Khorasan Metallurgy Industries

Also Known As: 

Khorasan Ammunition and Metallurgy Industries
Khorasan Metalogy Industries
Sanaye Metologie Iran
The Metallurgy Industries of Khorasan
Metalogy Industry of Khorasan

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Military


- Khalay Road, Seyeden Street, Mashad
- P.O. Box 91735-549, Mashad, Iran
- Kahlaj Road, End of Seyedi Street, Mashad, Iran


+98 511 385300

Involved in the production of centrifuge components, according to the U.N. Security Council; designated by the U.S. Department of the Treasury as an entity that is owned or controlled by, or acts or purports to act on behalf of, the Defense Industries Organization (DIO); subsidiary of the Ammunition Industries Group (AMIG), an affiliate of Iran's Ministry of Defence Armed Forces Logistics (MODAFL).

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) and 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.

Claims to manufactures cutting tools; in 2008, had the same agent and shared the same address, telephone number, and fax number as Amin Industrial Complex; shares an address with Kaveh Cutting Tools; reportedly shares an address with Samen Computer Service Center.


Designated by the U.N. Security Council on March 3, 2008, 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 March 12, 2008, as an entity linked to Iran's proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities or Iran's development of nuclear weapon delivery system; 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, South Korea, 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 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: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

December 20, 2023