Iranian Entity: Iran Centrifuge Technology Company
|Iran Centrifuge Technology Company|
|Also Known As:|
Sherkate Technology Centrifuge Iran
Iran Centrifuge Technology Co.
|Yousef Abad District, No. 1, Third Floor, 37th Street|
|Manufactures uranium enrichment centrifuge parts; listed by the European Union on July 26, 2010 as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, European Union member states must freeze all funds and economic resources owned, held or controlled by the listed entity, and prevent funds or economic resources from being made available to it; sanctioned by the governments of Japan, South Korea, Norway, and Switzerland, restricting business and financial transactions with the entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries; listed by the British government in 2011 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement; according the European Union, "has taken over the activities of Farayand Technique" and "carries out work for Kalaye Electric Company" (see separate entity records).
In 2006, the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) claimed that TSA was manufacturing P1 and P2 centrifuges, and had replaced Pars Tarash (see separate entity record) and Farayand Technique after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) had placed seals on both companies; TSA had taken over the activities of Iran Cutting Tools Manufacturing (TABA - see separate entity record) from Equipment Supplier for Nuclear Industries Corporation (ESNICO - see separate entity record), according to information presented by Iranian opposition group members in 2011; according to NCRI, Jafar Mohammadi, an expert in centrifuge manufacturing, is chairman; according to the information presented by Iranian opposition group members in 2011, Amjad Sazegar is a former director.
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