More than 350 global attendees experience the latest advancements in underground construction technology at international event.
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Latest Underground Construction Equipment Demonstrated at 15th Annual Ditch Witch Customer Event in Barcelona

PERRY, Okla., Nov. 8, 2017 – Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, showcased its latest equipment and technology at the 15th annual international customer event on Friday, Oct. 27 at the Ditch Witch Barcelona Support Center. More than 350 were in attendance for one of the largest underground construction events in Europe. As part of the event, customers experienced next-generation advancements that improve comfort, ROI and jobsite productivity, including the newest AT40 directional drill.

“This year the Ditch Witch organization has made great strides to advance our equipment and technology,” said Shan Kirtley, Ditch Witch vice president of sales. “At this event, we were able to hear from customers about jobsite challenges and showcase next-generation equipment aimed to combat those challenges. Gaining direct customer feedback across the world helps strengthens our customer relationships, enhance our products and reinforces our ‘We’re In This Together’ commitment.”

During the one-day event, customers received hands-on equipment demos of new Ditch Witch products, including horizontal directional drills, trenchers, microtrenchers, mini skid steers, and HDD tooling. The event concluded with a gala reception and dinner.

In addition, various customer teams competed in a drilling contest during the event. The winning teams from Poland (first place), Italy (second place) and Germany (third place) walked away with custom-made Ditch Witch trophies.

Ditch Witch dealerships operate in more than 100 countries on six continents, with more than 175 locations worldwide. To find a dealer near you, visit

+ About the Ditch Witch® Organization

Ditch Witch, a Charles Machine Works Company, invented the underground utility construction industry, and today it designs, manufactures and markets the most complete line of directional drills, drill pipe, HDD tooling, vacuum excavators, trenchers, chain, teeth and sprockets, mini-skid steers and vibratory plows. Handcrafted in the USA, its products are supported by the Ditch Witch dealer network with over 175 locations worldwide.

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+ About Charles Machine Works

Established in 1902, Charles Machine Works, an employee-owned company, founded in Perry, Oklahoma, is the only manufacturer and global distributor that solely exists to make underground utility construction profitable. Our family of companies includes Ditch Witch®, Subsite® Electronics, DW/TXS®, HammerHead®, Radius® HDD, American Augers®, Trencor® and MTI® Equipment. For more information, visit

American Augers®, Ditch Witch®, DW/TXS®, HammerHead®, MTI®, Radius®, Subsite® and Trencor® are trademarks of The Charles Machine Works, Inc.