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Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for NAFTA Transitional Adjustment Assistance

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Petitions for transitional adjustment assistance under the North American Free Trade Agreement-Transitional Adjustment Assistance Implementation Act (Pub. L. 103-182), hereinafter called (NAFTA-TAA), have been filed with State Governors under section 250(b)(1) of Subchapter D, Chapter 2, Title II, of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, are identified in the Appendix to this Notice. Upon notice from a Governor that a NAFTA-TAA petition has been received, the Director of the Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance (DTAA), Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Department of Labor (DOL), announces the filing of the petition and takes action pursuant to paragraphs (c) and (e) of section 250 of the Trade Act.

The purposes of the Governor's actions and the Labor Department's investigations are to determine whether the workers separated from employment on or after December 8, 1993 (date of enactment of Pub. L. 103-182) are eligible to apply for NAFTA-TAA under Subchapter D of the Trade Act because of increased imports from or the shift in production to Mexico or Canada.

The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing with the Director of DTAA at the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) in Washington, D.C. provided such request if filed in writing with the Director of DTAA not later than November 16, 2001.

Also, interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the petitions to the director of DTAA at the address shown below not later than November 16, 2001.

Petitions filed with the Governors are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, DTAA, ETA, DOL, Room C-5311, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210.

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Signed at Washington, DC this 23rd October, 2001.

