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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

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Digging Deeper – January 2022

Microtunnel Support in a Digital World As essential infrastructure projects continue, an increased demand for highly skilled field service technicians challenge manufacturers to provide adequate training for new operators.  Installed as a standard option for new Akkerman microtunneling systems, MTBM Cloud Data allows for secure, real-time monitoring and permissioned control.  Akkerman’s MTBM Cloud Data software […]


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Digging Deeper – December 2021

Holiday Season is Here During the holiday season, our thoughts turn gratefully to those who have made our success possible. It is in this spirit that we say thank you and send best wishes for the holidays and New Year. Please note that Akkerman will be closed December 24th and reopen December 27th. We will […]


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Digging Deeper – November 2021

Guided Auger Boring Forecast Guided Auger Boring has become one of the most popular and cost-effective trenchless methods to accurately install steel casing for underground utilities. In the past five years, the number of projects released for bid specifying a pilot tube guided boring system to ensure line and grade accuracy has increased by approximately 40%. Nearly […]


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Digging Deeper – October 2021

Lubrication Tips & Tricks Tunnel lubrication plays a pivotal role in the success of all trenchless methods while improving the performance of pipe jacking, microtunneling, guided boring, and horizontal directional drilling.  Proper lubrication systems not only reduce frictional force along the pipe string, today’s advanced systems also incorporate variable flows, pressures, and additional pumping strategies […]


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Digging Deeper – September 2021

Powered by EcoPower Akkerman Eco is our initiative to deliver the most efficient trenchless equipment to improve the quality of our nation’s infrastructure, while reducing carbon emissions, and minimizing social and environmental impacts of construction through advanced American manufacturing and design. Share Your Project Photo We’re collecting project photos for the 2022 Akkerman calendar! If […]


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Digging Deeper – August 2021

Setting the Microtunnel Bar CRS Tunnelling Ltd./Super Excavators, Inc. embarked on their portion of the Sarnia Sewer Upgrade Project Phase 3 Trunk Sanitary Sewer Microtunneling in Sarnia, Toronto in April. They are the prime contractor responsible for the microtunneling installation of 5,761-lf. of 54-in. ID RCP in three runs. They launched their SL60C MTBM for […]


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