Economic Development Administration, Department of Commerce.
Notice and opportunity for public comment.
Pursuant to Section 251 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2341 et seq.), the Economic Development Administration (EDA) has received petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance from the firms listed below. EDA has initiated separate investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each firm contributed importantly to the total or partial separation of the firm's workers, or threat thereof, and to a decrease in sales or production of each petitioning firm.
|Firm||Address||Date accepted for filing||Products|
|Von Ruden Manufacturing, Inc||1008 First Street N.E., Buffalo, MN 55313-1755||11/25/2008||Precision cast hydraulic motors and power train components, gear boxes, and custom fluid power component parts.|
|Milbank Manufacturing Co||4801 Deramus Avenue, Kansas City, MO 64120||12/1/2008||Electrical meter sockets, enclosures and pedestals.|
|Kincaid Furniture Company, Inc||240 Pleasant Hill Road, Hudson, NC 28638||11/3/2008||Solid wood household furniture.|
|Dewey Ironworks LLC||1220 Industrial Parkway, Dewey, OK 74005||11/4/2008||Linked hydraulic hoists.|
|Sigma Equipment Corporation||39 Westmoreland Ave., White Plains, NY 10606||11/24/2008||Machinery for chemical process industries, specifically for bar soap and powder soap production.|
|Vermillion, Inc||4754 S. Pallisade Street, Wichita, KS 67217-4926||12/1/2008||Bulk cable and wiring harnesses.|
Any party having a substantial interest in these proceedings may request a public hearing on the matter. A written request for a hearing must be submitted to the Office of Performance Evaluation, Room 7009, Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, DC 20230, no later than ten (10) calendar days following publication of this notice. Please follow the procedures set forth in Section 315.9 of EDA's final rule (71 FR 56704) for procedures for requesting a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official program number and title of the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance.Start Signature
Dated: December 4, 2008.
William P. Kittredge,
Program Officer for TAA.
[FR Doc. E8-29166 Filed 12-9-08; 8:45 am]
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