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FTZ Authority Granted for Munitions Demilitarization Facility

Friday, August 09, 2013
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has authorized production activity under zone procedures at the General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Munitions Services facility within FTZ 225 in Carthage, Mo., which is used for the demilitarization of munitions and other explosive components. The articles sourced from abroad include bombs, grenades, torpedoes, mines, missiles, and other munitions and ammunition, and upon completion of the demilitarization the company will make customs entry on the following: waste, parings and scrap of polymers and ethylene; articles of plastic; waste and scrap of cast iron, stainless steel, other alloy steel, tinned iron or steel, copper, nickel, aluminum, lead, zinc, tin and tungsten; other waste and scrap; remelting scrap ingots; other articles of iron or steel; and munitions.

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