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Friday, September 27, 2019
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The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has recently announced the following actions.

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- received a request from the Greater Mississippi Foreign-Trade Zone Inc., grantee of FTZ 158, for subzone status for the facilities of United Furniture Industries Inc. in Nettleton and Amory, Miss. (comments due by Nov. 6)

- received a request from the Department of Economic Development and Commerce, grantee of FTZ 61, for subzone status for the Pueblo Inc. facility in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico (comments due by Nov. 4)

- received a request from the Louisville & Jefferson County Riverport Authority, grantee of FTZ 29, for expansion of subzone 29F on behalf of Hitachi Automotive Systems America Inc. in Harrodsburg, Kentucky (comments due by Nov. 4)

- received a request from the Northern Mississippi FTZ Inc. to reorganize FTZ 262 under the alternative site framework to cover a service area of DeSoto County in Mississippi, within and adjacent to the Memphis U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry (comments due by Nov. 25)

- received a notice of proposed production activity at the DENSO Manufacturing Michigan Inc. facility within FTZ 143 in Battle Creek, Michigan, which is used for production of automotive HVAC and engine cooling components and systems (comments due by Nov. 4)

- authorized production activity at the MVP International Group Inc. facilities within FTZ 230 in Elkin and Boonville, N.C., which are used for the production of candles, reed diffusers, and wax melts

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