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HISTORY OF THE BEST STEEL BAR SUPPLIER COMPANY IN BANGLADESH

The steel industry is a setup and developing industry in Bangladesh.  the business has developed as a significant supporter of the national economy. As indicated by the specialists, the development of the steel industry in Bangladesh is, for the most part, actuated by the fast extension of the nation’s shipbuilding and land area, just as the significant interests in different foundation ventures all through the nation. Rahim group was founded by Late Al-haj Abdur Rahim in 1958 at Shyampur, Dhaka, with a very small mill known as National Foundry. The 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.

Late Mr. Al-haj Abdur Rahim Had the vision and passion of achieving something greater that would transform the metal industry in Bangladesh. In 1968, the first re-rolling mill was commissioned to manufacture 40 grade deformed bars. 

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

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

Continuing expansion, the first steel plant in Bangladesh was established at Kachpur in 1984 by Late Mr. Al-haj 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.

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

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

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 form an integral role in steel manufacturing. Before the plant was established in Bangladesh , these products were imported from china and india by al steel manufactures in the country , thus incurring significant foreign exchange expenses . The established plant by Rahim Group meets the demand of Bangladesh & has the capacity to supply the products to the global market.

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 for the product.

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

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

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 68 MW of Energy.

In November 2010, for the first time in Bangladesh, Rahim Group started exporting Ferro Silicon products valued up to 5 million US Dollars to Italy, Netherlands, Luxemburg, India, Germany, Switzerland, and Bulgaria. The main industry complex of rahim group today spans an area of 100 acres of land at kachpur, With a dedicated team of 6000 employees.

From 30 employees and 1 factory to a corporation of 6000 employees with seven industries, The journey has not been easy, Rahim Group has been delivering quality products for 60 years. The remarkable journey and entrepreneurship of Late Mr . Abdur Rahim has made Rahim Group the leading manufacturer of steel products and Ferro alloys in Bangladesh . Late Mr . Al-Haj Abdur Rahim has worked up to 90 hours hours a week, seven days a week, for over  50 years with utmost dedication and determination to achieve his goals . This is more than double the average working of 40 hours a week. Even at the age of 85 , at the edge of his life he used to work 63 hours a week. He was a very religious and humble individual who sacrificed a lot to accomplish what he achieved today. We are privileged and proud to be a part of his team.

EMERGING OF THE LEADING STEEL MANUFACTURER COMPANY OF BANGLADESH THROUGHOUT THE YEARS FROM THE DAWN OF OUR ESTABLISHMENT

"The remarkable journey & entrepreneurship of Late Alhaji Abdur Rahim has made Rahim Group (RSM) the leading manufacturer of steel products & Ferro alloys in Bangladesh. We are privileged & proud to be a part of his team. Today we are a community of decent executives, specialists withstanding a huge gathering of gifted and certified specialists and experts, we have various prepared and experienced scientists and metallurgists (from home and abroad) in our association. Powerful Electric Arc Furnace with Water Cooled Roof, Shell Panels, and SCR controlled cathode controller, using the frothy slag practice; Oxy-Fuel Burners; highlights which no other organization in Bangladesh have coordinated. We have tried effortlessly to relive the experience of the successful evolution of Rahim Group, Rahim Steel Mills (RSM) from the very dawn of steel manufacturing revolution in Bangladesh. We have ventured our industries as diverse as steel to energy (power plants), from steel-bar, ferro-alloy market to Oxygen cylinder supplier in Bangladesh. 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 our customers with unparalleled products with a focus on quality & innovation."
“CONTINUOUS SUCCESS CAME ONTO US BY THE GRACE OF THE ALMIGHTY ALLAH & OUR PASSION FOR INNOVATION LED RAHIM GROUP TO ESTABLISH THE FIRST CHEMICAL PLANT IN BANGLADESH FOR FERRO MANGANESE, SILICON MANGANESE & FERRO SILICON PRODUCTION IN BANGLADESH. THESE PRODUCTS PLAY AN INTEGRAL ROLE IN STEEL/ROD/STEEL-BAR/CARBON-BAR PRODUCTION AND MANUFACTURING. TECHNOLOGICALLY ESTABLISHED OUR STEEL MILLS AND POWER PLANTS BY RAHIM GROUP (RSM) MEET THE DEMAND OF STEEL/ROD/DEFORMED BAR MARKET IN BANGLADESH & HAS THE CAPACITY TO SUPPLY THE PRODUCTS TO THE GLOBAL MARKET AS WELL.”

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From the modest beginning in 1958, Rahim Group has today grown into one of the leading steel manufacturers of Bangladesh.

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