BFS Drums, a direct investment of Italian manufacturing company SIMIC S.p.A., operates a large steel drum factory out of the Salafchegan Special Economic Zone near Tehran. The factory produces thousands of steel drums for Iranian companies for various storage uses including oil and gas, bitumen and petrochemicals. (Company Website)
According to a presentation given by Marianna Ginola of SIMIC S.p.A. to the Project Management Institute's Northern Italy Chapter, SIMIC established BFS as a "new business in Iran even active in an expansion that occupies 50 local dependents." This presentation also lists a major 2011 project in Iran, a 400,000 kg "pressure column for the petrochemical sector."