Astra Industrial Group Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the pharmaceuticals, specialty chemicals, power and steel, mining, and other businesses in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the Republic of Iraq, Africa, and internationally. The company develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes branded generic and under-licensed pharmaceuticals products in various therapeutic areas, including CNS, cardiovascular, anti-infective, respiratory, and muscular skeletal system; and produces masterbatches, dust-free additives, and custom-made thermoplastic compounds, and liquid and paste colorants for polymer manufacturing and converting, and plastic processing industries. It also manufactures, imports, and distributes a range of agrochemicals, fertilizers, public health and veterinary pesticides, seeds, and other agricultural inputs; and produces pre-engineered steel buildings and steel structures, as well as steel billets and rebars for the construction industry. In addition, the company explores for ores and minerals. Further, it builds, operates, manages, and invests in industrial plants. Further, it is involved in the metal based construction of industrial buildings and building frames. Astra Industrial Group Company was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.