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

Listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council resolution 1803 of March 3, 2008, because of links to Iran's proliferation sensitive nuclear activities or development of nuclear weapon delivery systems; with some exceptions, the designation requires states to freeze financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, by entities it owns or controls, or by entities determined by the Security Council to have assisted the designated entity in evading sanctions; the designation also requires states 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 listed entity; listed by the European Union on March 12, 2008 pursuant to U.N. Security Council Resolution 1803, applying the restrictions mandated by the United Nations; sanctioned by the governments of South Korea, Norway, and Switzerland, restricting business and financial transactions with the entity and/or freezing its assets in those countries; 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 by the Japanese government in 2011 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to nuclear weapons; listed by the British government in 2011 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement.

Identified by OFAC as an end-user of maraging steel shipments provided by Karl Lee, also known as Li Fangwei (Li Fang Wei), 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.

Designated by OFAC 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); involved in the production of centrifuge components; 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.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

January 26, 2004

Date Last Modified: 

June 1, 2012