Notice is hereby given that, on May 3, 2006, 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, ASME Standards Technology, LLC, New York, NY; Digital Wave Corporation Centennial, CO; Dow Chemical Company, Midland, MI; EADS North America Defense Test & Services, Inc., Irving, CA; Lincoln Composites, Inc., Lincoln, NE; NextEnergy Center, Detroit, MI; and TransCanada CNG Technologies Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, Canada have been added as parties to this venture. Also, Adept Technology, San Jose, CA; Alfalight, Inc., Madison, WI; H&R Technologies, Lowell, MA; Len Industries, Inc., Leslie, MI; Liquid Impact, LLC, Greenville, MI; PCC Structurals Inc., Portland, OR; Robotic Vision Systems, Inc., Huntsville, PA; and Technology Answers, Inc., San Jose, CA have withdrawn as parties to this venture.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.Start Printed Page 30961
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 of Justice on January 17, 2006. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on February 8, 2006 (71 FR 6523).Start Signature
Dorothy B. Fountain,
Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division.
[FR Doc. 06-4944 Filed 5-30-06; 8:45 am]
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