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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 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 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, DC, provided such request if filed in writing with the Director of DTAA not later than August 16, 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 August 16, 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 25th day of July, 2002.

Edward A. Tomchick,

Director, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance.

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Subject firmLocationDate Received at Governor's officePetition No.Articles produced
Topsoil Electronics (Comp)Wendell, NC05/16/2002NAFTA-6,201Hard File Assemblies.
Pacific Northwest Sugar Co (Comp)Moses Lake, WA05/13/2002NAFTA-6,202Sugar.
Specialty Minerals, Inc (Wrks)Plainwell, MI05/15/2002NAFTA-6,203Precipitated Calcium Carbonate.
Victor Forstmann, Inc. (Wrks)East Dublin, GA05/08/2002NAFTA-6,204Wool Cloth.
ZF Meritor (Wrks)Maxton, NC05/17/2002NAFTA-6,205Heavy Duty Truck Clutches.
IEC Electronics Corp. (Wrks)Newark, NY05/14/2002NAFTA-6,206Scanning & Telecommunication Equipment.
Cains Pickles, Inc. (Co.)South Deerfield, MA05/20/2002NAFTA-6,207Pickles.
Clements Manufacturing, LLC (Comp)Harbor Beach, MI05/16/2002NAFTA-6,208Wire Harnesses.Start Printed Page 50944
Schlumberger Oilfield Sonices (Wrks)Webster, TX05/16/2002NAFTA-6,209Oil.
Smith Aerospace (Comp.)Malvern, PA05/22/2002NAFTA-6,210Display Units & Fuel Systems.
General Electric Transportation (UE)Erie, PA05/23/2002NAFTA-6,211Locomotive Components.
Aaron Automotive (Wrks)Joplin, MO05/22/2002NAFTA-6,212Remanufacture Transmissions.
Diversified Tool Corp. (Comp.)Cambridge Springs, PA05/22/2002NAFTA-6,213
Farley's and Sathers Candy Co. (Wrks)Pittston, PA05/23/2002NAFTA-6,214Hard Candy, Chewy Candy.
J.R. Simplot Co (BCTW)Heyburn, ID05/20/2002NAFTA-6,215Fries, Hashbrowns.
Textron Golf, Turfcare (UAW)Racine, WI04/26/2002NAFTA-6,216Lawnmowers.
Protel, Inc (Wrks)Lakeland, FL12/03/2001NAFTA-6,217Pay phones.
LnSystems Technologies (Wrks)Roanoke, VA05/14/2002NAFTA-6,218Electronic Document Automation.
Pillowtex Corporation (Co.)Phenix City, AL05/24/2002NAFTA-6,219Hand towels and washclothes.
Thermal Engineering International ( )Wauwatosa, WI05/24/2002NAFTA-6,220Heat exchangers and pressure vessels.
Collins and Aikman ( )Marshall, MI05/28/2002NAFTA-6,221Sheet form sound deadener.
Dean Pickle and Specialty Products Co ( )Atkins, AR05/28/2002NAFTA-6,222
Gold Toe Brands, Inc ( )Burlington, NC05/23/2002NAFTA-6,223Socks.
Metokote Corporation ( )Loudon, TN05/07/2002NAFTA-6,224E-coat paint.
Breeze Industrial Products Corporation ( )Saltsburg, PA05/22/2002NAFTA-6,225Hose clamps.
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation ( )Corona, CA05/23/2002NAFTA-6,226Amplifiers.
ADC Telecommunications ( )Shakopee, MN05/30/2002NAFTA-6,227Optical connector.
Decrane Aircraft Seating Co. ( )Peshtigo, WI05/30/2002NAFTA-6,228X-ray and oncology medical equipment.
Insilco Technologies, Inc. (CO)Hiddenite, NC05/30/2002NAFTA-6,229Custom cable assemblies.
Premier Machining Industries, LLC ( )Concord, NC05/31/2002NAFTA-6,230Components for MRI machines.
Thomson Consumer Electronic ( )Socomo, TX05/31/2002NAFTA-6,231Television.
West Penn Hat & Cap Corporation ( )Creighton, PA05/31/2002NAFTA-6,232Caps, visors, and constructed men's hats.
