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FTZ Board: Illinois and California Zone Expansions

Monday, June 15, 2015
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has received from the Illinois International Port District, grantee of FTZ 22, a request to expand subzone 22N on behalf of Michelin North America Inc. The request would add a site of 69.7 acres located in Wilmington, Will County, to the subzone. The applicant is also requesting that site 1 be removed from the subzone following a transition period to allow merchandise to be transferred to the new site. No additional authorization for production activity is being requested at this time.

The FTZ Board has received a separate request from the City of Palmdale, Calif., grantee of FTZ 191, requesting subzone status for the facility of Michaels Stores Procurement Company Inc. The proposed subzone of 47 acres is located in Lancaster, Calif. No authorization for production activity is being requested at this time.

Comments on these requests may be submitted by July 27.

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