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Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering

Instructor Details


Don Pellow, PE

Engineering Consultant, Pellow Engineering Services

Leawood, Kansas, USA | Citizenship: USA | LinkedIn Profile

  • Director of Quality Processes, WireCo World Group, 1992 to 1994
  • Manager of Product Engineering, WireCo World Group, 1988 to 1992
  • Manager of Technical Services, Armco-Union Wire Rope, 1985 to 1988

Mr. Pellow is a thought-leader in the world of wire rope and rigging who has authored dozens papers and often conducts speaking and instructional sessions for the industry. With over 35 years of experience, Mr. Pellow operates Pellow Engineering Services after having served Wire Rope Corporation of American (now, WireCo World Group) in various leading engineering roles.

Mr. Pellow conducts field investigations, failure analysis, lab testing, and expert witness testimony as well as training and consulting services. He currently also publishes Bob's Rigging & Crane Handbook, a long-time industry text.

Mr. Pellow Provides "Office Hours" each month for enrolled students to discuss various elements of the coursework with him.