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Aquajet Expands Service Team with Kirkpatrick

Aquajet Systems AB, a global leader in hydrodemolition machine manufacturing and a subsidiary of Brokk, hires Shawn Kirkpatrick as a service and application specialist. Kirkpatrick assists customers with service after the sale for both Aquajet hydrodemolition machines and Brokk demolition robots.

“He’s a great addition to the team and a valuable resource to customers; his years of service and operational experience easily translate into his work with our demolition machines,” said Peter Bigwood, vice president of sales and marketing for Brokk in North America. “Hydrodemolition is a new concept to many contractors, and we want to make sure they are knowledgeable about the products and methodology and how they can successfully apply the technology to their jobs.”

In his new role, Kirkpatrick trains U.S. customers how to operate their Aquajet hydrodemolition systems, which includes the Aqua Cutter, Power Pack and Ecoclear water filtration system.

“As businesses experience an aging workforce and challenges finding new employees, they’re increasingly realizing that robotic machines can solve those challenges while also increasing jobsite safety,” Kirkpatrick said. “My technical background in construction and past operating skills will help me enhance the success of Brokk and Aquajet operators.”

Kirkpatrick got his training in electrical repair when he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps as an aircraft ordinance technician. Prior to joining Aquajet, Kirkpatrick worked at Liebherr as a crane
service technician, where he developed a deep understanding of hydraulic theory, repair and application training. Before that he held a similar position with Putzmeister a concrete placing equipment company.

To schedule a service visit or equipment demonstration call 360-794-1277 or email


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