Our namesake, Charlie Malzahn, and his son Ed, are the undisputed founding fathers of the underground utility construction industry. This makes Charles Machine Works the First Family of Underground Construction. Our company has been on the edge of the frontier from day one—adding value for fellow entrepreneurs and pioneers. Go to the farthest corners of the world today … if pipe or cable is being installed in the ground or being maintained or replaced, you will find one of our companies already established and hard at work.

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Charles Machine Works is the only manufacturer and global distributor that solely exists to make underground utility construction profitable.