About Us

Ditch Witch of Minnesota and Iowa is the premier supplier of underground construction equipment in Minnesota, western Wisconsin, Iowa  and western Illinois. 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 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. In 2015 Ditch Witch of Minnesota acquired Ditch Witch of Iowa. We are now Ditch Witch of Minnesota and Iowa.

Today, Ditch Witch of Minnesota and Iowa has over 40
employees at four locations. The main office is located in Shakopee, MN with three branch offices in Fergus Falls, MN, Slater, IA and Davenport, IA. 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, Slater and Davenport locations houses a complete sales, parts and service facility. All 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 Iowa and 19 counties in western Wisconsin located in the region from Superior to Lacrosse and 13 counties in western Illinois.  Five sales people cover the Minnesota territory and 4 sales people cover the Iowa territory; each one has been assigned a geographic region within the state and has a product specialist working with him on certain applications.
Ditch Witch of Minnesota and Iowa was recently given the honor as being named as the #1 Ditch Witch® dealer worldwide for the 2015 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 and Iowa has been named to this list for the following years 2000, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015.
 
 

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