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Redefining Trenchless Solutions

Akkerman develops, manufactures and supports advanced underground construction equipment systems that accurately install pipe in an extensive range of ground conditions and project challenges.

Since 1973, our industry-leading equipment has enabled contractors worldwide to productively and cost-effectively install water, wastewater, and other infrastructure. We’ve been here since the industry was established and we continue to pave the road of innovation with our superior trenchless equipment. We back our equipment systems with a powerhouse of skilled sales, engineering, and technical professionals dedicated to superior reliability and responsive service. Our business operates with the highest level of integrity, and Akkerman employees have a personal investment in our customers’ success.

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Driven for Customer Success!

We built our reputation on delivering innovative equipment, personalized customer support, and a passion to help you create the light at the end of the tunnel. We take pride in your success. This is why our core customer base is repeat business since 1973.

Quality and Versatility that Lasts

Contractors choose Akkerman products for their durability and cost-effective means of installing accurate tunnels in rigorous conditions. While innovation and technology have advanced, many original machines still accurately bore today with factory upgrades and available support parts.

american made

You can be sure that every machine that wears our distinctive logo, blue stripe, and the American flag will be designed and built in the United States of America. Our state-of-the-art factory is always Customer Ready and equipped to handle all stages of your next equipment build.

Committed to Excellence

We are proud of our employee’s commitment to excellence. Our skilled professionals are dedicated to advancing trenchless technology, equipment reliability, and responsive service. From trenchless method consulting, custom engineering, or on-site technical assistance, our team will be there.

The Akkerman Legacy

Recent News

Digging Deeper – September 2023

Akkerman Celebrates 50 Years We were overwhelmed with gratitude and joy as we looked back on half a century of accomplishments and growth. It was a truly extraordinary few days, marked by a profound sense of achievement, and we owe a significant portion of our success to our exceptional clients. The support, trust, and collaboration […]


Rock Boring in Remote British Columbia

Remote Ormond Creek runs just north of Fraser Lake in British Columbia. The surrounding region is valued as an ecologically sensitive and premier recreation area connected by Yellowhead Highway 16. Part of a large natural gas pipeline project, a crucial 90 m, 1,200 mm crossing under Ormond Creek was designed for guided pipe ramming as […]


On Time, On Line and On Budget

The utility infrastructure market is shifting more assets from overhead to underground to better protect the utilities and our environment. In the last year, companies like PG&E announced plans to invest billions of dollars to bury their electric lines. The move underground for utilities is expected to expand exponentially in the coming decade. The boom […]


Special Sponsored Content Section

Guided Auger Boring Tooling for Hard Ground – Upsize Bearing Pilot Tube Guided Auger Boring (PTGAB) remains one of the most common trenchless applications in North America for the installation of underground utilities requiring exact line and grade tolerances. Manufacturers such as Akkerman continually seek ways to improve performance and efficiency for trenchless contractors. Decades […]


Digging Deeper – August 2023

Akkerman Guided Rock Boring Units RBU24 to RBU42 Accurately navigating solid rock conditions is possible with this multi-step approach. Staff Highlight Eric Kozak was named the August 2023 Employee of the Month. Eric came to Akkerman on February 6, 2006 as a welder. In 2008, after the facilities expansion, he transitioned to the GBM assembly […]


Digging Deeper – July 2023

Airport Pipeline Project Design Engineer: Metro Horizontal BoringLocation: Atlanta, GeorgiaGround Conditions: Sandy Clays to Firm ClaysType of Installation: Guided Auger BoringMaterial: 20-in x 0.5-wall x 20-ft Steel CasingFootage Installation: 200-lf, 6-ft ground coverEquipment: Akkerman 240A GBM, P4075D Power Pack, Guidance System, Akkerman lube system, 20-in WORH Adapter Assisted by Akkerman’s Field Service Technician, Lamont Andrews, […]


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