• Bahrain Steel
    Bahrain Steel: Established in 1984, Bahrain Steel, wholly owned by Foulath, is a leading producer of iron-ore pellets used in the production of steel. It operates two pelletizing plants in the Kingdom of Bahrain with a total capacity of 12 million tons per year. It is the largest DR merchant pelletizing producer in the world and the only one located in the Middle East.
  • SULB
    SULB Company B.S.C.:
    In 2009, Foulath formed SULB as a joint venture with the Japanese steel industry Yamato Kogyo and opened its DRI and heavy steel production plant in Bahrain. It acquired a light-to-medium rolling mill in Jubail, which became SULB Saudi Arabia. The two parts of SULB meet the region’s needs for steel sections, with exports made further afield. It is the Middle East region's first fully integrated medium and heavy beams and structural steel sections producer.
  • Foulath Infotech
    Foulath Infotech: In 2019, Bahrain Steel and its sister companies from the Foulath Group engaged in an all-out commitment to a state-of-the-art digitalization transformation programme. Welcome to the start of a new era. Welcome to Foulath 4.0
Foulath Holding BSC Closed

Established in 2008 in the Kingdom of Bahrain, Foulath Holding is an investment company dedicated to the sustainable development and growth of the steel industry in the GCC and the broader Middle East, and North Africa (MENA) region.

Foulath operates one of the largest fully integrated single-site steel complexes in the world, covering 1.7 million square meters, complete with port and jetty facilities. It oversees more than US$2.4 billion of assets through its subsidiaries - Bahrain Steel and SULB. Producing annually over 12 million tons of high-quality iron ore pellets and more than 1 million tons of structural steel, Foulath constitutes a uniquely integrated steel producer that positions Bahrain as a key player in the region and the world ’s steel sector.

It is a significant contributor to Bahrain’s economy and to the creation of numerous direct and indirect jobs. Foulath’s subsidiaries are responsible for almost 5% of the Kingdom’s GDP, and about 25% of its non-oil exports. Bahraini nationals constitute around 51% of Foulath’s employees.

As a user of iron ore, we never forget our responsibility towards the very source of our business – the planet. Foulath’s commitment to conduct its operations in an environmentally conscious and socially inclusive fashion influences its strategy for sustainable growth. Principles of zero-harm, resource efficiency, circular economy, and care for the community and employees are deeply embedded in the Group’s operating philosophy as it focuses on transitioning to lower carbon-intensive operations and promoting sustainable steelmaking.