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Antitrust Division

Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993--ODVA, INC.

Notice is hereby given that, on July 18, 2012, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 301et seq.("the Act"), ODVA, Inc. ("ODVA") has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act's provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Sine Systems Corporation, Clinton Township, MI; Ecava Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; SERRA soldadura S.A.U., Barcelona, Spain; Tri-Tronics Company, Inc., Tampa, FL; IEP GmbH, Langenhagen, Germany; Monduran Pty Ltd., Southport, Queensland, Australia; Chi Mei Electronics Co., Ltd., Hong Kong, Hong Kong-China; and Lenze SE., Aerzen, Germany, have been added as parties to this venture.

Also, Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Gyeonggi-Do, Republic of Korea; and Lenze AC Tech Corporation, Uxbridge, MA, have withdrawn as a parties to this venture.

In addition, Syron Engineering & Manufacturing, Inc. has changed its name to Norgren Automation Solutions, LLC, Saline, MI.

No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and ODVA intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership.

On June 21, 1995, ODVA filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in theFederal Registerpursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on February 15, 1996 (61 FR 6039).

The last notification was filed with the Department on April 20, 2012. A notice was published in theFederal Registerpursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on May 24, 2012 (77 FR 31041).

Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division.