Total Structures has announced the addition of Peter Hind to its team in Ventura CA. Hind is a professional structural engineer with twenty years experience in the entertainment industry. His early experience with the industry was with M A Richards and partners of London, and included engineering of roof systems for the likes of Genesis, Bowie, McCartney and Clapton among others.
For the past six years he was employed by Total Structures' sister company, Total Fabrications, in the UK and during that time was a significant contributor to the ESTA Technical Standards Committee responsible for writing ANSI standard E1.2 2000 Entertainment Technology Design, Manufacture and Use of Aluminum Truss and Towers Entertainment, as well as contributing to the development of a number of British standards. Last year saw the publication of his book Aluminum Structures in the Entertainment Industry, the fastest selling of a series published by the Entertainment Press.
Ian Coles, President of Total Structures, said "I am delighted that Peter has chosen to join our team. His experience and professional qualifications will undoubtedly contribute to the companies growing reputation as the world's leading temporary structures experts. His expertise will be not simply of benefit to the company, as I'm sure he will continue to make a significant contribution to the industry as a whole and will be keen to extend his role within ESTA's Technical Standards Committee."