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FTZ Board Considers Requests for Production Authority, Subzone Expansion

Friday, January 12, 2018
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The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has received from the City of Waterville, Maine, grantee of FTZ 186, a new submission containing additional information pertaining to the request of Flemish Master Weavers for unrestricted authority to produce machine-made woven area rugs from foreign-status continuous filament polypropylene yarn at the FMW facility in Sanford, Maine. The new submission includes additional information concerning the supply of domestically-produced continuous filament polypropylene yarn and additional HTSUS subheadings to describe that yarn. Comments are due no later than Feb. 12.

The FTZ Board has received from the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority, grantee of FTZ 40, a notification of proposed production activity at the Swagelok Company facilities in Solon, Willoughby Hills, Highland Heights, and Strongsville, Ohio, which are used for the production of industrial fittings, finished valves, pressure reducing valves, and regulators. Comments are due no later than Feb. 21.

The FTZ Board has received from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, grantee of FTZ 49, two separate requests to expand subzone 49C for the E.R. Squibb and Sons LLC facility in New Brunswick, N.J. No additional authorization for production activity has been requested at this time. Comments on these requests are due no later than Feb. 21.

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