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FTZ Board Actions on Production Authority, Expanded Zones

Monday, June 26, 2017
Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report

Yarn. The Foreign-Trade Zones Board has received from the Charlotte Regional Partnership Inc., grantee of FTZ 57, a request for export-only production authority at the Gildan Yarns LLC facility in Salisbury, N.C., which is used to produce spun cotton and cotton/polyester yarns for export. Comments on this request are due no later than Aug. 22.

Printer Components. The FTZ Board has received from the Charlotte Regional Partnership Inc., grantee of FTZ 57, a notification of proposed production activity at the DNP Imagingcomm America Corporation facility within subzone 57C in Concord, N.C. DNP already has authority to slit foreign jumbo rolls of thermal transfer ribbons, dye sublimation transfer ribbon, and assemble STR photo printer components (including photo printer packages— printer cartridges and paper) within this facility, and DNP’s new activity would add foreign-status coatings and lamination to semi-completed coated paper to the scope of authority. Comments on this notification are due no later than Aug. 2.

Expanded Subzone. The FTZ has received from the Sacramento-Yolo Port District, grantee of FTZ 143, a request for expanded subzone status for the Mitsubishi Chemical Carbon Fiber and Composites Inc. facilities in Sacramento, Calif. Comments on this request are due no later than Aug. 2.

Zone Reorganization. The FTZ Board has approved the reorganization and expansion of FTZ 229 under the alternative site framework to cover a service area of Boone, Cabell, Calhoun, Clay, Fayette, Jackson, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Putnam, Raleigh, Roane, Wayne, Wirt, Wood and Wyoming counties in West Virginia, within and adjacent to the Charleston, W.Va., U.S. Customs and Border Protection port of entry.

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