News Release

November 21, 2005

Metal Improvement Company Publishes Ninth Edition of Shot Peening Applications Guide

Paramus, NJ, Nov. 21 – Metal Improvement Company (MIC) has published the ninth edition of its Shot Peening Applications Guide, also known as the "MIC Green Book".

MIC’s Shot Peening Applications Guide is a comprehensive technical resource on shot peening and covers the process’s theory, response to metals and effectiveness in various applications. The 64-page publication is available in four-color hard copy format, or you can download the entire manual or select chapters of interest in PDF format through the company’s web site (

Metal Improvement Company provides precision metal finishing services, including shot peening, laser peening, coating services and heat treating, through a network of over 50 facilities in North America and Europe. Metal Improvement Company is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW).

Curtiss-Wright Corporation, headquartered in Roseland, NJ, is a diversified company that designs, manufactures and overhauls products for motion control and flow control applications in addition to providing metal treatment services. For more information about Curtiss-Wright visit


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