American Augers Names Director of Product Management

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(West Salem, OH)American Augers has announced the appointment of Richard Levings to the position of Director of Product Management. Levings will represent not only American Augers products but the newly acquired Trencor line. Equipment included under his direction is auger boring machines, mid-size directional drills, maxi-rigs, mud pumps & cleaning systems, tooling, accessories, trenchers and surface miners.

He will be responsible for working with end users to ensure future product designs and modifications meet the needs of the ever-changing underground market.

Levings has been part of The Charles Machine Works, Inc. (CMW) for the past 23 years, serving 18 of those as the Trenchless Product Manager for the Ditch Witch brand responsible for developing the Ditch Witch HDD product line. In order to continue the CMW tradition of being the Underground Authority, Levings was appointed this position in Ohio to leverage product development throughout the CMW brands.

While serving on numerous underground organization committees, Levings remains a trenchless industry advocate by speaking around the globe at trade shows and educational seminars. He resides in Perry, Oklahoma and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, OK.

To reach Richard Levings, call him at 419-869-1888, 580-370-1217 or email

American Augers is the leading manufacturer of underground and utility construction equipment, including large Directional Drills, Auger Boring Machines, Mud Pump & Cleaning Systems, Trenchers and Tooling & Accessories.


About American Augers

Since 1970, customers worldwide have come to know American Augers as a dedicated manufacturer of rugged and unsurpassed underground technology equipment. The product line includes state-of-the-art horizontal directional drills, earth boring machines, mud pump and cleaning systems, oil and gas drill rigs as well as industry-leading tooling or accessories.


For more information, contact:
Dan Heath
Training Manager, American Augers
135 US Route 42
West Salem, OH 44287