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Export Trading Company Affairs (ETCA)

The Export Trade Certificate of Review Program - The Competitive Edge for U.S. Exporters

[Federal Register: April 21, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 77)]

[Notices]

[Page 21316-21317]

From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

[DOCID:fr21ap08-46]

 

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

 

International Trade Administration

 

[Application No. 88-10A16]

 

Export Trade Certificate of Review

 

ACTION: Notice of application (88-10A16) to amend the Export

Trade Certificate of Review Issued to Wood Machinery Manufacturers of

America.

 

 

SUMMARY: Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade

Administration, Department of Commerce, has received an application to

amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review. This notice summarizes the

proposed amendment and requests comments relevant to whether the

Certificate should be issued.

 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffrey Anspacher, Director, Export

Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, (202) 482-

5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or E-mail at oetca@ita.doc.gov.

 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title III of the Export Trading Company Act

of 1982 (15 U.S.C. 4001-21) authorizes the Secretary of Commerce to

issue Export Trade Certificates of Review. An Export Trade Certificate

of Review protects the holder and the members identified in

 

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the Certificate from state and federal government antitrust actions and

from private treble damage antitrust actions for the export conduct

specified in the Certificate and carried out in compliance with its

terms and conditions. Section 302(b)(1) of the Export Trading Company

Act of 1982 and 15 CFR 325.6(a) require the Secretary to publish a

notice in the Federal Register identifying the applicant and

summarizing its proposed export conduct.

 

Request for Public Comments

 

Interested parties may submit written comments relevant to the

determination whether an amended Certificate should be issued. If the

comments include any privileged or confidential business information,

it must be clearly marked and a nonconfidential version of the comments

(identified as such) should be included. Any comments not marked

privileged or confidential business information will be deemed to be

nonconfidential. An original and five (5) copies, plus two (2) copies

of the nonconfidential version, should be submitted no later than 20

days after the date of this notice to: Export Trading Company Affairs,

International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, Room

7021-X, Washington, DC 20230. Information submitted by any person is

exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C.

552). However, nonconfidential versions of the comments will be made

available to the applicant if necessary for determining whether or not

to issue the Certificate. Comments should refer to this application as

``Export Trade Certificate of Review, application number 88-10A16.''

The Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America's original Certificate

was issued on February 3, 1989 (54 FR 6312, February 9, 1989), and last

amended on August 8, 2005 (70 FR 47178, August 12, 2005). A summary of

the current application for an amendment follows.

 

Summary of the Application

 

Applicant: Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America (``WMMA''), 100

North 20th Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103-1443.

Contact: Harold Zassenhaus, Export Consultant, Telephone: (301)

652-0693.

Application No.: 88-10A16.

Date Deemed Submitted: April 10, 2008.

Proposed Amendment: WMMA seeks to amend its Certificate to:

1. Add the following company as a new ``Member'' of the Certificate

within the meaning of section 325.2(l) of the Regulations (15 CFR

325.2(l)): Mattison Rotary Lathes, LLC, La Center, Kentucky; Safety

Speed Cut Manufacturing Company, Inc., Ham Lake, Minnesota; Western

Cutterheads, Inc., La Center, Kentucky.

2. Reinstate as a ``Member'' of the Certificate within the meaning

of section 325.2(l) of the Regulations (15 CFR 325.2(l)): The Original

Saw Company (``OSC''), Britt, Iowa. OSC ceased to be a Member on April

12, 2007, when WMMA submitted an annual report that relinquished OSC's

membership. WMMA seeks to reinstate OSC as a Member of the Certificate.

3. Delete the following company as a Member of WMMA's Certificate:

Warsaw Machinery, Inc., Warsaw, Indiana.

 

Dated: April 15, 2008.

Jeffrey C. Anspacher,

Director, Export Trading Company Affairs.

[FR Doc. E8-8521 Filed 4-18-08; 8:45 am]

 

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