Farayand Technique

Status:
Top Alert – Entity designated / sanctioned for terror, WMD and human rights violation

Also Known As:
Farayand Technique Company
Technology of Centrifuge of Iran Company (TCI)
Farayand Technic
Faraayand Technique

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program

Country:
Iran

Address:
Esfahan, Iran
Saadat Abad, Kaj Square, Sarv Gharbi, Sina Medical Building, first floor, unit 8, Tehran, Iran
Zobe-Ahan Highway, after highway police station, Siman Road, Ashtarjan industrial city, Sixth Avenue, building of the board of trustees of the industrial city, number 59, Isfahan, Iran (Factory)
End of North Karegar Avenue, Shomali, Tehran, Iran
P.O. Box 14155-1339, Tehran, Iran
Esfahan (Isfahan), Iran

Person of interests:
Jafar Mohammadi;
Hassani;
Morteza Behzad (the Director General);
Seyed Amir Moaeyed Molaie;
Morteza Behzad

Reason for the color:
Farayand Technique is associated with Iran’s gas centrifuge program
Added on Consolidated List of Financial Sanctions Targets in the UK;
Added to the Specially Designated National (SDN) list maintained by the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) on June 8, 2007, 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; described by the U.S. Treasury Department as an entity that is “owned or controlled by” or acts or purports to act “for or on behalf of” the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) and/or the Kalaye Electric Company, a subsidiary of AEOI;
Listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council resolution 1737 of December 23, 2006, as an entity involved in Iran’s proliferation-sensitive nuclear activities, specifically its centrifuge program; with some exceptions, the U.N. designation requires states to freeze financial assets on their territories which are owned or controlled by the entity, by its agents, or by entities it owns or controls; the U.N. 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 entity; existence disclosed to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) in October 2003 and revealed as a subsidiary of Kalaye Electric Company in January 2004; has had a number of different roles in Iran’s centrifuge enrichment program; was intended to be a centrifuge assembly site; said to be the Quality Control Centre for all centrifuge components manufactured for the centrifuge enrichment facility at Natanz; has capabilities suitable for the testing and assembly of centrifuges;

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