Travis Iran Co. (formerly, Travis Iran Chemical Co.) was founded in 1994 with a decree from the council of ministers of the Islamic Republic of Iran. At the time of its foundation, it became the first ever Iranian-foreign private joint stock company following the Islamic Revolution of 1979. For over two decades, Travis Iran has been a dominant player in Iran's petroleum chemistry market and, today, is one of the leading producer of specialty chemicals for the oil, gas, and petrochemical industries as well as for industrial water treatment.
Premises, Facilities, and Personnel
Travis Iran has a head office in central Tehran and its production facilities are located in an industrial complex near the town of Firouzkouh, Iran approximately 120 kilometers east of Tehran. Travis Iran has 30 personnel which are comprised of 19 office employees at the head office and 11 workers at the factory.
The Management Team
Travis Iran is owned and managed by seasoned businesspeople with decades of experience in particular in Iran's oil, gas, petrochemical industries as well as water treatment market.
Board of Directors and Top Management
Mr. M. F. Tarjoman
Chairman of the Board / Owner
Mr. S. Talari
Managing Director / Owner
Mr. S. Monfared
International Affairs Director / Owner
Mr. D. Shadman
Deputy Managing Director / Commercial Manager
Dr. M. Teimoori
Oil, Gas, and Petrochemical
Mr. F. Posth
Mr. A. Mirbagheri
Marketing & Sales Manager
Mr. A. F. Tarjoman
Business Systems & I.T. / Promotions
Travis Iran sells the bulk of its products to state-owned companies in Iran but also to a number of non-state-owned companies that are publicly or privately owned. The following is a list of the most important customers:
National Iranian Oil Company (N.I.O.C.)
Established in 1948, the National Iranian Oil Company, also known by its acronym, N.I.O.C., is Iran's state-owned company in charge of managing the exploration, extraction, refinement, and distribution of the country's petroleum and petroleum byproducts. N.I.O.C. is under the direction of the Petroleum Ministry of the Islamic Republic of Iran. It has many subsidiary companies in various parts of Iran, six of which are customers of Travis Iran products:
(1) N.I.S.O.C: National Iranian South Oilfields (Oil) Company
(2) I.O.O.C: Iran Offshore Oil Company
(3) N.I.D.C: National Iranian Drilling Company
(4) N.I.C.O: Naftiran Intertrade Company
(5) N.I.T.C: National Iranian Tanker Company
(6) I.C.O.F.C: Iran Central Oilfields Company
National Iranian Petrochemical Company (N.P.C.)
Established in 1964, the National Iranian Petrochemical Company (or N.P.C.) is Iran's main state-owned petrochemical company. N.P.C. produces a vast array of products categorized into chemicals, fertilizers, aromatics, polymers, fuels and hydrocarbons. The main products of N.P.C. are methanol and ethane.
Of the many affiliate companies of N.P.C., the top five largest that Travis Iran works with are:
(1) Arak (Shazand) Petrochemical Company
(2) Shiraz Petrochemical Company
(3) Razi Petrochemical Company
(4) Pardis Petrochemical Complex
(5) Tabriz Petrochemical Company
National Iranian Gas Company (N.I.G.C.)
The National Iranian Gas Company is Iran's state-owned and largest gas company. It was established in 1965 and has many subsidiary companies in Iran and Travis Iran works with the following two:
(1) S.P.G.C: South Pars Gas Company
(2) F.J.G.P.C: Fajr Jam Gas Production Company
Mobarakeh Steel Company (M.S.C.)
The largest steel company in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, M.S.C. was established in 1993. Today, it produces a wide range of steel products and between 2009 and 2010 reached over 7 million metric tons of production. Travis Iran does business with Mobarakeh Steel Company via its water treatment division.
Arya Sasol Polymer Company (A.S.P.C.)
Arya Sasol Polymer Company (A.S.P.C.) was established as a joint venture company between South African company Sasol Limited and the National Iranian Petrochemical Company (N.P.C.). Arya Sasol was established when a number of the production units of the Pars Petrochemical Complex were purchased by Sasol to form an independent petrochemical complex in the Asaluyeh industrial zone in southern Iran. Following international sanctions in 2013, Sasol sold its shares of A.S.P.C. to a local buyer and pulled out of the Iranian market. Since its establishment, A.S.P.C. has endeavored to become the best petrochemical development and manufacturing company in the Middle East region.
National Iranian Copper Industries Company
The National Iranian Copper Industries Company (also known as NISICO) is a state-owned copper production company and the largest copper producer in Iran. It was established in 1972 under the name Sarcheshmeh Copper Mines Company and changed its name to the current one in 1976. Today, NISICO is one of the top 50 highest grossing companies in the country.
Iran Alloy Steel Company (I.A.S.C.)
Founded in 1999, Iran Alloy Steel Company is a public joint stock company and one of the largest steel production companies in Iran.