Notice is hereby given that, on February 2, 2004, pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (“the Act”), National Center for Manufacturing Sciences has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership status. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Automation Alley, Troy, MI; Alfalight, Inc., Madison, WI; Cubic Systems, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI; Packer Technologies International, Inc., Warrenville, IL; Portal Dynamics, Inc., Alexandria, VA; and University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR have been added as parties to this venture. Also, 3D Systems, Inc., Valencia, CA; Aereous, LLC, Walled Lake, MI; CH2M Hill, Milwaukee, WI; Consilio Response Team, Walled Lake, MI; HY-Tech Research Corporation, Radford, VA; Intelliworxx, Inc., Sarasota, FL; Johann A. Krause, Inc., Auburn Hills, MI; and Manufacturing Laboratories, Inc., Gainesville, FL have been dropped as parties to this venture.
No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and National Center for Manufacturing Sciences intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On February 20, 1987, National Center for Manufacturing Sciences filed its original notification pursuant to section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on March 17, 1987 (52 FR 8375).
The last notification was filed with the Department on October 15, 2003. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on November 12, 2003 (68 FR 64125).Start Signature
Dorothy B. Fountain,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 04-4846 Filed 3-3-04; 8:45 am]
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