Libyan Iron and Steel Company

Libyan Iron and Steel Company


The Libyan Iron and steel is considered one  of the largest industrial companies in Libya , located on an area of 1,200 hectares near the town of Misrata , just 210 kilometres to the east of the city of Tripoli .

The design capacity of the company’s 1.324 million tons of liquid steel per annum adopting direct reduction of iron pellets using domestic natural gas .

The foundation stone was laid for the company in 18/09/1979 , marking the award of heavy manufacturing base in Libya .

On 09/09/1989 the opening of production units and so the company has entered the stage of production.

And the company has the following production units :

1 –  direct reduction plant ( 3 units ) .

2 –steel melt shops(1.2 ) .

3 –   bar and rod mills ( 4 lines ) .

4 –  light and medium section mill .

5 – hot strip mill.

6 – cold strip mill .

7 – galvanizing line .

8 – coating line .

It also includes many of the ancillary units and facilities , including:

1 – port and pellet stock yard.

2 –  power and water desalination plant.

3 –  oxygen and compressed air.

4 – lime plant .

5 – Central Workshop .

6 – Training Centre .

7 – quality control laboratories .

8 – The resort and beach club .

As part of the company’s interest and strive to respond to the customer’s requests , and to impose its position in international markets between steel companies the company  has  adopted  a system of international standards for quality (iso 9001/2000) and formed a council for quality assurance of the effectiveness of its application and in order to achieve desired goals , the Libyan Iron and Steel company has acquired the twelfth Europe Award of quality in 1998 , and obtained the international quality certificate (iso 9001/2000 ) on 25/03/2002 .

Marketing General Manager

Tel  : +218 51 2619680 / 2613810

Fax : +218 51 2619680 / 2613810   / 2741522






About AISU

Arab Iron and Steel Union ( AISU ) was established in Algeria in 1971 as the first Arab union of Arab countries to be established under the umbrella of the Council of Economic Unity in the League of Arab States.

AISU is a non-governmental organization of a private nature, not of a political or commercial nature.

AISU works in the field of preparing studies, organizing courses and holding periodic conferences for the prosperity of the Arab iron and steel industry. The union includes a wide range of companies with multiple activities related to the iron and steel industry.

Information About Union

92 Members

28 Board of Directors

17 Country

300.000 Employees

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General Secretariat
Tel +21323304221 Fax +21323304254
Mail: relex@solbarab.org

Cairo Regional Office
Tel +20233356219 Fax +20233374790
Mail: aisucairo@solbarab.org

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