DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
Foreign-Trade Zone 41--Milwaukee, WI; Application for Expansion
Thursday, May 6, 1993
An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the
Board) by the Foreign-Trade Zone of Wisconsin, Ltd., grantee of FTZ 41,
requesting authority to expand its zone in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin, area,
within the Milwaukee Customs port of entry. The application was submitted
pursuant to the provisions of the Foreign-Trade Zones Act, as amended (19
U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the regulations of the Board (15 CFR part 400). It was
formally filed on April 22, 1993.
FTZ 41 was approved in 1978 (Board Order 136, 43 FR 46887; 10/11/78), and
expanded in 1981 (Board Order 178, 46 FR 40718; 8/11/81) and in 1985 (Board
Order 315, 50 FR 43749, 10/29/85). The zone project currently consists of 4
sites (200 acres): Site 1 (78,000 sq. ft.)-- within the Ace World Wide
Industrial Park, Milwaukee; Site 2 (120 acres)--West Allis Industrial
Center, West Allis; Site 3 (50 acres)--Northwestern Industrial Park,
Milwaukee; and, Site 4 (30 acres)--at Milwaukee's Mitchell International
Airport. An application is currently pending with the Board requesting
authority to delete Sites 3 and 4, to relocate Site 1 to a warehouse
facility (210,500 sq. ft.) located at 1925 East Kelly Lane, Cudahy,
Wisconsin, and to add a site (300 acres) at the Port of Milwaukee (FTZ Doc.
69-91, 56 FR 5751, 57 FR 45606, 58 FR 4147).
The applicant is now requesting authority to further expand the general-
purpose zone to include an additional site (proposed new Site 4)--Milwaukee
County Research Park (166 acres). The park is located at U.S. Highway 45
and Watertown Plank Road, Wauwatosa (Milwaukee County), Wisconsin, some 10
miles west of downtown Milwaukee. The park is owned by Milwaukee County and
operated by the Milwaukee County Research Park Corporation, a non-profit
corporation affiliated with the County.
In accordance with the Board's regulations (as revised, 56 FR 50790-50808,
10- 8-91), a member of the FTZ Staff has been designated examiner to
investigate the application and report to the Board.
Public comment on the application is invited from interested parties.
Submissions (original and 3 copies) shall be addressed to the Board's
Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their
receipt is July 6, 1993. Rebuttal comments in response to material
submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the
subsequent 15-day period to July 20, 1993.
A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be available for
public inspection at each of the following locations:
U.S. Department of Commerce, District Office, 517 East Wisconsin Avenue,
Room 606, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202
Office of the Executive Secretary,
Foreign-Trade Zones Board,
U.S. Department of Commerce, Room 3716,
14th & Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20230
Dated: April 21, 1993.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
(FR Doc. 93-10741 Filed 5-5-93; 8:45 am)