About Us

Ditch Witch of Minnesota, Inc. is the premier supplier of underground construction equipment in Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Our line of equipment from industry leading Ditch Witch trenchers, vibratory plows and directional boring systems, Subsite electronic tracking and locating equipment, Redi-Haul trailer equipment, Stanley hydraulic tools and a broad line of frost removal equipment for ground thawing and winter utility work are the products that can help you work productively and profitably.

Ditch Witch of Minnesota, Inc. was established as a Charles Machine Works distributor in 1965 and now is one of the top Ditch Witch distributorships in America. This privately-held company was located in Hopkins, MN, before moving to Shakopee, MN, in 1971. The company is currently operated by Warren Peiffer the company's president and chief executive officer.

Today, Ditch Witch of Minnesota, Inc. has 30
employees at two locations. The main office is located in Shakopee with a branch office in Fergus Falls. With a large service area, equipment yard, and testing area, the Shakopee headquarters is a state-of-the-art Ditch Witch service center. The Fergus Falls office houses a complete sales, parts and service facility. Both offices are computerized to keep records of parts inventory, customers, service calls, sales, and accounting.

The company's distribution territory covers all of Minnesota and 22 counties in western Wisconsin located in the region from Superior to LaCrosse. Five sales people cover the Minnesota territory; each one has been assigned a geographic region within the state and has a product specialist working with him on certain applications.

One Ditch Witch of Minnesota, Inc. salesman covers the western metropolitan area while another salesman covers the eastern metropolitan area and follows the state border including the Wisconsin territory. Two sales people in Fergus Falls divide and cover all of the northern and western parts of Minnesota while the fifth salesman covers all of southern Minnesota.

Ditch Witch of Minnesota, Inc. was recently given the honor as being named as the #1 Ditch Witch® dealer worldwide for the 2014 Crescent Club by The Charles Machine Works, manufacturer of Ditch Witch® products.

Ten Ditch Witch® dealerships are named to this list every year.  From sales and marketing to parts and service, these dealerships exhibited extraordinary service to their customers, to the industry, and to the Ditch Witch organization. Ditch Witch of Minnesota has been named to this list for the years 2000, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.


Ditch Witch of Minnesota
12826 Emery Way Shakopee MN 55379
Phone: (952) 445-3066 Fax: (952) 445-0035