Iranian Entities

Has provided chemicals and superplasticizers to Towseh-Sakhteman and Tosse Silooha for use at Natanz; produces concrete additives and building materials; products include stamped concrete, microsilica gels, glues, sealers, and resins; company officials include Heidar Ali Shah Ali (CEO), Mohammad Hadi Pazirayi (research director), Hossein Payro (...
Has completed projects at Natanz and the Uranium Conversion Facility (UCF); produces air control products, including wall registers, ceiling diffusers, access vents, sound attenuators, and dampers and louvers; laboratory is equipped for air distribution and air guidance testing; personnel include Shahrokh Shahrokhi (CEO), Behruz Shahrokhi (manager...


Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on February 1, 2011, freezing its assets under U.S. jurisdiction and prohibiting transactions with U.S. parties, pursuant to Executive Order 13382, which targets proliferators of weapons of mass destruction (...
Designs equipment for nuclear power plants, including electrical equipment, thermo-mechanical equipment, instrumentation, information-measuring systems, water chemistry systems, safety and automatic control systems, and control, monitoring and automation systems; built an automated process control system for the 1st unit of Iran's Bushehr Nuclear...

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International Enforcement Actions
August 20, 2014
In December 2012, a shipment of carbon fiber was seized aboard the Shahraz, a ship en route from China to Bandar Abbas in Iran. The Shahraz was carrying 1,800 bobbins of carbon fiber weighing 7,200 kg and manufactured by the Japan-based company Toray. The vessel is owned by the Kish Roaring Ocean Shipping Company PJS. A U.N.
International Enforcement Actions
June 23, 2014
Pennsylvania businessman Helmut Oertmann pleaded guilty to attempting to ship a horizontal lathe, or “peeler” to Iran via Dubai without obtaining a necessary license from the U.S. Commerce Department. These machines are used, among other things, in the production of high-grade steel for aircraft. Oertmann is the CEO of Hetran, Inc., an...
International Enforcement Actions
May 25, 2014
Israeli citizen Eliyahu Cohen (a.k.a. Eli Cohen) was arrested in Israel on May 12, 2014 on charges of conspiring to export U.S. defense articles without a license. His arrest follows an investigation into a network of entities involved in the illicit export of military parts from the United States. A February 2007 indictment charged Cohen and his...

Unconventional Weapon Programs

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