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History

The company was founded by Late Alhaji Abdur Rahim in 1958 at Shyampur, Dhaka with a very small mill known as National Foundry. Factory was located on 4 bighas land with only 30 employees. National Foundry was the producer of hand-loom pinions, manhole covers, iron pipes & cisterns made of cast iron.

Our Progress throuout the years

  • 1968

    First Re-rolling Mill

    The first re-rolling mill was commissioned to manufacture 40 grade deformed bars in 1968.

  • 1976

    Second Re-rolling Mill

    Owing to the success of the re-rolling mill and high customer demand, a second mill was established in 1976 at Shyampur, Known as Diamond Steel Products Company Private Limited.

  • 1983

    Ventured Into Ship Demolition Industry & Birth Of Rahim Steel Mill

    Rahim Group ventured into ship breaking or ship demolition industry in 1983 to obtain metal scrap. Till date, Rahim Group has successfully dismantled 49 ships of various sizes from different countries. The year of 1983 also marked the birth of Rahim Steel Mill at Kachpur, Sonargaon.

  • 1984

    First Steel & Gas Manufacturing Plant

    Continuing expansion, the first steel plant in Bangladesh was established at Kachpur in 1984 by Late Alhaji Abdur Rahim. His vision, dedication and hard work made it also possible to establish the first Bangladeshi industrial gas manufacturing plant for Oxygen, Acetylene and Nitrogen.

  • 1995

    Establishment Of Sonargaon Steels

    Rahim Group ventured into manufacturing of mild steel angles, channels, shafts and plain bars in 1995 through the establishment of Sonargaon Steels at Kachpur.

  • 2002

    Another Journey Into Energy Industry

    Not afraid of expanding horizons, the first 30 MW power plant, Rahim Energy was established on 1st December 2002, thus starting yet another journey into energy industry.

  • 2003

    Started Manufacturing Mild Steel Commercial Plates

    In March 2003, Rahim Steel Mill started manufacturing mild steel commercial plates. It is the first factory to manufacture mild steel commercial plates in Bangladesh and meets 20% of the country’s total demand of the product.

  • 2004

    Approved By Germanischer Lloyd

    In 2004, Rahim Steel Mill was approved by Germanischer Lloyd of Germany for manufacturing hull structural steel plates in GL-A-grade for ship building.

  • 2005

    First Coke Plant

    In 2005, Bangladesh’ first coke plant, Carbon Bangladesh Limited started its operation in Kachpur.

  • 2009

    Another 32 MW Plant

    In January 2009, another 32 MW plant was established to meet the growing energy demands of the factories established by Rahim Group. Currently, Rahim Energy Produces up to 62 MW of Energy.

  • 2010

    Started Exporting Chemicals

    In November 2010, for the first time in Bangladesh, Rahim Group started exporting Ferro Silicon products of value up to 5 million US Dollars to Italy, Netherlands, Luxemburg, India, Germany, Switzerland and Bulgaria.

"Continuous success, high demand & passion for innovation led Rahim Group to establish first chemical plant in Bangladesh for Ferro Manganese, Silicon Manganese & Ferro Silicon production. These products play an integral role in steel manufacturing. Established plant by Rahim Group meets the demand of Bangladesh & has the capacity to supply the products to the global market."

The remarkable journey & entrepreneurship of Late Alhaji Abdur Rahim has made Rahim Group the leading manufacturer of steel products & Ferro alloys in Bangladesh. We are privileged & proud to be a part of his team. We have tried with our best effort to relive the experience of the successful evolution of Rahim Group from 1958. We have ventured from industries as diverse as steel to energy. The success & accomplishments of the company have opened opportunities for foreign exchange income & employment opportunities. The national & global recognition strengthened Rahim Group’s drive to provide you with unparalleled products with a focus on quality & innovation.