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169 / Friday, August 31, 2007 / Notices

satisfied because the applicant did not wire, trade advertising material, control Dated: August 23, 2007.
provide information requested by the valve pressure sensors, and automotive Andrew McGilvray,
Board; fans and blowers (duty rates range: Executive Secretary.
Now, therefore, the Board hereby does duty–free to 6.2%). [FR Doc. E7–17333 Filed 8–30–07; 8:45 am]
not approve the application for subzone
SPAL could also conduct certain BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S
status at the office and consumer
electronics/home products/solar panels kitting operations under FTZ
warehousing and distribution facility of procedures in the future (e.g., combine
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Sharp Electronics Corporation, located foreign–origin fans and blowers with a
in Huntington Beach, California. domestic harness and combine foreign Foreign–Trade Zones Board
Signed at Washington, DC, this 23rd circuit connectors with a domestic
Docket 41–2007
day of August 2007. harness). Kitting would be limited to
foreign components included in the list Foreign–Trade Zone 161 - Wichita,
David M. Spooner,
of finished vehicle parts in the Kansas, Expansion of Subzone and
Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import preceding paragraph.
Administration, Alternate Chairman Foreign– Scope of Manufacturing Authority,
Trade Zones Board. FTZ procedures would exempt SPAL Subzone 161A, Hospira, Inc.
Attest: from Customs duty payments on foreign (Pharmaceutical Products),
products that are re–exported. Some ten McPherson, Kansas
Andrew McGilvray,
percent of the plant’s shipments are An application has been submitted to
Executive Secretary.
exported. On domestic sales, the the Foreign–Trade Zones (FTZ) Board
[FR Doc. E7–17328 Filed 8–30–07; 8:45 am] company would be able to defer (the Board) by the Board of County
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payments until merchandise is shipped Commissioners of Sedgwick, Kansas,
from the facility and entered for U.S. grantee of FTZ 161, requesting to
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE consumption. For its processing expand the subzone and scope of
activity, SPAL would be able to elect the manufacturing authority under zone
Foreign–Trade Zones Board duty rate that applies to finished procedures for Subzone 161A, at the
products for the foreign–sourced inputs Hospira, Inc. (Hospira) facility in
Docket 42–2007 McPherson, Kansas. It was formally
noted above. SPAL also plans to realize
Foreign–Trade Zone 107 - Des Moines, logistical benefits through the use of filed on August 23, 2007.
weekly entry procedures. The Subzone 161A was approved by the
Iowa, Application for Subzone Status,
application indicates that all of the Board in 1994 at Hospira’s plant (2
SPAL USA, Inc., (Vehicle Parts
above–cited savings from FTZ buildings totaling 265,000 square feet,
Distribution and Processing), Ankeny,
procedures would help improve the 72% of which is devoted to
Iowa
manufacturing, on 160 acres) located at
facility’s international competitiveness.
An application has been submitted to 1776 North Centennial Drive, in
the Foreign–Trade Zones Board (the In accordance with the Board’s McPherson, Kansas. The facility (775
Board) by the Iowa Foreign–Trade Zone regulations, a member of the FTZ Staff employees) is used to produce and/or
Corporation, grantee of FTZ 107, has been designated examiner to distribute a wide range of
requesting special–purpose subzone investigate the application and report to pharmaceuticals (Board Order 699, 59
status for the vehicle parts distribution the Board. FR 38431, 7/20/94).
and processing (kitting) facility of SPAL Public comment on the application is Hospira is now requesting authority to
USA, Inc. (SPAL), located in Ankeny, invited from interested parties. expand the subzone to include an
Iowa. The application was submitted Submissions (original and 3 copies) additional 301,310 square feet at the
pursuant to the provisions of the FTZ main building, located at 1776 North
shall be addressed to the Board’s
Act, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), Centennial Drive in McPherson, Kansas,
Executive Secretary at the address
and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR for the distribution and manufacture of
below. The closing period for their pharmaceutical products. The applicant
Part 400). It was formally filed on
receipt is October 30, 2007. Rebuttal is also requesting authority to add
August 23, 2007.
The SPAL facility (28 employees, 5.5 comments in response to material rubber stoppers (HTSUS 4016.99.1500)
acres) is located at 1731 SE Oralabor submitted during the foregoing period to its scope of manufacturing authority.
Road (1 building, 5.5 acres, 36,000 sq. may be submitted during the subsequent Hospira’s scope also includes a broad
ft.) in Ankeny, Iowa. The facility is used 15-day period to November 14, 2007. range of inputs and pharmaceutical final
for the warehousing, distribution, repair A copy of the application and products that it may produce under FTZ
and possible processing (i.e., kitting) of accompanying exhibits will be available procedures in the future. (New major
foreign–origin and domestic vehicle for public inspection at each of the activity in these inputs/products would
parts and equipment for the U.S. market following locations: U.S. Department of require review by the FTZ Board.) The
and export. FTZ procedures would be Commerce Export Assistance Center, duty rates for these inputs and final
utilized to support SPAL’s Iowa–based 210 Walnut Street, Suite 749, Des products range from duty–free to 17.6
distribution activity that competes with Moines, Iowa 50309; and, the Office of percent.
facilities located abroad. the Executive Secretary, Foreign–Trade Zone procedures would exempt
Finished vehicle parts to be admitted Hospira from Customs duty payments
Zones Board, U.S. Department of
to the proposed subzone for distribution on foreign materials used in production
Commerce, Room 2111, 1401
and processing would include circuit for export (some 10–15% of shipments).
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connectors, motorized linear actuators, Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, On domestic shipments, the company
motor assemblies, door cutters, power DC 20230. would be able to defer Customs duty
door lock kits/window kits, radio For further information, contact payments on foreign materials, and to
remote control apparatus, switches/ Kathleen Boyce at (202) 482–1346 or choose the duty rate that applies to the
switch kits and accessories, screws, KathleenlBoyce@ita.doc.gov. finished products (duty–free to 5%)

