HISTORY

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 this is about 35 km North of Dhaka Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport. The factory has an area of 260 acres which is 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. After the independence, the factory was inaugurated on 11th February 1979. Due to various set back the factory was closed down in 1994. After about six years, Honorable Prime Minister of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh, Sheikh Hasina officially handed over the factory to Bangladesh Army on 27 July 2000. Since then BMTF Ltd is functioning as a State-Owned Limited Company under the management of Bangladesh Army.

Under the leadership of a Major General, Military personnel of various rank and civilian employees are the main driving force of the organization. BMTF Ltd has fifteen factories/shops within its premises. It is well equipped with variety of high production machineries and equipment’s for various engineering products. BMTF Ltd is providing diversified and varieties of products like excellent quality, durable, ecofriendly and low maintenance Concrete Pole, Manufacturing and fabricating heavy structural steel, trusses, and architecturally exposed structural steel, Manufacturing of all types of foundry patterns for prototype and production, forged and machined components, Producing and assembling engineering and agro-based machineries as well as defense equipment, Manufacturing wooden and steel furniture, Manufacturing defense footgear, dress and fashion shoes as well as leather products, Galvanizing service for all structural and general steelwork, ranging up to the largest infrastructure and commercial projects, Assembling and fabricating automobile of particular brands through joint venture, Machine Shop products, Manufacturing an admirable range of light-weight, long lasting LED and CFL tubes and bulbs, Manufacture and supply of an exclusive collection of metal and embroidered badges, medals, insignia, assembling electronic equipment and few more. Under the efficient leadership of Bangladesh Army and with the motto of “Production Through Excellence”, the driving forces of this mega-industry is now serving the nation with quality, wisdom, and hard work.

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