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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 (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 purpose 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 P.L. 103-182) are eligible to apply for NAFTA-TAA under Subchapter D of the Trade Act because Start Printed Page 16448of 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, DC provided such request if filed in writing with the Director of DTAA not later than April 15, 2002.

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 April 15, 2002.

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 29 day of March 2002.

Edward A. Tomchick,

Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Subject firmLocationDate received at Governor's officePetition No.Articles produced
J. Allen Steel (USWA)Pittsburgh, PA02/22/2002NAFTA-5,870steel beams.
OSRAM Sylvania (Wkrs)Winchester, KY02/15/2002NAFTA-5,871Halogen quartz capsules.
Trinity Rail Group (Wkrs)Clinton, IL02/22/2002NAFTA-5,872railcards.
Precision Kidd Steel (Co.)Aliquippa, PA02/22/2002NAFTA-5,873cold finished steel bar and wire.
Bestform (Wkrs)Windber, PA02/19/2002NAFTA-5,874intimate apparel.
C.G. Bretting (IAMAW)Ashlord, WI02/19/2002NAFTA-5,875machinery.
Lamb Technicon (UAW)Warren, MI02/19/2002NAFTA-5,876custom machine tools.
NIBCO, Inc. (Co.)S. Glen Falls, NY12/19/2001NAFTA-5,877brass plumbing fittings.
Fab Mac, LLC (Co.)Drain, OR02/18/2002NAFTA-5,878golf components.
Conagra Grocery Products (UFCW)Milton, PA02/20/2002NAFTA-5,879can foods.
Victaulic Co. of America (USWA)Easton, PA02/20/2002NAFTA-5,880coupling and pipe fittings.
Marathon Electric (IBEW)Wausau, WI02/19/2002NAFTA-5,881electric motors generators.
Marathon Elc—Regal Behiot (Wkrs)West Plains, MO02/15/2002NAFTA-5,882electric motors.
Midwest International (Wkrs)Stanberry, MO02/20/2002NAFTA-5,883flex plate assembly.
Boeing Corporation (UAW)Long Beach, CA02/05/2002NAFTA-5,884military transport air craft components.
Price Pfister (Wkrs)Pacomia, CA02/06/2002NAFTA-5,885faucets and hardware.
Trinity Industries (Wkrs)Springfield, MO02/15/2002NAFTA-5,886railroad cars.
Vertiflex Product (Co.)Irwindale, CA02/15/2002NAFTA-5,887computer furniture.
Pillowtex (Co.)Tarboro, NC02/15/2002NAFTA-5,888yarn.
Trailmobile, LLC (PACE)Charlestown, IL02/20/2002NAFTA-5,889semi trailers.
Kraft Foods (Co.)Holland, MI02/13/2002NAFTA-5,890lifesavers hard candy and mints.
Fort Dearborn (Wkrs)Coldwater, MI02/14/2002NAFTA-5,891paper labels.
Garvin Industrial (Wkrs)Grand Haven, MI02/22/2002NAFTA-5,892metal stampings.
Metso Minerals (PACE)Clintonville, WI02/21/2002NAFTA-5,893bulk materials conveyers.
Puget Sound Energy (Wkrs)Bellevue, WA02/22/2002NAFTA-5,894energy system infrastructures.
Jabil Circuit (Wkrs)Meridian, ID02/01/2002NAFTA-5,895circuit boards.
Brach's Confections (Co.)Chicago, IL02/25/2002NAFTA-5,896candy.
ITW Jemco (Wkrs)Minooka, IL02/13/2002NAFTA-5, 897lamps and switches.
R.C.M. Mfg. (UNITE)Fall River, MA02/22/2002NAFTA-5, 898women's and children's coats.
Renfro Corporation (Wkrs)Star, NC02/25/2002NAFTA-5, 899children's socks.
Johnston and Murphy (Co.)Nashville, TN02/25/2002NAFTA-5, 900welted men's shoes.
