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Practical Approach to Microtunnel Operation

Akkerman was featured in Trenchless Technology for new installation challenges with microtunneling. Within the growing microtunneling industry in North America, a deeper dive discussion regarding the importance of a quality microtunneling operator and crew is needed, as these highly trained individuals are oftentimes a key to a successful operation. For many of us who have […]

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3rd Generation Akkerman Takes the Reins

Brownsdale, MN – March 31, 2020 – Akkerman, Inc., a premier trenchless underground construction equipment manufacturer, is pleased to announce the promotion of Justin Akkerman to President. Justin’s official appointment as the third-generation President will commence on April 6, 2020. Current second-generation President, Maynard Akkerman will continue as CEO and Chairman of the Board. Justin […]

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Akkerman Presenting and Hosting Reception at Pilot Tube Seminar and Microtunneling Short Course Next Week

The much-anticipated annual Pilot Tube Seminar and 27th Annual Microtunneling Short Course takes place February 3-6, 2020 in Boulder, CO. This event is the foremost pilot tube and microtunneling educational opportunity available, and is combined with informal and intimate networking possibilities. Akkerman is the main event sponsor, contributor to the course agenda, and Networking Reception […]

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Akkerman Is Certified to ISO 9001:2015

Brownsdale, MN – April 8, 2019 – Akkerman Inc., a premier trenchless underground construction systems manufacturer, attained the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) ISO 9001:2015 for its quality management system at its sole manufacturing facility in Brownsdale, MN. Following an independent audit conducted by SAI Global, the certificate was issued on January 18, 2019. The […]

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Akkerman Among NASTT Hall of Fame Inductees

Maynard Akkerman, president, chief executive officer and owner of Akkerman Inc., is one of three individuals named to the North American Society for Trenchless Technology Hall of Fame. Akkerman will be formally recognized at the No-Dig Show, March 19, in Rosemont, Illinois. Also being honored are Chris Macey, senior technical director at AECOM, and Bob […]

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Akkerman Hosts 100 Guests for A Three-Day Educational Series Celebrating 45-Years

Brownsdale, MN – September 21, 2018 – Akkerman, Inc., the manufacturer of guided boring, microtunneling, pipe jacking, sliplining, and tunneling equipment invited customers and industry professionals for a three-day event series featuring educational sessions, equipment training, demonstrations and factory tours in celebration of its 45-year anniversary. Akkerman hosted approximately 100 guests at their manufacturing facilities […]

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