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Customs

A general term for an agency in a country responsible for controlling the flow of goods into the country. Customs agencies attempt to prevent dangerous, hazardous or illegal materials from entering the country, and also collect tariffs and other taxes. They may also enforce import quotas.
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8220;Our packaging has detail and dimension, so we've created ways to make the process easy and straight forward for our customers, regardless of their knowledge of custom packaging,” says Anson.
Matched custom colors or single-pigment concentrates.
There are some very dedicated Harley customers who wouldn't dream of owning a custom bike,'' said Stafford, who makes motorcycles for the high-end market in a Lancaster business that started in the 1980s in his garage.
Begin by highlighting the section that displays all four quarters and click on View#, Custom Views#, evoking this screen:
And now a team of researchers at Publications Management has identified the 50 highest-circulation custom publications in the United States, marking the first time in history that the growth of this medium has been quantified in this manner.
Another important advantage of using a custom calendered sheet material is that any thickness can be produced.
As the industry's leading hardware/software co-verification environment, we value Toshiba's selection of the Mentor Graphics Seamless technology for its SoCMosaic custom chip strategy," said Serge Leef, general manager of Mentor Graphics SoC Verification division.
Custom matched colorants include dust-free beads; high-load concentrates that work well in PE and PVC film and bottles; micro-fine dry colorants for rotational molding; and liquid colors for all applications.
TEI's nearly 5,700 TEI members are accountants, lawyers, and other corporate and business employees who are responsible for the tax affairs of more than 2,700 leading businesses in the United States and throughout the world, with a significant number of our members also having responsibility for customs matters.
Because of the success of the initial offering of Vans Custom shoes, Giles said the company will soon add two more popular shoe styles to the line: the Old Skool and Sk8-Hi.
On the custom publishing side, McMurry currently produces 30,000,000 pieces a year in magazines and newsletters for 120 corporate clients--including such titles as the Ritz-Carlton's In Room magazine and Amtrak's onboard magazine, Arrive.
Fierce competition at home, the prospects of new opportunities overseas and a surge of trade liberalization initiatives, such as the Customs Modernization and Informed Compliance Act, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), are forcing small and midsize companies to look across borders to market and sell their products and services.