VOL. 12 March ISSUE YEAR 2011


PRI and MFN have enjoyed a close relationship for many years. MFN is a partner in education in Nadcap and the magazine publishes "Nadcap - The Column" in every issue. Last August Joe Pinto started his new position as next PRI Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Joe Pinto had a series of leadership assignments in many countries throughout the Asia/Pacific region, Canada and the USA. MFN was very pleased to get a chance to interview him in person.

WISTA Ltd. – Manufacturer and supplier of shot blasting systems is introducing to the market an innovative system of abrasive collection with broader spectrum of applications.

Fischer GmbH of Dillenburg, Germany, a worldwide renowned leading manufacturer of plastic blast media, has been in existence for over 30 years already. Established back in 1979 by Dipl.-Ing. Volker Fischer, the company enjoyed continuous growth and has in every respect (technical, logistic, personal and financial) a very sound structure. It enters its 4th decade with a completely new appearance. The reasons for this change are explained by Executive Director Mr. Andreas Fischer in the following interview for MFN.

Cover Page

Author : Shouren Wang

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

Author : Mario Guagliano

Good Vibrations

Author : Paul Rawlinson

Off the Beaten Track

Author : Giovanni Gregorat

Nadcap Column

From Editor's Desk

Author : Andrzej Wojtas