According to Public Relations and International Affairs of Qeshm Free Zone Organization, Ata Tafazoli told to reporters: With regard to the change of global price of zinc bullion, the annual value of its export products is expected to increase to $ 45 million in a year. But the average value of this unit's export products during the past years was between 20 and 30 million dollars.
He announced that the capacity of the zinc sheets of this production unit reaches in 20 thousand tons at per year, adding: With a 6 percent share in the country, the company exports 95 percent of its product to countries such as Germany, Italy, China, India, Turkey, the United Arab Emirates, and several other countries.
We have succeeded in utilizing the knowledge of the engineers of the company to provide 30% of the zinc ingot material from the waste of previous years.
According to him, from the beginning of the operation of this Factory in the Qeshm Free Zone, until the end of September this year, 237,942 tons of zinc ingots have been produced and exported.
Tafazli stated: About 50,000 tons of sulfuric acid is produced annually in the country as a strategic commodity in this unit, with the purpose of using it in domestic use as well as providing part of the domestic demand.
Referring to the fact that since 2017, 25 tons of BZS concentrates with a 20 percent grade produced the zinc feed in this company, he added: This year, from the far-reaching processes of the past years, we were able to increase the daily production of concentrate to 80 tons per day.
CEO of Qeshm Melting and Reviving Zinc Company said: This industrial unit started its activity in 35 hectares of land in 1997 And the first stage of producing zinc sheets on this company in 1999 was 5,000 tons And with perseverance and planning, after one year we managed to reaches our products to 10,000 tons, And in 1380, with the launch of phase two, we succeeded in producing 20,000 tons of zinc sheets in per year.
According to this report, Qeshm Melting and Reviving Zinc Company, as one of the companies sponsored by the Qeshm Free Zone Organization, has 374 skilled workers, that most of them indigenous forces, as an important contributor to sustainable employment in the region.