Jesús de La Garza’s extensive experience in blasting equipment and management prompted him to start Equipos de Abrasión in 1991 with the purpose of selling spare parts and abrasive backed by quality service. Mr. de la Garza graduated as a Mechanical and Electrical Engineer at the Universidad Autonoma de Mexico. He then joined Texaco in 1968 as an engineer in lubrication systems. Mr. de La Garza has been involved in blast cleaning industry since 1976 when he was hired by Wheelabrator de Mexico as a sales engineer.
In 1997, after being appointed an Electronics, Inc. distributor for Mexico, Mr. de La Garza expanded his knowledge in technology, products, standards and procedures related to the shot peening process. He successfully completed Shot Peening Levels 1 and 2 and is now a speaker at the annual EI Shot Peening Training seminars in Mexico. Mr. de La Garza and Equipos de Abrasión have worked closely with EI Shot Peening Training to make the Mexico seminars successful.