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Foreign-Trade Zones Board
[Order No. 884]

Approval of Manufacturing Activity Within Foreign-Trade Zone 39, 
Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas; Selective Technology, Inc. (Automotive Air-
Conditioner Compressors)

    Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 
18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a-81u)(the Act), the Foreign-Trade 
Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order:
    Whereas, Sec. 400.28(a)(2) of the Board's regulations, requires 
approval of the Board prior to commencement of new manufacturing/
processing activity within existing zone facilities;
    Whereas, the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board, grantee 
of FTZ 39, has requested authority under Sec. 400.32(b)(1) of the 
Board's regulations on behalf of Selective Technology, Inc., to 
manufacture automotive air-conditioner compressors under zone 
procedures within FTZ 39, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas (filed 10-18-96, FTZ 
Docket A(32b1)-4-96; Doc. 22-97, assigned 3-24-97);
    Whereas, pursuant to Sec. 400.32(b)(1), the Commerce Department's 
Assistant Secretary for Import Administration has the authority to act 
for the Board in making such decisions on new manufacturing/processing 
activity under certain circumstances, including situations where the 
proposed activity is the same, in terms of products involved, to 
activity recently approved by the Board (Sec. 400.32(b)(1)(i)); and,
    Whereas, the FTZ Staff has reviewed the proposal, taking into 
account the criteria of Sec. 400.31, and the Executive Secretary has 
recommended approval;
    Now, therefore, the Assistant Secretary for Import Administration, 
acting for the Board pursuant to Sec. 400.32(b)(1), concurs in the 
recommendation and hereby approves the request subject to the Act and 
the Board's regulations, including Sec. 400.28.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 10th day of April 1997.
Robert S. LaRussa,
Acting Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Import Administration, 
Alternate Chairman, Foreign-Trade Zones Board.

John J. Da Ponte, Jr.,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 97-10391 Filed 4-21-97; 8:45 am]