[Federal Register: January 13, 1994]
DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
[Docket No. 3-94]
Foreign-Trade Zone 46--Cincinnati, Ohio Area Application for
An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board
(the Board) by the Greater Cincinnati Foreign Trade Zone, Inc., grantee
of FTZ 46, requesting authority to relocate and expand its zone in the
Cincinnati, Ohio, area. 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 January 6, 1994.
FTZ 46 was approved on January 12, 1979 (Board Order 141, 44 FR
4003, 1/19/79), authorizing a general-purpose foreign-trade zone in
Butler County, Ohio. The zone currently involves a site (17 acres)
located at 2940 Highland Drive, Cincinnati.
The applicant is now requesting authority to relocate the zone to a
larger site (35 acres) located at 175 Progress Place in the City of
Springdale, Hamilton County, Ohio, 17 miles north of downtown
Cincinnati. The site contains a warehouse facility (1.1 million sq.
ft.) owned by Avon Products, Inc. (Avon). Avon is presently using
800,000 sq. ft. of the facility for manufacturing and warehouse/
distribution functions. The remaining 300,000 square feet is being
developed as a warehouse/office-park type facility.
Specific manufacturing approvals are not being sought at this time.
Requests would be made to the Board on a case-by-case basis.
In accordance with the Board's regulations, 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 of
their receipt is on March 14, 1994. Rebuttal comments in response to
material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during
the subsequent 15-day period (to March 29, 1994).
A copy of the application and accompanying exhibits will be
available for public inspections at each of the following locations:
U.S. Department of Commerce, 9504 Federal Building, 550 Main St.,
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202.
Office of the Executive Secretary, Foreign-Trade Zones Board, U.S.
Department of Commerce, room 3716, 14th & Pennsylvania Avenue NW.,
Washington, DC 20230.
Dated: January 6, 1994.
John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
[FR Doc. 94-886 Filed 1-12-94; 8:45 am]
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