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FTZ Board Moves Ahead on Production, Subzone Requests

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has received from Janssen Ortho LLC a notification of proposed production activity for its facility in Gurabo, Puerto Rico. Janssen already has authority to produce certain pharmaceutical products within subzone 61N and the current request would add a finished product and a foreign status material/component to the scope of authority. Comments are due by April 23.

The FTZ Board has received from the Columbus Regional Airport Authority, grantee of FTZ 138, a request for subzone status for the International Converter Inc. facility in Caldwell, Ohio. Comments are due by April 23. A notification of proposed production activity has been submitted separately and is being processed.

The FTZ Board has approved production under zone procedures at the Plantronics Inc. facility within FTZ 153 in San Diego, Calif., which is used for manufacturing, assembling, programming, testing, packaging, final stage processing, warehousing, repairing, and distribution of audio communication devices.

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