Thursday, March 23, 2017

Highlands County Foreign Trade Zone


Highlands County Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ)

FTZ No. 215 - Sebring

Grantee: Sebring Airport Authority

The Foreign Trade Zones Board, chaired by the U.S. Department of Commerce, authorized Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) status on July 26, 1997 to Sebring Airport Authority. The Zone, designated by the FTZ Board as FTZ Number 215, not only will assist in economic development at Sebring Regional Airport/Commerce Park but throughout Highlands County as well. Sebring Airport Authority became the 16th FTZ in Florida.

A survey, conducted by the International Trade Commission, found that the presence of a FTZ was the fourth most identifiable factor in plant site location decisions. FTZs provide customs cost savings and encourage improved inventory control. Through the use of FTZs, U.S. based production is placed on more equal footing with production in a foreign country, and FTZs have had a significant impact in retaining U.S. production and employment as well as stimulating new activity in the United States. 

For Additional Information on the FTZ No. 215-Sebring click here.

To be redirected to the Sebring Airport Authority click here.

Contact: Mike Willingham 

(863) 655-6455

(863) 655-6447 FAX

128 Authority Lane

Sebring, FL  33870

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