Iran Centrifuge Technology Company

Also Known As: 

TSA
TESA
Sherkate Technology Centrifuge Iran
Iran Centrifuge Technology Co.
Iran's Centrifuge Technology Company

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

Address: 

-Yousef Abad District, No. 1,  37th Street, Tehran, Iran 
-Khalij-e Fars Boulevard, Kilometre 10 of Atomic Energy Road, Rowshan Shahr, Third Moshtaq Street, Esfahan, Iran 
-156 Golestan Street, Saradr-e Jangal, Tehran, Iran 

 

Manufactures uranium enrichment centrifuge parts; operates an assembly complex at Natanz; involved in the production of IR-1 and IR-2M centrifuges.

Added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on November 21, 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 (WMD) and their delivery systems; 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 Japanese government in 2015 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to nuclear weapons; listed by the British government in 2013 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement.

According to the European Union, "has taken over the activities of Farayand Technique" and "carries out work for Kalaye Electric Company"; reportedly identified by the British government in April 2015 to the U.N. Panel of Experts as part of an active Iranian nuclear procurement network.

Reportedly replaced Pars Tarash and Farayand Technique after the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) had placed seals on both companies; reportedly took over the activities of Iran Cutting Tools Manufacturing (TABA) from Equipment Supplier for Nuclear Industries Corporation (ESNICO). 

Chairman reportedly is Jafar Mohammadi, an expert in centrifuge manufacturing; managing director is Farhad Bujar; Amjad Sazegar reportedly is a former director.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

September 1, 2011

Date Last Modified: 

May 19, 2015