National Iranian Steel Company (NISCO)

Also Known As: 

National Iranian Steel (N.I.S. Co)
National Iranian Steel Co.
National Iranian Steel Corporation

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear
  • Military

Address: 

No. 685, Vali asr, Tehran 15946, Iran
No. 21, Assadabadi Street, Tehran 14336 Iran (head office)

Phone: 

0098 21 8161, (021) 8714993, (021)8711393, (+9821) 889.91.04, 218162212

Fax: 

0098 21 8903715, 98 21 8816 1000, 98 21 680 8218

E-Mail: 

nisco@niscoir.com

Entity Web Site: 

www.niscoir.com

Listed as an entity of concern for occasional military procurement activities in an early warning document distributed by the German government to industry in July 2005; intended recipient of an isostatic press, the procurement of which was denied in 1994 by a member state of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG); affiliated with Iran's Ministry of Industries and Mines; responsible for the administration, policy making and financing of steel exploration, production, distribution and sale in Iran; produces, through its subsidiaries, slabs, blooms, billets, I-beams, round bars, hot and cold rolls, rods, pipes and galvanized sheets; maintains five major integrated steel plants; subsidiaries include Esfahan Steel Co., Khuzestan Steel Company (K.S.C), Mobarakeh Steel Co., Iranian Alloy Steel Company, Kerman Steel Industries Company, Iran National Steel Industrial Group (INSIG), Kaviyan Steel Company, Khorasan Steel Complex, and Iran Rolling Mills Storage Co.; reportedly holds 49 percent of the Kuwait-based United Steel Industrial Company.

Mentioned Suspect Entities & Suppliers: 

Date Entered: 

April 30, 2008

Date Last Modified: 

April 30, 2008