Amin Industrial Complex

Also Known As: 

Amin Industrial Compound
Amin Industrial Company
Mojtame'-yeh San'ati-yeh Amin

Weapon Program: 

  • Military

Address: 

- P.O. Box 91735-549, Mashad, Iran
- Amin Industrial Estate, Khalage Rd., Seyedi District, Mashad, Iran
- Kaveh Complex, Khalaj Rd., Seyedi St., Mashad, Iran
- No. 160, Besat Blvd., Ahmad-Abad 2nd 30-Meter St., Mashad, Iran
- Km. 8th of Asiaei Rd., Mashad, Iran (Factory)
- Khalaj St., End of Seyyedi Alley, 91638 Mashhad

Phone: 

+ 0098-0511-3852007; (+98-511) 830576

Fax: 

+ 0098- 0511-3852004; (+98-511) 3852004

E-Mail: 

amin@isiran.com

Entity Web Site: 

www.amincomplex.ir

Acts on behalf of the Defense Industries Organization (DIO); added on April 7, 2009 to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), 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 (WMD) and their delivery systems; listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council resolution 1929 of June 9, 2010, as an entity involved in Iran's nuclear or ballistic missile activities; with some exceptions, the U.N. designation requires states to freeze financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, or by entities it owns or controls, and to ensure that any funds, financial assets or economic resources are prevented from being made available by their nationals or by any persons or entities within their territories, to or for the benefit of the entity; listed by the European Union on June 18, 2010, pursuant to U.N. Security Council resolution 1929, as an entity whose funds and economic resources, and those it owns, holds, or controls, must be frozen by E.U. member states; with some exceptions, and within their jurisdiction, E.U. member states must also ensure that funds or economic resources are not made available to or for the benefit of the listed entity; listed by the British government in 2013 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; listed by the Japanese government in 2013 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles and biological, chemical and nuclear weapons; sanctioned by the governments of Switzerland and Norway, restricting business and financial transactions with the listed entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries.

Identified by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as an end-user of maraging steel shipments provided by Karl Lee, also known as Li Fangwei (Li Fang Wei), and by front companies affiliated with LIMMT Economic and Trade Company (LIMMT); allegedly was provided weapons-usable materials by Li Fang Wei and LIMMT, which were indicted on April 7, 2009, by the District Attorney's Office of New York County on charges relating to the misuse of Manhattan banks and the proliferation of illicit missile and nuclear technology to Iran; according to the indictment, Li Fang Wei sent an agent of Amin Industrial Complex in June 2008 an invoice for 24,500 kilograms of maraging steel rods for more than £1.44 million, and the agent subsequently acknowledged that Amin Industrial Complex had paid 50 percent of the purchase price in advance of shipment; according to the indictment, in 2008 had the same agent and shared the same address, phone number and fax number as Khorasan Metallurgy Industries.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

June 1, 2009

Date Last Modified: 

May 2, 2014