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Grant of Authority for Subzone Status NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc. (Forklift Trucks) Greenville, NC

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Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order:

Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones Act provides for “* * * the establishment * * * of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,” and authorizes the Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry;

Whereas, the Board's regulations (15 CFR Part 400) provide for the establishment of special-purpose subzones when existing zone facilities cannot serve the specific use involved, and when the activity results in a significant public benefit and is in the public interest;

Whereas, the North Carolina Global TransPark Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 214, has made application for authority to establish special-purpose subzone status at the forklift truck manufacturing and distribution Start Printed Page 69184facilities of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc., located in Greenville, North Carolina (Docket 38-2006, filed 9-8-2006, amended 7-2-2007 to include an additional site);

Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (71 FR 54612, 9-18-2006; 72 FR 38562, 7-13-2007); and,

Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendation of the examiner's report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and Board's regulations are satisfied, and that approval of the application is in the public interest;

Now, therefore, the Board hereby grants authority for subzone status for activity related to the production of forklift trucks at the manufacturing and distribution facilities of NACCO Materials Handling Group, Inc., located in Greenville, North Carolina (Subzone 214B), as described in the application and Federal Register notices, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board's regulations, including Section 400.28.

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Signed at Washington, DC, this 27th day of November 2007.

David M. Spooner,

Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

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Andrew McGilvray,

Executive Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E7-23801 Filed 12-6-07; 8:45 am]