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Fundamentals of Rigging Engineering

Instructor Details


Fernando ferraz alves, PE

Managing Director, Industrial Training International Latin America

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Citizenship: Brazil | LinkedIn Profile

  • Member, Brazilian Association of Technical Standards (ABNT)
  • Commercial Director, Fluke Engenharia
  • Head of Engineering, Cimaf Wire Rope Division

Mr. Ferraz is a leading wire rope and rigging expert based in Rio de Janeiro. Gaining a civil engineering degree from Universidade Mackenzie in 1982, and an MBA from Fundacao Getulio Vargas in Sao Paulo in 1990, Mr. Ferraz has has incredible success with the founding of Fluke Tecnologia, acquired by Fluke Engenharia.

Prior to Fluke, Mr. Ferraz followed in his father's footsteps by joining Cimaf - Belgo Mineira (Wire Rope Division) and worked his way from Quality Engineer to Engineering Department Chief. His father was a key engineer in the establishment of several wire rope manufacturing plants in Brazil in the 1950s, 60s, and 70s.

Currently, Mr. Ferraz serves as Managing Director of ITI Latin America providing wire rope, rigging, and load handling training for ITI throughout Latin America. 

Mr. Ferraz Provides Instruction in the Following Courses:

  • RE-170 Standards & Regulations for Load Handling Equipment