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Friday, January 31, 2020
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The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has recently announced the actions listed below.

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- received a notification of proposed production activity at the PPC Broadband Inc. facility within FTZ 90 in Syracuse, N.Y., where PPC already has authority to produce coaxial cable connectors, to add finished products and foreign-status components to the scope of authority (comments due by March 10)

- approved an expansion of production authority at the Caterpillar Inc. facility within FTZ 155 in Victoria, Texas, where Caterpillar already had authority to produce hydraulic track-type excavators and related fabricated frame assemblies, to add finished products and foreign-status materials and components to the scope of authority

- approved the expansion of the service area of FTZ 280 to include Elmore County, Idaho

- approved an expansion of production authority at the Eastman Kodak Company facility within FTZ 141 in Rochester, N.Y., where Eastman Kodak already had authority to produce printer cartridges and thermal media, to add a finished product and a foreign-status component to the scope of authority

- approved an expansion of production authority at the Panasonic Solar North America facility within FTZ 23 in Buffalo, N.Y., where PSNA already had authority to produce crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells and solar panels/modules, to add a foreign-status material or component to the scope of authority

- approved the expansion of FTZ 116 to include the entire Port of Port Arthur (Texas) facilities

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