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instead of the rates otherwise applicable entry (FTZ Docket 2–2007, filed 1/22/ zone to the FTZ Corp of Southern
to the foreign input materials (duty–free 2007); Pennsylvania, a non–profit
to 17.6%). McPherson also expects to Whereas, notice inviting public organization, which has accepted
realize additional savings through the comment was given in the Federal such reissuance subject to approval
use of weekly entry procedures. The Register (72 FR 6200, 2/9/2007) and the by the FTZ Board. Upon review, the
application indicates that the savings application has been processed Board finds that the requirements of
from zone procedures would help pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s the FTZ Act and the Board’s
improve the plant’s international regulations; and, regulations are satisfied, and that
competitiveness. Whereas, the Board adopts the the proposal is in the public
In accordance with the Board’s findings and recommendations of the interest.
regulations, a member of the FTZ staff examiner’s report, and finds that the
has been designated examiner to requirements of the FTZ Act and the Therefore, the Board approves the
investigate the application and report to Board’s regulations are satisfied, and application and recognizes the FTZ
the Board. that the proposal is in the public Corp of Southern Pennsylvania as
Public comment is invited from interest; the new grantee of Foreign Trade
interested parties. Submissions (original Now, therefore, the Board hereby Zone 147, subject to the FTZ Act
and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the orders: and the Board’s regulations,
Board’s Executive Secretary at the The application to reorganize FTZ 181 including Section 400.28.
address below. The closing period for - Site 2 is approved, subject to the Act Signed at Washington, DC, this 23rd
their receipt is October 30, 2007. and the Board’s regulations, including day of August 2007.
Rebuttal comments in response to Section 400.28, and further subject to
material submitted during the foregoing David M. Spooner,
the Board’s standard 2,000-acre
period may be submitted during the activation limit for the overall general– Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import
subsequent 15-day period (to November Administration, Alternate Chairman Foreign–
purpose zone project, and a sunset Trade Zones Board.
14, 2007.) provision that would terminate
A copy of the application and Attest:
authority on December 31, 2012 for any
accompanying exhibits will be available of the additional parcels at Site 2, where Andrew McGilvray,
for public inspection at each of the no activity has occurred under FTZ Executive Secretary.
following locations: U.S. Department of procedures before that date. [FR Doc. E7–17347 Filed 8–30–07; 8:45 am]
Commerce Export Assistance Center, Signed at Washington, DC, this 23rd day of
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150 N. Main Street, Suite 200, Wichita, August 2007.
Kansas 67202–1305 and the Office of
David M Spooner,
the Executive Secretary, Foreign–Trade DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Zones Board, Room 2111, U.S. Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import
Administration, Alternate Chairman,
Department of Commerce, 1401 Foreign–Trade Zones Board. Bureau of Industry and Security
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington,
Attest:
DC 20230. Transportation and Related Equipment
For further information, contact Andrew McGilvray, Technical Advisory Committee; Notice
Kathleen Boyce at 202–482–1346 or Executive Secretary. of Partially Closed Meeting
KathleenlBoyce@ita.doc.gov. [FR Doc. E7–17364 Filed 8–30–07; 8:45 am]
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The Transportation and Related
Dated: August 23, 2007.
Equipment Technical Advisory
Andrew McGilvray, Committee will meet on September 12,
Executive Secretary. 2007, 9 a.m., in the Herbert C. Hoover
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
[FR Doc. E7–17331 Filed 8–30;–07; 8:45 am] Building, Room 3884, 14th Street
BILLING CODE 3510–DS–S Foreign–Trade Zones Board between Constitution & Pennsylvania
[Order No. 1520]
Avenues, NW., Washington, DC. The
Committee advises the Office of the
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Assistant Secretary for Export
Designation Of New Grantee For
Foreign–Trade Zone 147, Reading, Administration with respect to technical
Foreign–Trade Zones Board
Pennsylvania Area Resolution And questions that affect the level of export
Order No. 1522 Order controls applicable to transportation
and related equipment or technology.
Reorganization of Foreign–Trade Zone Pursuant to its authority under the
181–Site 2, Trumbull and Mahoning Foreign–Trade Zones Act of June 18, Public Session
Counties, Ohio 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), 1. Welcome and Introductions.
and the Foreign–Trade Zones Board 2. Working Group Reports.
Pursuant to its authority under the
Foreign–Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as
Regulations (15 CFR Part 400), the 3. Presentations by the Public.
amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the Foreign– Foreign–Trade Zones Board (the Board)
adopts the following Order: Closed Session
Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the
following Order: The Foreign–Trade Zones (FTZ) 4. Discussion of matters determined to
Whereas, the Northeast Ohio Trade & Board (the Board) has considered be exempt from the provisions relating
Economic Consortium, grantee of the application (filed 12/15/2006) to public meetings found in 5 U.S.C.
Foreign–Trade Zone No. 181, submitted submitted by the Foreign Trade app. 2 §§ 10(a)(1) and 10(a)(3).
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an application to the Board for authority Zone Corporation of Southeastern The open session will be accessible
to reorganize FTZ 181–Site 2, in Pennsylvania, grantee of FTZ 147, via teleconference to 20 participants on
Trumbull and Mahoning Counties, Reading, Berks County, a first come, first serve basis. To join the
Ohio, within the Cleveland Customs Pennsylvania, requesting reissuance conference, submit inquiries to Ms.
and Border Protection (CBP) port of of the grant of authority for said Yvette Springer at

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