Further to our January 28, 2013 and February 5, 2013 posts, on March 5, 2013, ALJ Thomas B. Pender issued Order No. 4 in Certain Paper Shredders, Certain Processes for Manufacturing or Relating to Same and Certain Products Containing Same and Certain Parts Thereof (Inv. No. 337-TA-863).

In the Order, ALJ Pender set the procedural schedule for the investigation.  The ALJ determined that the evidentiary hearing will commence on November 4, 2013, any final initial determination will issue no later than January 27, 2014, and the target date for completion of the investigation is May 27, 2014 (which is approximately 16 months after institution of the investigation).