Notice is hereby given that, on October 19, 2005, 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, Inc. (“NCMS”) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. 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, Adam Aircraft Industries, Englewood, CO; Advanced Tooling Corporation, Vienna, VA; Campfire Interactive, Inc., Ann Arbor, MI; CGTech, Irvine, CA; City Machine Tool and Die Co., Inc., Muncie, IN; Clockwork Solutions, Inc., Austin, TX; Detroit Tool & Engineering Division, Vienna Hills, IL; Dimensional Photonics International, Inc., Burlington, MA; Edison Welding Institute, Columbus, OH; EOS of North America, Inc.; Chanhasen, MN; ESSIbuy.com, Inc.; St. Louis, MO; Ex One Corporation, Irwin, PA; Global Shop Solutions, Inc., The Woodlands, TX; OMAX Corporation, Kent, WA; RW Appleton & Company, Inc., Sterling Heights, MI; STEP Tools, Inc., Troy, NY; Systems Documentation, Inc., South Plainfield, NJ; and Vought Aircraft Industries, Dallas, TX have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ; Collins & Aikman Corporation, Troy, MI; Didactics, Inc., Alexandria, VA; Endicott Interconnect Technologies, Inc., Endicott, NY; FOBA North America Laser, Lee's Summit, MO; MicroDextrity, Albuquerque, NM; Opticore, Inc., Troy, MI; Partnerships Limited, Inc., Rocky Hill, NJ; PricewaterhouseCoopers AUTOFACTS Division, Bloomfield Hills, MI; and Precon Machining Optimization Start Printed Page 71333Technologies, Gross Pointe Park, MI have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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 NCMS intends to file additional written notification disclosing all changes in membership.
On February 20, 1987, NCMS 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 May 31, 2005. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on July 7, 2005 (70 FR 39339).Start Signature
Dorothy B. Fountain,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 05-23317 Filed 11-25-05; 8:45 am]
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