American Augers has announced the appointment of Richard Levings to the position of Director of Product Management. Levings will represent not only American Augers products but the newly acquired Trencor line. Equipment included under his direction is auger boring machines, mid-size directional drills, maxi-rigs, mud pumps and cleaning systems, tooling, accessories, trenchers and surface miners.
He will be responsible for working with end users to ensure future product designs and modifications meet the needs of the ever-changing underground market.
Levings has been part of The Charles Machine Works Inc. (CMW) for the past 23 years, serving 18 of those as the trenchless product manager for the Ditch Witch brand responsible for developing the Ditch Witch HDD product line. In order to continue the CMW tradition of being the Underground Authority, He was appointed this position in Ohio to leverage product development throughout the CMW brands.
While serving on numerous underground organization committees, Levings remains a trenchless industry advocate by speaking around the globe at trade shows and educational seminars. He resides in Perry, Oklahoma and is a graduate of Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla.