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Underground Construction Equipment 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.

See It In

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

Akkerman News
Digging Deeper – July 2021

Teamwork at its best A customer was on a guided auger boring pipeline project in Pontiac, Illinois and encountered several dilemmas during their pilot tube installation. They attempted installation at four different points of entry in the launch shaft. The subcontractor was getting some pressure from the general contractor and project owner. On the fifth […]


Akkerman News
Digging Deeper – June 2021

Weld Shop Progress Update The 10,800-sq.ft. facility expansion is well underway and will result in a new and larger weld shop, increased efficiency, and a cleaner more organized work environment. The old weld shop will be converted into dedicated warehouse space where warehouse racking will be installed to remove parts from the production floor to […]


March 2021

Critical Rock Bore in Virginia Aaron Enterprises, Inc. recently completed a line and grade critical rock bore in Virginia with an Akkerman TBM just in time for Christmas 2020.The Harrisonburg – Rockingham Regional Sewer Authority (HRRSA) is the governing body responsible for constructing, operating, and maintaining facilities and infrastructure that collect and treat wastewater in […]


October 2020

Multiple Rock Boring Crossings in Kansas Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline, Inc. is a Midwest transporter of natural gas with approximately 5,800 miles of transmission pipelines. Part of the Kansas Modernization effort, Project C-60266, is a new 36-in. natural gas pipeline between Anderson and Franklin Counties in Kansas. Along the pipeline stretch, 30 trenchless crossings […]


April 2020

Complex Improvements Close to Home Rochester Minnesota is experiencing a significant economic development initiative to position itself as a global destination for health and wellness. The $5 billion Destination Medical Center (DMC) initiative began in 2014 and is being implemented over the next 20 years. With the growth comes a myriad of need for infrastructure […]


3rd Generation Akkerman Takes the Reins

Brownsdale, MN – March 31, 2020 – Akkerman, Inc., a premier trenchless underground construction equipment manufacturer, is pleased to announce the promotion of Justin Akkerman to President. Justin’s official appointment as the third-generation President will commence on April 6, 2020. Current second-generation President, Maynard Akkerman will continue as CEO and Chairman of the Board. Justin […]


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