New products aim to enhance versatility, productivity on underground utility jobs
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Ditch Witch Unveils New Drill, Other Utility Products at ICUEE 2019, Booth K145

PERRY, Okla., Sept. 26, 2019 – Attendees of the International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) will have the first opportunity to view and demo several new Ditch Witch products, Oct. 1-3 in Louisville, Kentucky, at booth K145.

The new products include a powerful, compact directional drill, a new tooling system, an economical vacuum excavator, an enhanced ride-on trencher and a large stand-on skid steer – all aimed at improving jobsite versatility, productivity and profitability.

New products at the show include:

  • Horizontal directional drill: Best suited for urban and residential gas, fiber and other utility jobs, this drill is built for power and best-in-class stability. Operators can confidently traverse city curbs and uneven terrain while still maintaining a small footprint and optimum power.
  • Enhanced ride-on trencher: This next-generation ride-on trencher is enhanced for heavy-duty trenching, plowing and microtrenching projects in tight residential and urban areas, where larger machines cannot fit. When properly equipped, a truly modular design helps save time and money and increase versatility and machine utilization.
  • Stand-on skid steer: Ditch Witch will showcase its largest and most powerful stand-on skid steer to date – equipped to handle larger loads and a higher volume of material than competitive units, while maintaining a more compact frame and lighter operating weight than comparable full-size skid steers.
  • Vacuum excavator: The new, low-profile vacuum excavator provides contractors and municipalities with a compact, yet powerful, and more economical option for underground construction, excavation and clean-up tasks. ICUEE attendees will be able to view this product in the Ditch Witch vac demo area in booth K150.
  • HDD tooling: The system helps HDD operators reduce downtime when swapping tooling on a jobsite.

Last, but certainly not least, the crowd favorite Super Witch® VIII will be returning to the show, running daily at 9 a.m., noon and 3 p.m. At 850 horsepower, the Super Witch has been roaring for audiences since 1978.

See the Super Witch and be the first to experience all the new and innovative Ditch Witch equipment at ICUEE in booth K145.

For more information on Ditch Witch at ICUEE, 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.

Visit, Ditch Witch Facebook, Flickr, and Twitter pages, and YouTube channel to find more details about Ditch Witch products, events, financial services, special offers, videos, photos and other information. Contact Ditch Witch at or 800-654-6481.

+ 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.

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