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Friday, October 25, 2019
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has recently announced the actions listed below.

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- authorized limited production activity under zone procedures at the Whirlpool Corporation facility within FTZ 100 in Greenville, Ohio, which is used for the production of small appliances, subject to a requirement that non-woven cotton cloth bags be admitted to the subzone in privileged foreign status

- authorized production under zone procedures at the Staal & Plast USA Inc. facility within FTZ 176 in Sycamore, Ill., which is used for the production of irrigation trays for horticultural purposes

- authorized an expansion of production under zone procedures at the Vision Technologies Marine Inc. facility within FTZ 92 in Pascagoula, Miss., where the company already had authority to produce oceangoing vessels, offshore platforms, and floating docks, to add a finished product and a range of foreign-status materials and components

- received notification of proposed production activity at the Ricoh Electronics Inc. facilities within FTZ 26 in Lawrenceville and Buford, Ga., where Ricoh already has authority to produce copiers, printers, toner cartridges, related toner products, and thermal paper products, to add finished products and foreign-status materials and components (comments due by Dec. 2)

- receive application to expand subzone 186A at the Flemish Master Weavers facility in Sanford, Maine (comments due by Nov. 4)

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