Dawson Furniture (Co.)SWebb City, MO02/25/2002NAFTA-5, 901solid wood household furniture.
ASSA Ablow Door Group LLC (Wkrs)Harlingen, TX01/17/2002NAFTA-5, 902industrial metal doors and frames.
Bacou Dalloz (Co.)Reading, PA02/22/2002NAFTA-5, 903protective respiratory equipment.
Bacou Dalloz (Co.)Snow Hill, NC02/20/2002NAFTA-5, 904non-respiratory protective equipment.
Laclede Steel (USWA)Fairless Mills, PA02/20/2002NAFTA-5, 905pipe products.
Laclede Steel (USWA)Alton, IL02/14/2002NAFTA-5, 906pipe products.
Lee Fashion Fabrics (Co.)Gloversville, NY07/24/2001NAFTA-5, 907Apparel Fabric.
Lee Dyeing Co. of North America (Co.)Gloversville, NY07/24/2001NAFTA-5, 907Apparel Fabrics.
TRW, Inc. (Co.)Cookville, TN02/25/2002NAFTA-5, 908head curtain bags.
Volk Packaging (Co.)Biddeford, ME02/28/2002NAFTA-5, 909corrugated box.
Liebert (Co.)Delaware, OH03/01/2002NAFTA-5, 910exchange cabinet.
Modine Manufacturing (Co.)LaPorte, IN02/28/2002NAFTA-5, 911radiators.
Timesavers (IBT)Minnesota, MN07/28/2002NAFTA-5, 912large speedbelt sanders.
JDS Uniphase (Wkrs)Bloomfield, CT02/21/2002NAFTA-5, 913switch products.
Cedar Hill (Co.)Ansonville, NC02/28/2002NAFTA-5, 914t-shirts, sweatshirts, knit tops.
Greenbrier Company (The)—Gunderson (Wkrs)Portland, OR02/26/2002NAFTA-5, 915welding and painters.
Seigel Robert of Arkansas (Wkrs)Wilson, AR02/28/2002NAFTA-5, 916plastic automotive parts.
Kraft Foods (Co.)Minneapolis, MN02/26/2002NAFTA-5, 917gelatins.
Britax Heath Tecna (Wkrs)Bellingham, WA02/19/2002NAFTA-5, 918aircraft interiors.
Sonoco Products (Co.)Lincolnton, NC02/26/2002NAFTA-5, 919fabric and carpet yarn.
Spectra Products (Co.)Grand Haven, MI02/26/2002NAFTA-5, 920fabricated wood and metal parts.
Devant, LTD (Co.)Monroe, NC02/25/2002NAFTA-5, 921terrycloth towels.
Gates Rubber Company (USWA)Galesburg, IL02/27/2002NAFTA-5,922hydraulic and industrial hose.
David White (Wkrs)Berlin, WI02/21/2002NAFTA-5,923tripod rod.
Takata Restraint Systems (Co.)Cheraw, SC02/27/2002NAFTA-5,924air bag restraint systems.
Master Lock (UAW)Milwaukee, WI01/05/2002NAFTA-5,925laminated locks and combination locks.
Jordan Lumber and Supply (Co.)Mt. Gilead, NC02/25/2002NAFTA-5,926lumber.
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Doerun Sportswear (Co.)Doerun, GA02/26/2002NAFTA-5,927apparel.
Perkinelmer Life Sciences (Co.)Beltsville, MD01/22/2002NAFTA-5,928cloned receptors.
Oxford Automotive (Co.)Oscoda, MI01/02/2002NAFTA-5,929automotive metal stampings.
Siemens VDO Automotive Co.Winchester, VA03/05/2002NAFTA-5,930fuel systems.
Hewmet Castings (Wkrs)Wichita Falls, TX03/08/2002NAFTA-5,931turbo components.
