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FTZ Actions for Arizona, Colorado, Pennsylvania and Texas Zones

Monday, August 26, 2013
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

- The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has approved the expansion of FTZ 75 under the alternative site framework to include an additional magnet site within the Phoenix, Ariz., U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry.

- The FTZ Board has authorized production activity under zone procedures at the Bauer Manufacturing Inc. facility within FTZ 265 in Conroe, Texas, which is used for the production of foundation casings and tools and accessories for pile drivers and boring machinery. FTZ activity will be limited to the specific foreign-status materials and components and specific finished products described in the notification, and all foreign steel products subject to an antidumping or countervailing duty order will be admitted to the zone in domestic (duty-paid) status.

- The city and county of Denver, grantee of FTZ 123, is requesting subzone status for the facilities of Pillow Kingdom, Inc., in Aurora, Colo. No authorization for production authority has been requested at this time. Comments on this application are due no later than Oct. 7.

- The Regional Industrial Development Corporation, grantee of FTZ 33, is requesting the addition to subzone 33D of 13 additional Mitsubishi Electric Power Products Inc. sites in southwestern Pennsylvania. MEPPI’s existing production authority would remain unchanged. Comments on this application are due no later than Oct. 7.

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