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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: September 25, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 186)]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
International Trade Administration
Export Trade Certificate of Review
ACTION: Notice of Application to Amend an Export Trade Certificate of
SUMMARY: The Office of Export Trading Company Affairs (``OETCA''),
International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce, has
received an application to amend an Export Trade Certificate of Review
(``Certificate''). This notice summarizes the proposed amendment and
requests comments relevant to whether the Certificate should be issued.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Vanessa M. Bachman, Acting Director,
Office of Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade
Administration, by telephone at (202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free
number) or E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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 of 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: Office of Export Trading
Company Affairs, International Trade Administration, Department of
Commerce, Room 1104H, 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
The Association for Manufacturing Technology's (``AMT'') original
Certificate was issued on May 19, 1987 (52 FR 19371, May 22, 1987) and
last amended on March 6, 2001 (66 FR 15841, March 21, 2001).
A summary of the application for an amendment follows.
Summary of the Application
Applicant: AMT--The Association for Manufacturing Technology, 7901
Westpark Drive, McLean, Virginia, 22102-4269.
Contact: Karin L. Kizer, Attorney, Telephone: (202) 662-5303.
Application No.: 87-16A04.
Date Deemed Submitted: September 11, 2001.
Proposed Amendment: AMT seeks to amend its Certificate to:
1. Add each of the following companies as a new ``Member'' of the
Certificate within the meaning of Sec. 325.2(1) of the regulations (15
CFR 325.2(1)): The Beckwood Corporation, Fenton, Missouri; Ultra Tech
Machinery, Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio; ATS Michigan, Brighton,
Michigan; ATS Southwest, Tucson, Arizona; ATS Carolina, Rock Hill,
South Carolina; Advanced Machine & Engineering Co., Rockford, Illinois;
The Gem City Engineering Company, Dayton, Ohio; ATS Oregon, Carvallis,
Oregon; and DeVlieg Bullard II, Inc., Rockford, Illinois.
2. Delete the following companies as ``Members'' of the
Certificate: American Pfauter Limited Partnership; Anorad Corporation;
Automatic Design Concepts; Belden Inc.; Benchmaster Products, Inc.;
Boston Digital Corporation; Buffalo Machine Tools of Niagara, Inc.;
Clearing Niagara; Columbus McKinnon for the activities of its CM
Positech Division; D&H Machinery, Inc.; Davenport Machine--A Dover
Industries Company; Elox Corporation; Esterline Technologies; GEC
Alsthom Cyril Bath Company; Harper Surface Finishing System, Inc.;
Hayes-Lemmerz Process Control Automation, Inc.; Jesse Engineering Co.;
Jewett Automation; Lumonics Corporation; MG Industries; Machine Tool
Research, Inc.; MHI Machine Tool USA, Inc.; New Monarch Machine Tool
Company; Olofsson Corporation; O.S. Walker Company, Inc.; PMC
Industries; P.R. Hoffman Machine Products; Pacific Roller Die Co.,
Inc.; Parker-Majestic Inc.; The Producto Machine Company; RD & D
Corporation; Rendas Tool & Die, Inc.; R. Howard Strasbaugh, Inc.;
Teledyne; Themac, Inc.; Tree Machine Tool Co., Inc.; Tyler Machinery
Co.; U.S. Amada, Ltd.; Unison Corporation; Utilase Systems, Inc.;
Vermont--USA Machine Tool Group; Versa-Mil Inc./Phillips Corporation;
Weldun Flexible Assembly Company; W.J. Savage Company, Inc.; and
Wisconsin Automated Machinery.
3. Change the listing of two existing Members as follows: ``Kleer-
Flo Industries'' to ``Kleer-Flo Company'' and ``LeBlond Makino Machine
Tool Company'' to ``Makino Inc.''
Dated: September 19, 2001.
Vanessa M. Bachman,
Acting Director, Office of Export Trading, Company Affairs.
[FR Doc. 01-23966 Filed 9-24-01; 8:45 am]
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