Moltrup Steel Products Company ( )Beaver Falls, PA05/31/2002NAFTA-6,233Cold drawn bar steel products.
Scotty's Fashions of Lehighton, Inc. ( )Lehighton, PA05/31/2002NAFTA-6,234Garments, basketliners and chair covers.
Mechanical Products ( )Jackson, MI05/30/2002NAFTA-6,235Circuit breakers for airospace.
Burlington Industries, Inc. ( )Greensboro, NC05/31/2002NAFTA-6,236Upholstery fab., bedding & windows fash.
Buehler Motor, Inc. (Co.)Kinston, NC05/31/2002NAFTA-6,237Permanent magnet DC motors.
Siemens Energy & Automation Inc. ( )Belle Fontaine, OH05/20/2002NAFTA-6,238Distribution.
Square D Company ( )Oxford, OH05/20/2002NAFTA-6,239Wireway.
Price Pfister ( )Pacoima, CA05/23/2002NAFTA-6,240Fabrication and machine shops.
Henry's Cutting Service ( )Hialeah, FL06/07/2002NAFTA-6,241
Nu-Gro Technologies, Inc. ( )Gloversville, NY06/07/2002NAFTA-6,242Fertilizer.
VMV Enterprises ( )Paducah, KY05/24/2002NAFTA-6,243Rebuilds component parts for locomotives.
Specialty Machine Company, Inc. ( )Gastonia, NC05/22/2002NAFTA-6,244Tool and die parts.Start Printed Page 50945
Oxord Industries, Inc. ( )Walhalla, SC06/03/2002NAFTA-6,245Women's apparel.
JD Holding Company & Subsidiaries, Inc. ( )Springport, MI06/03/2002NAFTA-6,246Automatic brake systems.
DuPont Company ( )Niagara Falls, NY06/03/2002NAFTA-6,247Terathane-polyethylene glycol.
Lear Corporation Marlette ( )Marlette, MI06/03/2002NAFTA-6,248Automative & Truck headliner & sunvisor.
Standex Corp. ( )Palmer, MA06/04/2002NAFTA-6,249Casters, bolts, stems.
Florsheim Distribution Center ( )Jefferson City, MO05/23/2002NAFTA-6,250Footwear.
Kimble Glass ( )Lenoir, NC06/05/2002NAFTA-6,251Deco printers, pipet machines.
Nichirin Coupler ( )El Paso, TX06/05/2002NAFTA-6,252Alum. pipe & flanges.
Calumet Steet CompanyChicago Heights, IL06/06/2002NAFTA-6,253Steel.
Denim Processing, IncOneida, TN06/05/2002NAFTA-6,254Menswear dockers.
Chevron Phillips Chemical ( )Orange, TX06/07/2002NAFTA-6,255High density polyethylene.
Alexander Garments (Wrks)Hialeah, FL05/24/2002NAFTA-6,256Boys' Pants.
Associated Garments, LLP ( )Miami, FL06/04/2002NAFTA-6,257Jeans.
Jones Apparel Group ( )Rural Hall, NC06/05/2002NAFTA-6,258Raw material for clothing.
Stream International ( )Memphis, TN06/06/2002NAFTA-6,259Technical phone support.
GretagMacbeth ( )05/14/2002NAFTA-6,260
Pepperell Paper Company ( )Pepperell, MA05/15/2002NAFTA-6,261Colored kraft paper.
Taconite Engineering & Mfg. Co. ( )Hibbing, MN06/03/2002NAFTA-6,262Roll screen used to size pellets (metal).
Harry J. Price Textiles, Inc. ( )Lowell, NC05/22/2002NAFTA-6,263Textiles.
Washington Garment Company, Inc. ( )Washington, NC06/11/2002NAFTA-6,264Children's dresses.
Ark-Les Corp. (Comp)Raleigh, NC06/12/2002NAFTA-6,265Clutch and flow switches.
Landers Co., Inc. (Comp)Camarillo, CA06/05/2002NAFTA-6,266Mouthwash, gels, creams.
Wesbar Corp. (Comp)Peru, IN06/12/2002NAFTA-6,267Trailer lights and wire harnesses.
Ilsco Corp. (Comp)Glasgow, KY05/21/2002NAFTA-6,268Electrical connectors.
Kraft Foods, Inc. (Comp)Chicago, IL06/12/2002NAFTA-6,269Powered soft drinks, barbeque sauce.
Sovereign Specialty Chemicals (IBT)Ewing, NJ05/21/2002NAFTA-6,270Adhesives, laminations, sealants.
Industrial Coils (Comp)Baraboo, WI06/12/2002NAFTA-6,271Magnetic windings.
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[FR Doc. 02-19764 Filed 8-5-02; 8:45 am]