VOL. 13 November ISSUE YEAR 2012


Interview with Mr. Torsten Ketelsen, Chief Executive Officer, GMA Garnet Group. The Group is an integrated mining, processing, shipping, global marketing and distribution organisation providing high quality industrial garnet for the surface preparation and waterjet cutting industries with operations established within Western Australia and strategically located warehouses worldwide. The Group has pioneered the operation of large-scale garnet recycling facilities in Italy, Saudi Arabia, UAE and USA offering an environmentally friendly solution to the disposal of used garnet.

MFN had the opportunity to talk to Carlo Sgarbossa, Marketing and Sales Manager of Pometon SpA in Maerne, Italy.

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Science Update

Author : Prof. Dr. Janez Grum, Sebastjan Zagar BSc.

Shot Peening in the Automotive Industry

Author : Mario Guagliano

Good Vibrations

Author : Dirk Gather

MFN Trainer Column

Author : Sirko Fricke

Off the Beaten Track

Author : Giovanni Gregorat

Nadcap Column

From Editor's Desk

Author : Andrzej Wojtas


Author : Shirish Thatte, VP - Technical

Author : Tribhuwan Raj Bhandari, Managing Director

Author : John Eyres

Author : Paolo Redaelli