Larry Means, PE

President, Means Engineering & Consulting

Helena, Missouri, USA | Citizenship: USA | LinkedIn Profile

  • Chair, ASME B30 Crane & Rigging Main Committee (former)
  • Manager of Product Engineering, WireCo World Group, 1967 to 2002
  • Member, Wire Rope Technical Board, 1971 to 2005

Mr. Means is a world-leading expert on the manufacturing and use of wire rope. Spanning 5 decades, Mr. Means served WireCo World Group, then Wire Rope Corporation of America, as their head engineer for wire rope - the company is currently the world's largest manufacturer of wire rope.  

Mr. Means vast experience and expertise helped elect him to the Chairman position of the ASME B30 Main Committee from 2001 to 2004. Mr. Means is on a short-list of subject-matter experts consistently retained for wire rope and rigging-related incidents for expert witness testimony and accident investigations.

Mr. Means Provides Instruction in the Following Courses:

  • RE-130 Rigging & Load Handling Equipment Engineering & Applications