ADC Telecommunications (Wkrs)LeSueur, MN03/07/2002NAFTA-5,932telecommunication.
Condial Corporation (Wkrs)Charlottesville, VA03/07/2002NAFTA-5,933telephones and phone systems.
Sheldahl (Wkrs)Horthfield, MN02/27/2002NAFTA-5,934flexible circuitry.
Metso Minerals Industries (GMP)Birmingham, AL03/06/2002NAFTA-5,935pump parts & casting for Crushing equip.
Metso Minerals Industrials (IAM)Appleton, WI03/06/2002NAFTA-5,936stone crushing & screening equipment.
Denso Sales California (Co.)Long Beach, CA03/05/2002NAFTA-5,937automotive tuba, hoses & air conditioning.
York International (Co.)Blyria, OH03/06/2002NAFTA-5,938heating and air conditioning products.
Tractech, Inc. (Wkrs)Warren, MI03/04/2002NAFTA-5,939differentials.
Vision Metals (USWA)Lynn, MI03/06/2002NAFTA-5,940steel tubing.
Basf (Wkrs)Wyandotte, MI03/06/2002NAFTA-5,941vitamins.
BBI Enterprises (UAW)Alpena, MI03/06/2002NAFTA-5,942thermal molded insulator products.
Steltze Aspen Mills (Wkrs)Colombia, MT03/06/2002NAFTA-5,943landscape timbers.
Invensys Climate Controls (Co.)Brownsville, TX03/05/2002NAFTA-5,944plastic moldings parts.
Dunham Bush (Co.)Harrison, VA01/30/2002NAFTA-5,945heating units.
Modern Tool and Die (Wkrs)Indianola, MS02/28/2002NAFTA-5,946press and tubing fabrication.
Limited Edition Shirt (Co.)Ranshaw, PA03/08/2002NAFTA-5,947uniforms and security shirts.
Textile Parts and Machine (Wkrs)Gastonia, NC03/04/2002NAFTA-5,948machine parts.
Schaeff (Wkrs)Sioux City, IA03/04/2002NAFTA-5,949electric stand up forklifts.
Beacon Blankets (Wkrs)Swannanoa, NC03/05/2002NAFTA-5,950acrylic, cotton woven blankets.
Solid Wood (Co.)Olympia, WA03/05/2002NAFTA-5,951Softwood and hardwood green veneer.
Abitibi Consolidated (PACE)Lufkin, TX03/11/2002NAFTA-5,952paper products.
Honeywell (Wkrs)Elyria, OH03/13/2002NAFTA-5,953truck brake system.
F.L. & J.C. Codman Co. ( )Rockland, MA03/13/2002NAFTA-5,954special machinery used for automotive.
Swanson-Erie Corporation ( )Erie, PA03/14/2002NAFTA-5,955automatic assembly equipment.
Process Mfg., Inc. (wkr)Richmond, KY03/14/2002NAFTA-5,956automotive metal stamping dies.
Alliant Techsystems Inc. ( )Radford, VA03/13/2002NAFTA-5,957M-14 propellant.
Wellman Thermal Systems, Inc. (Compa)Shelbyville, IN03/14/2002NAFTA-5,958heating elements.
Gem-Dandy Inc (worke)Madison, NC03/15/2002NAFTA-5,959belts, wallets and suspenders.
LUWA Bahnson (wkrs)Charlotte, NC03/15/2002NAFTA-5,960air filtration equipment.
A.O. Smith Corp. (wkrs)McMinnville, TN03/15/2002NAFTA-5,961fractional horsepower design engineering.
Parksley Apparel (wkr)Parksley, VA03/14/2002NAFTA-5,962women's blouses.
Valeo Climate Control (N/A)Grand Prairie, TX03/18/2002NAFTA-5,963automatic air conditioning condensers.
Levolor Kirsch Window Fashions (NA)Shamokin, PA03/14/2002NAFTA-5,964metal mini-blinds and rollershades.
