Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Red Wing Shoe Company Files for FTZ

On January 14, 2015, the Foreign Trade Zone Board published in the Federal Register (80 FR 1894) Foreign-Trade Zone 30--Salt Lake City, Utah, Application for Subzone, Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah.

An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) by the Salt Lake City Corporation, grantee of FTZ 30, requesting subzone status for the facility of Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc., located in Salt Lake City, Utah. 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 docketed on January 8, 2015.

The proposed subzone (10.8 acres) is located at 1841, 1883, 1901 and 1941 South 5070 West, Salt Lake City. No authorization for production activity has been requested at this time. The proposed subzone would be subject to the existing activation limit of FTZ 30.

In accordance with the Board's regulations, Christopher Kemp of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to review the application and make recommendations to the Executive Secretary.

Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the Board's Executive Secretary at the address below. The closing period for their receipt is February 23, 2015. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to March 10, 2015.

Note that Red Wing Shoe Company, Inc. plans to use the zone for storage, relabeling, repackaging, and distribution of footwear, apparel, accessories, components, and similar items. These operations will not affect a change in tariff classification or quota category of the merchandise to be admitted to the zone site requested with this application.

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