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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 19, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 182)]


[Page 56533-56534]

From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



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

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Trade Certificate of Review (``Certificate''). This notice summarizes

the proposed amendment and requests comments relevant to whether the

Certificate should be issued.


Office of

Export Trading Company Affairs, International Trade Administration,

(202) 482-5131 (this is not a toll-free number) or E-mail at

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 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, D.C. 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 87-15A04.''

The Association for Manufacturing Technology's (``AMT'') original

Certificate was issued on May 19, 1987 (52 FR 19371, May 22, 1987) and

previously amended on December 11, 1987 (52 FR 48454, December 22,

1987); January 3, 1989 (54 FR 837, January 10, 1989); April 20, 1989

(54 FR 19427, May 5, 1989); May 31, 1989 (54 FR 24931, June 12, 1989);

May 29, 1990 (55 FR 23576, June 11, 1990); June 7, 1991 (56 FR 28140,

June 19, 1991); November 27, 1991 (56 FR 63932, December 6, 1991); July

20, 1992 (57 FR 33319, July 28, 1992); May 10, 1994 (59 FR 25614, May

17, 1994); December 1, 1995 (61 FR 13152, March 26, 1996); October 11,

1996 (61 FR 55616, October 28, 1996); May 6, 1998 (63 FR 31738, June

10, 1998); November 10, 1998 (63 FR 63909, November 17, 1998); and

October 29, 1999 (64 FR 61276, November 10, 1999). 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: Cara E. Maggioni, Attorney, Telephone: (202) 662-5162.

Application No.: 87-15A04.

Date Deemed Submitted: September 7, 2000.

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 section 325.2(1) of the Regulations

(15 CFR 325.2(1)): Merritech, Inc., Saginaw, Michigan; Mega

Manufacturing, Inc., for the activities of its Piranha Division,

Hutchinson, Kansas; New Nine, Inc., d/b/a GWI Engineering, Grand

Rapids, Michigan; New Monarch Machine Tool Company, Cortland, New York;

W.A. Whitney Co., Rockford, Illinois (controlling entity: Esterline

Technologies, Bellevue, Washington); Evana Automation, Inc.,

Evansville, Indiana (controlling entity: Phillips Service Industries,

Inc., Livonia, Michigan); Compact Manufacturing Systems, Santa Ana,

California; ABB Flexible Automation, Inc., New Berlin, Wisconsin

(controlling entity: Asea Brown Boveri Inc., Norwalk, Connecticut); and

Welduction Corporation, Novi, Michigan (controlling entity:

INDUCTOHEAT, Inc., Madison Heights, Michigan);

2. Delete the following companies as ``Members'' of the

Certificate: Bramac Machine Tool Co.; Wysong & Miles Company; DeVlieg-

Bullard Services Group, Inc.; Defiance Machine & Tool Co.; Dyna

Mechtronics Inc.; and Easco Sparcatron; and

3. Change the two existing Members' names as follows: ``Process

Control Automation, Inc.'' is changed to ``Hayes-Lemmerz Process

Control Automation, Inc.'' and ``Giddings & Lewis, Inc.'' is changed to

``Gilman Engineering & Manufacturing Co.''

Dated: September 13, 2000.

Morton Schnabel,

Director, Office of Export Trading Company Affairs.

[FR Doc. 00-23961 Filed 9-18-00; 8:45 am]


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