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FTZ Board Rules on Production Requests, Expands Kansas City Zone

Wednesday, October 31, 2018
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has recently taken the following actions.

- rejected a request for production authority at the Kravet Inc. facility within subzone 38G in Anderson, S.C., which involved the cutting and tagging of textiles, paper wall coverings, and decorative trimmings to be used as commercial samples

- rejected a request to modify production authority at the PBR Inc. d/b/a SKAPS Industries facility in Athens, Ga., which would have extended indefinitely authority to produce non-woven geotextile fabric using polypropylene staple fiber provided all foreign-status PSF is admitted under privileged foreign status

- authorized the addition of two finished products and two foreign-status materials or components to the scope of production authority at the AGRU America Charleston LLC facility within FTZ 21 in North Charleston, S.C.

- approved unrestricted authority for Flemish Master Weavers to produce machine-made woven area rugs from foreign-status continuous filament polypropylene yarn at the FMW facility within FTZ 186 in Sanford, Maine, subject to a restriction that the annual volume of such yarn that may be admitted under non-privileged foreign status is three million kilograms

- approved the addition of finished products and foreign-status materials and components to the scope of production authority at the ModusLink Corporation facility within FTZ 244 in Riverside, Calif.

- expanded FTZ 15 under the alternative site framework by adding and removing acreage at site 3 at the Kansas City International Airport

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