Intertape Polymer (Compa)Marysville, MI03/15/2002NAFTA-5,965automotive masking and stamping tape.
Bristol Tank & Welding Co, Inc. (Compa)Langhorne, PA03/14/2002NAFTA-5,966fuel oil tanks.
Simmons Foods, Inc. (NA)McAlester, OK03/14/2002NAFTA-5,967chicken.
Hutchinson Sealing Systems, Inc. (Compa)Newfields, NH03/06/2002NAFTA-5,968automobile sealing systems.
General Electric (Compa)Somersworth, NH03/14/2002NAFTA-5,969transformers.
Penn-Union Corp ( )Edinboro, PA03/18/2002NAFTA-5,970electrical connector components.
Spring Food Industries (NA)Spindale, NC03/18/2002NAFTA-5,971T shirts.
Diesel Recon (NA)Charleston, SC3/18/2002NAFTA-5,972gas and diesel remanufactured engines.
Xerox Corporation (Compa)El Sequndo, CA3/18/2002NAFTA-5,973printed wiring board.
Quality Component, Inc. (N/A)Klamath Falls, OR3/18/2002NAFTA-5,974metal fabricated connectors.
S.D. Warren Company/Sappi Fine Paper ( )Skowhegan, ME3/18/2002NAFTA-5,975Coated Paper.
Tuscarora Yarns, Inc (Comp)Kinston, NC3/18/2002NAFTA-5,976Yarn.
Progress Lighting (IBEW)Philadelphia, PA3/12/2002NAFTA-5,977Lighting Fixtures.
Fourply, Inc (Comp)Grants Pass, OR3/11/2002NAFTA-5,978Plywood.
Erie Forge and Steel (USWA)Erie, PA3/08/2002NAFTA-5,979Raw Steel, Billets, Ingots.
Jantzen, Inc (Comp)Portland, OR3/11/2002NAFTA-5,980Ladies' Swimwear.
Truman Logging, Inc (Comp)Rexford, MT3/18/2002NAFTA-5,982Logs.
Blough-Wagner Manufacturing (Comp)Middleburg, PA3/13/2002NAFTA-5,982Ladies' Knitwear.
Freightliner (Worke)Cleveland, NC3/18/2002NAFTA-5,983Trucks.
Mansfield Plumbing ProductsKilgore, TX3/12/2002NAFTA-5,984Plumbing Fixtures.
Gulfstream Aerospace Technologies (UAW)Oklahoma City, OK3/18/2002NAFTA-5,985Aircraft.
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Nice Ball Bearings, Inc (USWA)Kulpsville, PA3/13/2002NAFTA-5,986Ball Bearings.
Alco Lebanon Works (wkr)Lebanon, PA3/13/2002NAFTA-5,987light gage steel and foil.
Douglas Furniture of California, LLC (Compa)Rendono, CA3/08/2002NAFTA-5,988furniture.
Specialty UltraVision, Inc. (N/A)Campbell, CA3/04/2002NAFTA-5,989contact lenses.
Optek Technology, Inc. (Compa)Carrollton, TX3/25/2002NAFTA-5,990electronic components.
TNS Mills, Inc. (N/A)Rockingham, NC3/18/2002NAFTA-5,991textile yarn.
Spring Ford Industries (Wkrs)Gatonia, NC3/21/2002NAFTA-5,992beaching fabric.
Spring Food Industries (Wkrs)Rutherfordton, NC3/20/2002NAFTA-5,993knit t-shirts.
Lucent TechnologiesEugene, OR3/21/2002NAFTA-5,994electronic switches.
Emerson Tool (IBU)Manominee, MI03/22/2002NAFT-5,995vacuum cleaners.
Riverside Paper-Kerwin Paper Mill (PACE)Kensington Appleton, WI03/20/2002NAFTA-5,996groundwood construction paper.
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[FR Doc. 02-8266 Filed 4-4-02; 8:45 am]