Amin Industrial Complex

Also Known As: 

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

Weapon Program: 

  • Military


- 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


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


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


Entity Web Site:

Acts on behalf of the Defense Industries Organization (DIO).

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, a company agent received an invoice from Li Fang Wei in June 2008 for 24,500 kilograms of maraging steel rods for more than €1.44 million; 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; also shares an address and phone numbers with Kaveh Cutting Tools (Abzar Boresh Kaveh Co.).

Manufactures coolers and air conditioners; manager is reportedly Mahmoud Nourbakhsh; commercial manager is reportedly Hadi Alavi Gol.

Company registration number is reportedly 2497; reportedly founded in 1991.


Designated by the U.N. Security Council on June 9, 2010, pursuant to resolution 1737 (2006), as an entity involved in Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; subsequently designated by U.N. Security Council resolution 2231 (2015); removed from the U.N. list on October 18, 2023, following the expiration of targeted sanctions contained in resolution 2231.

Listed by the European Union on June 18, 2010, as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, E.U. member states must freeze assets owned or controlled by the entity, directly or indirectly, and prevent assets from being made available to it.

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; also subject to the Iranian Financial Sanctions Regulations; foreign parties facilitating transactions for the entity or otherwise assisting the entity are subject to U.S. sanctions.

Sanctioned by the governments of Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom, restricting business and financial transactions with the entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries.

Listed by the Japanese government in 2022 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to missiles and biological, chemical, and nuclear weapons.

Listed by the British government in 2015 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement, but removed in 2017 after the U.K. withdrew its Iran list.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

June 1, 2009

Date Last Modified: 

December 20, 2023