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                             DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 
                           Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
                                [Order No. 486] 
                                  55 FR 39186 
                               September 25, 1990 
   Resolution and Order Approving the Application of the Indianapolis 
Airport Authority for Subzone Status at the Alpine Auto Audio Products 
Plants Greenwood and Indianapolis, IN 
TEXT: Proceedings of the Foreign-Trade Zones Board, Washington, DC.  
Resolution and Order 
   Pursuant to the authority granted in the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of 
June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones 
Board (the Board) has adopted the following Resolution and Order: 
   The Board, having considered the matter, hereby orders:  
   After consideration of the application of the Indianapolis Airport 
authority, grantee of FTZ 72, filed with the Foreign-Trade Zones Board on 
October 29, 1987, requesting special-purpose subzone status for the 
automobile audio and electronic equipment manufacturing plant and warehouse 
of Alpine Electronics Manufacturing of America, Inc., located in Greenwood 
and Indianapolis, Indiana, adjacent to the Indianapolis Customs port of 
entry, the Board, finding that the requirements of the Foreign-Trade Zones 
Act, as amended, and the Board's regulations are satisfied, and that the 
proposal is in the public interest, approves the application. 
   The Secretary of Commerce, as Chairman and Executive Officer of the 
Board, is hereby authorized to issue an appropriate Board Order. 
Grant of Authority 
   Whereas, by an Act of Congress approved June 18, 1934, an Act "To 
provide for the establishment, operation, and maintenance of foreign-trade 
zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage 
foreign commerce, and for other purposes," as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u) 
(the Act,), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) is authorized and 
empowered to grant to corporations the privilege of establishing, operating,
and maintaining foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to ports of entry under 
the jurisdiction of the United States;  
   Whereas, the Board's regulations (15 CFR 400.304) provide for the 
establishment of special-purpose subzones when existing zone facilities 
cannot serve the specific use involved, and where a significant public 
benefit will result; 
   Whereas, the Indianapolis Airport Authority, grantee of Foreign-Trade 
Zone 72, Indianapolis, Indiana, has made application (filed October 29, 
1987, FTZ Docket 27-87, 52 FR 43217), in due and proper form to the Board 
for authority to establish a special-purpose subzone at the automobile audio
equipement and electronic components manufacturing plant and warehouse 
facility of Alpine Electronics Manufacturing of America, Inc., located in 
Greenwood and Indianapolis, Indiana, adjacent to the Indianapolis Customs 
port of entry;  
   Whereas, Notice of said application has been given and published, and 
full opportunity has been offorded all interested parties to be heard; and,
   Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Act of the 
Board's requlations are satisfied and that the proposal is in the public 
   Now, therefore, in accordance with the application filed October 29, 1987,
the Board hereby authorizes the establishment of a subzone at the Alpine 
plants in Greenwood and Indianapolis, designated on the records of the Board 
as Foreign-Trade Subzone 72I at the locations mentioned above and more 
particularly described on the maps and drawings accompanying the application,
said grant of authority being subject to the provisions and restrictions of 
the Act and regulations, and also to the following express conditions and 
   Activation of the subzone shall be commenced within a reasonable time 
from the date of issuance of the grant, and prior thereto, and municipal 
   Officers and employees of the United States shall have free and 
unrestricted access to and throughout the foreign-trade subzone in the 
performance of their official duties. 
   The grant shall not be construed to relieve responsible parties from 
liability for injury or damage to the person or property of others 
occasioned by the construction, operation, or maintenance of said subzone, 
and in no event shall the United States be liable therefor. 
   The grant is therefor subject to settlement locally by the District 
Director of Customs and the Army District Engineer with the Grantee 
regarding compliance with their respective requirements for the protection 
of the revene of the United States and the installation of suitable 
   In witness whereof, the Foreign-Trade Zones Board has caused its name to 
be signed and its seal to be affixed hereto by its chairman and Executive 
Officer at Washington, DC, this 17th day of September, 1990, pursuant to 
Order of the Board. 
Eric I. Garfinkel, 
   Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Chairman, 
Committee of Alternates, Foreign-Trade Zones Board. 
John J. Da Ponte, Jr., 
   Executive Secretary.   
[FR Doc. 90-22663 Filed 9-24-90; 8:45 am]