Customs Properly Classified HVAC Electric Motors, CIT Says

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 6:33 PM EST) -- The U.S. Court of International Trade has shot down Belimo Automation AG's argument that certain imported components used in heating, cooling and ventilation systems should have faced a lower tariff rate, according to a ruling made public Tuesday.

In an opinion handed down on Nov. 26 but released publicly on Tuesday, CIT Judge Mark A. Barnett upheld U.S. Customs and Border Protection's classification as “electric motors” of the Belimo imports, which are components — made up of an electronic motor, gears and two printed circuit boards...
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