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How a small Battle Creek business took advantage of Foreign Trade Zone opportunities

August 11, 2019

A Battle Creek small business, and longtime SBAM member, will soon be tapping into the benefits of establishing a Foreign Trade Zone division. Stewart Industries this fall expects to finalize their application for Foreign Trade Zone 43. The Zone covers 14 counties in west Michigan. Participation allows companies to store and distribute imported goods without paying customs duty.

Michael Rogers talks with Erick Stewart, CEO and President of Stewart Industries, and Foreign Trade Zone Manager Adam Reid, to learn more about how small businesses can operate in a Foreign Trade Zone.

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