Bangladesh Machine Tools Factory (BMTF) Ltd is one of the largest commercial enterprises of its kind in Bangladesh. It is located at Shimultoly area of Gazipur Sadar-1700 and which is about 35 km North of Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. The factory has an area of 260 acres including BMTF-2 at Fulbaria, Hotapara, Gazipur.BMTF was built with the motive of functioning as the mother industry of the country to support small enterprises dealing with minor engineering products. To accelerate the industrialization of the then East Pakistan, the factory started its journey in 1967.

Planning was conceived for a Mother Industry in 1963

Construction started in 1967

Operation & Management was given to Bangladesh Steel & Engineering Corporation in 1972

Factory’s Operation started in 1979

Factory was closed for 6 years (1994-2000)

BMTF was handed over to Bangladesh Army at 27 July 2000

After the independence, the factory was inaugurated on 11th February 1979 under the management of Bangladesh Govt. Later Honorable Prime Minister of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina officially handed over the factory to Bangladesh Army on 27 July 2000 to increase its efficiency. Since then BMTF Ltd is functioning as a State-Owned Limited Company under the management of Bangladesh Army.

Initial Management Authority of BMTF (Bangladesh Steel & Engineering Corporation)

Handing Over Ceremony of BMTF to Bangladesh Army

Handing Over Ceremony of BMTF to Bangladesh Army

Valuable Comments during Handing Over Ceremony

Under the leadership of a Major General, Military personnel of various ranks and civilian employees are the main driving force of this organization. BMTF Ltd has seventeen factories/shops within its premises. It is well equipped with varieties of high production machineries and equipment for various promising products.

BMTF under the efficient leadership of Bangladesh Army and with the motto of “Production Through Excellence”, the driving motive of this mega-industry is now to do business through the contribution in national economy along with serving the nation with quality, wisdom, and hard work.