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FTZ Board Considers Production, Zone Expansion Requests

Wednesday, April 18, 2018
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has received from GE Renewables North America LLC a notification of proposed production activity for its facility within FTZ 249 in Pensacola, Fla. GE Renewables already has authority to produce wind turbines, related hubs and nacelles, and drivetrains within subzone 249A and the current request would add foreign-status materials and components to the scope of authority. Comments are due by May 29.

The FTZ Board has received from the Town of Limon, Colo., grantee of FTZ 293, a notification of proposed production activity at the Laser Galicia America LLC facility in Aurora, Colo., which is used for the bending and assembly of trafo wall. Comments are due by May 29.

The FTZ Board has received from the Greater Mississippi Foreign-Trade Zone Inc., grantee of FTZ 158, a request for authority to reorganize the zone under the alternative site framework, with a proposed service area of Claiborne, Hinds, Madison, Marshall, Pontotoc, Rankin, Tate, Warren, and Washington counties and portions of Lee and Tishomingo counties, Miss. The proposed service area is within and adjacent to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry in Vicksburg and Greenville, Miss.; Memphis, Tenn.; and Huntsville, Ala. Comments are due by June 18.

The FTZ Board has received from the Louisville & Jefferson County Riverport Authority, grantee of FTZ 29, a request for authority to reorganize this zone under the alternative site framework, with a proposed service area of Anderson, Boyle, Breckinridge, Bullitt, Butler, Carroll, Crittenden, Daviess, Fayette, Franklin, Gallatin, Hancock, Henderson, Henry, Hopkins, Jefferson, Jessamine, Larue, Marion, McLean, Meade, Mercer, Muhlenberg, Nelson, Ohio, Oldham, Owen, Scott, Shelby, Spencer, Trimble, Union, Washington, Webster, and Woodford counties in Kentucky, within and adjacent to the CBP ports of entry in Louisville, Ky., and Evansville, Ind. Comments are due by June 18.

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