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Notice of Petitions by Firms for Determination of Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

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Notice and opportunity for public comment.

Pursuant to Section 251 of the Trade Act 1974, as amended (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 (TAA) from the firms listed below. Accordingly, EDA has initiated investigations to determine whether increased imports into the United States of articles like or directly competitive with those produced by each of these firms 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.

List of Petitions Received by EDA for Certification Eligibility To Apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance

[02/24/2012 through 04/20/2012]

Firm nameFirm addressDate accepted for investigationProduct(s)
Pertech Resources, Inc860 College View Drive, Riverton, WY 8250102/24/2012The firm manufactures printers and scanners for the banking and healthcare industries.
Rogue Valley Door, Inc123 N.E. Beacon Drive, Grants Pass, OR 9752602/27/2012The firm manufactures custom interior and exterior solid wood doors.
Frank Shatz & Co., Inc61 Dewey Avenue, Warwick RI 028864/11/12The firm manufactures wooden furniture for offices.
Schermerhorn, Inc165 Front Street, Chicopee, MA 010134/17/12The firm manufactures cartons, boxes, and cases of corrugated paper and paperboard.
First Aid Only, Inc11101 N.E. 37th Circle, Vancouver, WA 986824/19/2012The firm manufactures retail, commercial, and industrial first aid products and kits.
Astro Tool and Die Corporation5201 South Whitnall Avenue, Cudahy, WI 531104/20/12The firm manufactures various metal stampings for the power tool, climate systems, aquarium, safety equipment, and screw machining industries.

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 Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms Division, Room 7106, 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 requirements set forth in EDA's regulations at 13 CFR 315.9 for procedures to request a public hearing. The Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance official number and title for the program under which these petitions are submitted is 11.313, Trade Adjustment Assistance for Firms.

Dated: April 20, 2012.

Bryan Borlik,

Director, TAA for Firms.

[FR Doc. 2012-10123 Filed 4-26-12; 8:45 am]