Also Known As:
- Vacuum Karan
- Vacuum Karan Co
3rd Floor, No. 6, East 2nd, North Kheradmand, Karimkhan Street, Tehran, Iran
Supplies vacuum pumps used in Iran's nuclear program; 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 May 9, 2013, 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 supporters.
Worked with the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) in 2012 to procure vacuum equipment needed for the Iranian nuclear program;has sought Western-origin vacuum pumps through Asia-based intermediaries.