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MISTRAS Reaches Safety Milestone at Shell Martinez Refinery

Princeton Junction, NJ - May, 2011 - For the 14th consecutive year, MISTRAS Service employees have gone without a recordable injury while working at the Shell Oil Refinery in Martinez, Calif.

"This is an incredible safety accomplishment for the MISTRAS employees working at this facility, especially when you consider that these employees have worked over 4,500 days performing various duties in an environment that, at times, can be extremely unforgiving," said Mike Price, General Manager for the MISTRAS San Francisco lab, which services the Shell Martinez location. "This particular group of NDE and Inspection professionals continue to set the safety bar at a very high level. The slightest indiscretion gets our clients attention quickly, where safety is concerned, and I am proud of this group's continued focus on doing their respective jobs with safety always in the forefront of their actions."

MISTRAS has worked at this facility for 17 years and has been awarded the Shell "Eagle Award" for Excellence in Safety three times.

"Often we focus on goals like a million man hours and this focus can allow us to sometimes lose sight of truly remarkable performances as seen exercised here at the Shell Refinery," said Chris Smith, Group Corporate Compliance Officer for MISTRAS. "Every day the MISTRAS employees at Shell Martinez are getting up and dialing in on safety and after fourteen years, regardless of the focus, this is an exceptional accomplishment."

About MISTRAS Group:
MISTRAS is a leading "one source" global provider of technology-enabled asset protection solutions used to evaluate the structural integrity of critical energy, industrial and public infrastructure. Mission critical services and solutions are delivered globally and provide customers with asset life extension, improved productivity and profitability, compliance with government safety and environmental regulations, and enhanced risk management operational decisions.

MISTRAS uniquely combines its industry-leading products and technologies - 24/7 on-line monitoring of critical assets; mechanical integrity (MI) and non-destructive testing (NDT) services; destructive testing (DT) services; process and fixed asset engineering and consulting services; and its world class enterprise inspection data management and analysis software (PCMS™) to provide comprehensive and competitive products, systems and services solutions from a single source provider.

For more information, please visit the company's website at http://www.mistrasgroup.com or contact Nestor S. Makarigakis, Group Director, Marketing Communications at marcom@mistrasgroup.com.

The information posted is as of the date indicated and, to our knowledge, was timely and accurate when posted. We are under no obligation to update or remove outdated information other than as required by applicable law or regulation.
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