Simatic Development Co.

Also Known As: 


Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear


Tehran, Iran

Involved in the procurement of inverters for Iran's uranium enrichment program.

Listed by the European Union on December 21, 2012 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; added to the Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Treasury Department'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 Japanese government in 2013 as an entity of concern for proliferation relating to nuclear weapons.

Was contracted in early 2010 by Kalaye Electric company (KEC) to procure Vacon inverters for uranium enrichment centrifuges; linked to the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI); imports and distributes Siemens industrial automation equipment; company officials reportedly include Masoud Pirhayati (company manager) and B. Ali Moghiseh.

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Date Entered: 

January 1, 2012

Date Last Modified: 

May 1, 2013