chromatography tubing assemblies. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited to the specific foreign-status component and the specific finished product described in the submitted notification (as described below) and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board. Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Waters from customs duty payments on the foreign-status component used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreignstatus component noted below, Waters would be able to choose the duty rate during customs entry procedures that applies to chromatography tubing assemblies (duty-free). Waters would be able to avoid duty on the foreign-status component which becomes scrap/waste. Customs duties also could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production equipment. The component/material sourced from abroad is stainless steel seamless tubing (duty-free). The request indicates that stainless steel seamless tubing is subject to special duties under Section 232 of the 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 PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is February 4, 2020. A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ 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: December 13, 2019. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–27797 Filed 12–23–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–77–2019] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 65—Panama City, Florida; Notification of Proposed Production Activity; Oceaneering International, Inc.; (Sub-Sea Distribution Parts and Systems); Panama City, Florida Oceaneering International, Inc. (Oceaneering Intl.) submitted a notification of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in Panama City, Florida. The notification conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on December 11, 2019. The Oceaneering Intl. facility is located within FTZ 65. The facility will be used for the production and repair of sub-sea distribution parts and systems. 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 Oceaneering Intl. from customs duty payments on the foreignstatus components used in export production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status materials/components noted below, Oceaneering Intl. would be able to choose the duty rates during customs entry procedures that apply to: Hydraulic hoses; extruded stainless steel tubes; electrical cable caps; electrical cables; subsea umbilicals; E:\FR\FM\26DEN1.SGM 26DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Foreign-Trade Zones Board

[B-76-2019]


Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 27--Boston, Massachusetts; Notification 
of Proposed Production Activity; Waters Technologies Corporation 
(Chromatography Tubing Assemblies); Milford, Massachusetts

    Waters Technologies Corporation (Waters) submitted a notification 
of proposed production activity to the FTZ Board for its facility in 
Milford, Massachusetts. The notification conforming to the requirements 
of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.22) was received on 
December 13, 2019.
    The applicant indicates that it will be submitting a separate 
application for FTZ designation at the company's facility under FTZ 27. 
The facility is used for the production of chromatography tubing 
assemblies. Pursuant to 15 CFR 400.14(b), FTZ activity would be limited 
to the specific foreign-status component and the specific finished 
product described in the submitted notification (as described below) 
and subsequently authorized by the FTZ Board.
    Production under FTZ procedures could exempt Waters from customs 
duty payments on the foreign-status component used in export 
production. On its domestic sales, for the foreign-status component 
noted below, Waters would be able to choose the duty rate during 
customs entry procedures that applies to chromatography tubing 
assemblies (duty-free). Waters would be able to avoid duty on the 
foreign-status component which becomes scrap/waste. Customs duties also 
could possibly be deferred or reduced on foreign-status production 
equipment.
    The component/material sourced from abroad is stainless steel 
seamless tubing (duty-free). The request indicates that stainless steel 
seamless tubing is subject to special duties under Section 232 of the 
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 FTZ Board's Executive Secretary and sent to: 
[email protected]. The closing period for their receipt is February 4, 
2020.
    A copy of the notification will be available for public inspection 
in the ``Reading Room'' section of the FTZ Board's website, which is 
accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz.
    For further information, contact Diane Finver at 
[email protected] or (202) 482-1367.

    Dated: December 13, 2019.
Elizabeth Whiteman,
Acting Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2019-27797 Filed 12-23-19; 8:45 am]
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