Sanam Industries Group

Subordinate of Iran's Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) that has purchased equipment for the Iranian missile program

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

Risk Level:99%

May harm your business future. Persons or entities that engage in transactions with this entity will be exposed to sanctions or subject to an enforcement action.

Working with this entity means supporting Iranian Regime, Regime Terrorist Activities & development of WMD

Subordinate of Iran’s Aerospace Industries Organization (AIO) that has purchased equipment for the Iranian missile program on AIO’s behalf;

Intended recipient of test instruments and accessories (spectrum analyzers, signal generators and network analyzers), the procurement of which was denied on September 14, 1998, by a member state of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG);

Reportedly purchased jet mills from Japan’s Seishin Enterprise Co. for possible use in the production of missile fuel;

According to an officer of the Russian Federal Security Service, involved in an attempt in 1997 to obtain components for liquid fuel missile engines from Russia’s NPO “Trud;” allegedly, according to an officer of the Russian Federal Security Service, involved in an attempt to construct a wind tunnel to conduct aerodynamic tests at Russia’s Central Aero-Hydrodynamic Institute (TsAGI);

Affiliated with Tessag Ina Iran AG;

On July 21, 2010, Milad Jafari charged (in absentia) with illegally exporting and attempting to export specialized metals from the United States to Iran, via Turkey, between February 2004 and August 2007; operated Macpar and STEP, both companies with locations in Istanbul and Tehran that allegedly provided support for AIO subordinates and were linked to transactions with front companies for Sanam Industrial Group and Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group (SHIG);

Also Known As:
Sanam Industrial Group
Sanam Industrial Production Group
Sanam Projects Management (SPM)
Sanam Industrial Company
Sanam Industries Co.

Involved In:
Nuclear Weapon Program
Missile Weapon Program


– Pasdaran Road 15, Tehran Iran
– 3rd Fl., Sanam Bldg., Nobonyad Sq., Pasdaran Ave., Tehran (19579), Iran
– P.O. Box 19575/596, Tehran, Iran


Reason for the color:
» On July 18, 2006, added to the Specially Designated National (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 British government in 2008 as an entity of potential concern for WMD-related procurement;
» Listed by the European Union on April 21, 2007, pursuant to U.N. Security Council resolution 1747, as an entity whose funds and economic resources, and those it owns, holds or controls, must be frozen by E.U. member states, with some exceptions, and within their jurisdiction;
» Listed in an annex to U.N. Security Council resolution 1747 of March 24, 2007, as an entity involved in Iran’s nuclear or ballistic missile activities; 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;