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                           DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

                              [Order No. 496]

    Approval for Expansion of Foreign-Trade Zone 43, Battle Creek, Michigan

                          Tuesday, January 8, 1991

Pursuant to the authority granted in the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u), and the Foreign-Trade Zones Board 
Regulations (15 CFR part 400), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) 
adopts the following Resolution and Order:

Whereas, the City of Battle Creek, Michigan, Grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 
No. 43, has applied to the Board for authority to expand its general-purpose
zone at the Fort Custer Industrial Park in Battle Creek, Michigan, within 
the Battle Creek Customs port of entry;

Whereas, the application was accepted for filing on April 20, 1989, and
notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register on May 8,
1989 (Docket 8-89, 54 FR 19581);

Whereas, the application was amended on October 12, 1990;

Whereas, an examiners committee has investigated the application in
accordance with the Board's regulations and recommends approval;

Whereas, the expansion is necessary to improve and expand zone services in
the Battle Creek area; and,

Whereas, the Board has found that the requirements of the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Act, as amended, and the Board's regulations are satisfied, 
and that approval of the application is in the public interest;

Now, Therefore, the Board hereby orders:

That the Grantee is authorized to expand its zone at the Fort Custer
Industrial Park in Battle Creek in accordance with the application filed on
April 20, 1989, as amended. The grant does not include authority for
manufacturing operations, and the Grantee shall notify the Board for
approval prior to the commencement of any manufacturing or assembly
operations. The authority given in this Order is subject to settlement
locally by the District Director of Customs and the district Army Engineer
regarding compliance with their respective requirements relating to
foreign-trade zones.

Signed at Washington, DC, this 27th day of December, 1990.

Francis J. Sailer,

Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, Chairman,
Committee of Alternates, 
Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

[FR Doc. 91-260 Filed 1-7-91; 8:45 am]