Ak Makina

Engineering
Turkey
Ak Makina

As of July 1, 2020, Ak Makina is listed as an entity “determined, based on credible information available to the public, to be engaged in prohibited activities in Iran pursuant to P.L. 2012, c.25 (“Chapter 25”).  

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As of June 8, 2020, Ak Makina is listed on the Pennsylvania Department of General Services Iran Free Procurement List. Entities included on this list are ineligible to enter into a contract with the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for goods and services worth at least $1,000,000 per sections 3501-3506 of the Commonwealth Procurement Code, 62 Pa. C.S. §§ 3501-3506.

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As of April 15, 2020, Ak Makina is included on the Tennessee list of persons it determines engage in investment activities in Iran, as described in § 12-12-105. 

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As of April 15, 2020, Ak Makina is included as an entity determined to be non-responsive bidders/offerers pursuant to The New York State Iran Divestment Act of 2012.  

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In 2018 and 2019 Tennessee used the New York list of “Entities determined to be non-responsive bidders/offerers pursuant to the New York State Iran Divestment Act of 2012.” AK Makina was included on this list in 2018 and 2019. Tennessee states "Inclusion on this list would make a person ineligible to contract with the state of Tennessee, if a person ceases its engagement in investment activities in Iran, it may be removed from the list."

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In 2019, the U.S. states of Mississippi, Pennsylvania and New York listed AK Makina on their state lists of Companies Doing Business with the Iranian Petroleum/Natural Gas, Nuclear and Military Sectors, rendering Ak Makina ineligible for investment and/or state contracting.

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In 2017, the U.S. states of Mississippi, Pennsylvania and New York listed AK Makina on their state lists of Companies Doing Business with the Iranian Petroleum/Natural Gas, Nuclear and Military Sectors, rendering Ak Makina ineligible for investment and/or state contracting.

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AK Makina is a Turkish mechanical company that trades in machinery from such manufacturers as Hyundai-Kia, Hyundai Heavy Industries, LG, and others (Company Website). 

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A leaked US diplomatic cable shows that Ak Makina has been attempting to export machinery to an Iranian company, Shahid Hemmat Industrial Group, that has been developing a liquid missile propellant for the Iranian nuclear program. Despite American requests to the Turkish government to stop the transaction, it appears that Ak Makina has not cut their ties with Iran (AftenpostenTurkish Firm Ak Makina Continued Assistance to Missile-Related Entities in Iran, 6/26/2009).