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New FTZ Subzone at Hybrid Parts Factory, Requests for Authority at Two Other Facilities

Monday, February 03, 2014
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has approved the establishment of subzone 84T at the Toshiba International Corporation facilities in Houston, Texas, which are used for the production of electric motors and generators for hybrid electric vehicles.

The FTZ Board has received from Oracle Flexible Packaging Inc., an operator of FTZ 230, a notification of proposed production activity at its facility in Winston-Salem, N.C. OFP already has authority to produce laminated foil and foil-backed paper products, and the current request would add a new finished product (foil-backed paperboard) and certain foreign material to the scope of authority. Comments on this notification are due no later than March 17.

The FTZ Board has received from Schneider Electric USA a notification of proposed production activity at its facility within FTZ 269 in Athens, Texas, which is used for the assembly and kitting of electrical components and finished products used to control lighting and HVAC equipment. Comments on this notification are due no later than March 17.

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