Edward A. Tomchick,

Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Subject firmLocationDate received at Governor's OfficePetition No.Articles produced
Joplin Mfg.—Orica USA (Co.)Joplin, MO09/26/2001NAFTA-5,380Packaged explosives products.
Juki Union Special (Co.)Santa Fe Spring, CA09/28/2001NAFTA-5,381Industrial sewing machines.
Wilson Sporting Goods (Wkrs)Fountain Inn, SC10/01/2001NAFTA-5,382Sporting goods.
Hamrick's (Co.)St. Matthews, SC10/01/2001NAFTA-5,383Ladies apparel.
Sara Lee Hosiery—Hanes Hosiery (Wkrs)Yadkinville, NC10/01/2001NAFTA-5,384Pantyhose.
Lexington Fabrics (Co.)Geraldine, AL09/06/2001NAFTA-5,385T-shirts.
GFC Foam—PMC, Inc. (USWA)West Hazleton, PA10/02/2001NAFTA-5,386Flexible polyurethane foam.
Classic Knitting Mills (Co.)Greensboro, NC09/21/2001NAFTA-5,387Fabric for golf shirts.
Mexican Industry (UAW)Detroit, MI10/04/2001NAFTA-5,388DC motors.
Stephens Pipe (Co.)Russell Springs, KY10/03/2001NAFTA-5,389Mechanical square tubing.
GE Capital/Card Services (Wkrs)Bloomington, MN10/03/2001NAFTA-5,390Card services.
J and L Structural (USWA)Ambridge, PA10/04/2001NAFTA-5,391Crossmember beams.
International Wire Group (Co.)Pine Bluff, AR10/04/2001NAFTA-5,392Bare copper wire.
Liebert Corporation (Wkrs)Irvine, CA10/03/2001NAFTA-5,393Subassemblies for power supplies.
Bond Technologies (Wkrs)Huntington Beach, CA10/03/2001NAFTA-5,394Molded cables, harnesses & sheet metal.
Eudora Garment (Wkrs)Gudora, AR10/04/2001NAFTA-5,395Work pants, dresses, coveralls.
Intermetro Industries (Wkrs)Wilkes Barre, PA10/03/2001NAFTA-5,396Shelving and transport products.
Connolly North America (Wkrs)El Paso, TX10/05/2001NAFTA-5,397Leather parts.
IFF, Inc. (Wkrs)Salem, OR10/04/2001NAFTA-5,398Concentrated fruit juice.
Shirts Plus II (Wkrs)Loretto, TN10/05/2001NAFTA-5,399Blank t-shirts.
Incoe Corporation (Wkrs)Frankfort, MI10/09/2001NAFTA-5,400Plastic injection molds.
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SBF, Inc.—Formfit Apparel (Co.)Lafayette, TN10/09/2001NAFTA-5,401Intimate apparel.
3M Solutions (Wkrs)Gretha, VA10/04/2001NAFTA-5,402Metal chassis.
Garan Manufacturing (Wkrs)Adamsville, TX10/09/2001NAFTA-5,403Knit shirts.
Glad Rags (Wkrs)Roanoke, VA09/04/2001NAFTA-5,404Women apparel.
W.G. Benjey (Wkrs)Alpena, MI10/12/2001NAFTA-5,405Screws.
H.R. Jones Veneer (Co.)Grand Ronde, OR10/02/2001NAFTA-5,406Veneer.
VF Imagewear (West)Wilington, NC10/10/2001NAFTA-5,407Men and boys clothing.
VF Imagewear (West) (Co.)Wartburg, TN10/09/2001NAFTA-5,408Work shirts.
Jen Sportwear (Wkrs)San Fernando, CA10/02/2001NAFTA-5,409T-shirts and shorts etc.
Cosco (Wkrs)Ft. Smith, AR10/12/2001NAFTA-5,410Wooden baby cribs.
Schmalbach Lubeca—Plastic Containers (Wkrs)Erie, PA10/12/2001NAFTA-5,411Steel mold components.
Laser Tool (Co.)Saegertown, PA10/12/2001NAFTA-5,412Plastic injection molds.
Cascades Tissue Group (Co.)Pittston Township, PA10/11/2001NAFTA-55,413Paper products.
Bobs Candies (Co.)Albany, GA10/11/2001NAFTA-5,414Hard candy.
Santee Company (The) (Wkrs)Eden, NC10/11/2001NAFTA-5,415Knit, dye finish fabric.
Gilbert Paper—Mead Corp. (PACE)Menasha, WI10/11/2001NAFTA-5,416Paper.
FCI USA (Co.)Fremont, CA10/11/2001NAFTA-5,417Electronic connectors.
CTI Audio (Co.)Conneaut, OH10/11/2001NAFTA-5,418Accessories for mobile communications.
Thermatex Corporation (PACE)Newton Falls, OH10/05/2001NAFTA-5,419Ceramic fiber.
Communications and Power Industries (Co.)Palo Alto, CA10/11/2001NAFTA-5,420Amplifers.
Stitches, Inc. (Co.)El Paso, TX10/11/2001NAFTA-5,421Industrial apparel.
TNS Mills (Co.)Spartanburg, SC10/11/2001NAFTA-5,422Woven fabric.
Wabash National (Wkrs)Huntsville, TN10/09/2001NAFTA-5,423Steel.
Paulsen Wire Rope (Co.)Sunbury, PA10/10/2001NAFTA-5,424Wire Rope.
Solectron Corp. (Wkrs)Research Triangle Park, NC10/15/2001NAFTA-5,425Electronic devices.
Eastwood Industrial (Wkrs)Albermarle, NC10/12/2001NAFTA-5,426Ladies shirts.
Richmond Technology & Illinois Tools (Wkrs)Redlands, CA10/12/2001NAFTA-5,427Flexible packaging for electronics.
Controls, Inc. (Co.)Logansport, IN10/12/2001NAFTA-5,428Printed circuit boards.
Harsco Corporation (Wkrs)Lansing, OH10/15/2001NAFTA-5,429Steel pipe couplings.
Tect, Inc. (Co.)Topton, PA10/15/2001NAFTA-5,430Sewing t-shirts.
Tect, Inc.Allentown, PA10/15/2001NAFTA-5,431Cutting t-shirts.
Tect, Inc. (Co.)Allentown, PA10/15/2001NAFTA-5,432Knitting cotton fabric.
Tect, Inc, (Co.)Temple, PA10/15/2001NAFTA-5,433Sewing t-shirts.
Tect, Inc. (Co.)Allentown, PA10/15/2001NAFTA-5,434Sew, embroider, screen, package t-shirts.
Case New Hollard (UAW)Burlington, IA10/15/2001NAFTA-5,435Cylinder operation machining.
Purethane (Co.)West Branch, IA10/15/2001NAFTA-5,436Automotive armrests.
ADC (Wkrs)Minneapolis, MN10/16/2001NAFTA-5,437Tele-communication equipment.
United for Excellence (UFE) (Wkrs)River Falls, WI10/17/2001NAFTA-5,438Electronics.
Midwest Garment (Co.)Chesterfield, MO10/17/2001NAFTA-5,439Adult bibs, blankets, hospital gowns.
Monro and Co.—Clarendon Footwear (Co.)Clarendon, AR10/15/2001NAFTA-5,440Men's casual & safety toe footwear.
Monro and Co.—Dewitt Footwear (Co.)Dewitt, AR10/15/2001NAFTA-5,441Men's casual & safety toe footwear.
Weiser Lock (Co.)Tucson, AZ10/17/2001NAFTA-5,442Door hardware and security.
Barranco Apparel Group Ruth of Carolina (Wkrs)Hendersonville, NC10/17/2001NAFTA-5,443Children's dresses.
American Furniture (Wkrs)Cincinnati, OH10/17/2001NAFTA-5,444Hotel and motel furniture.
Graphic Packaging (AWPPW)Portland, OR10/16/2001NAFTA-5,445Cartons for frozen berries.
Wheeling Corragating (Wkrs)Klamath Falls, OR10/12/2001NAFTA-5,446Metal roofing and siding.
VF Imagewear (West) (Co.)Mathiston, MS10/17/2001NAFTA-5,447Work shirts.
Kings Mountain Hosiery Mill (Co.)Kings Mountain, NC10/19/2001NAFTA-5,448Casual & dress socks.
Ruppe Hosiery (Co.)Kings Mountain, NC10/19/2001NAFTA-5,449Casual & dress socks.
Pictsweet Mushroom Farm (Wkrs)Salem, OR09/21/2001NAFTA-5,450Mushrooms.
Mauney Hosiery Mills (Co.)Kings Mountain, NC10/22/2001NAFTA-5,451Socks.
Quality Mold (Wkrs)Erie, PA10/22/2001NAFTA-5,452Molds.
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[FR Doc. 01-27798 Filed 11-5-01; 8:45 am]