Kochek Company has appointed Jonathan (Jon) Larrabee to the position of Design Engineer. Larrabee will be responsible for designing new products and modifying existing components to incorporate new materials and technologies to meet the future needs of turf and irrigation.

Larrabee has sixteen years experience in fluid flow dynamics first designing components for nuclear submarines, and then designing racing shells for Dirigo/Schoenbrod. For the last ten years he designed pollution controls devices that use sound waves for cleaning at Putnam based Controls Concepts, where he was V.P Engineering before moving to Kochek. Jon is a graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute with degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering. His qualifying project at WPI was Fluid Flow Dynamics of a Displacement Boat Hull.

A native of Pomfret, CT Jon, his wife and three children live in Brooklyn, CT.

For more than 20 years, the Kochek Company has manufactured the highest quality American-made specialty fire equipment and is based in Putnam, Connecticut.  Our market focus now includes a number of unique solutions for the sports turf, golf, and irrigation markets. Professionals in these industries rely on water for their turf and course maintenance challenges. Increasingly, they are coming to rely on Kochek for innovative solutions to their needs.

For more information, contact Kochek at 800-420-4673 or visit the company Web site at www.kochek.com