HammerHead Trenchless, a Charles Machine Works Company, of Lake Mills, Wis., and Per Aarsleff Pipe Technology, of Aarhus, Denmark, have signed a long-term, strategic partnership agreement that includes plans for HammerHead to produce and distribute the Bluelight LED Curing System for Cured-In-Place pipe (CIPP) to markets outside of Europe and Russia.

Much has been said in recent years about how the American infrastructure is in desperate need of a major overhaul. Everyone from politicians, TV pundits and ordinary people who complain about driving across inadequate streets and bridges have weighed in on the problem.

Pipe bursting contractors now have 99 tons of pulling force for their sewer, water and gas line replacement jobs from the powerful, compact HydroBurst 100XT static pipe bursting system. Featuring tethered remote control, the streamlined 100XT pays out rod very quickly due to the automated rod spinning assembly and the unique design of its hydraulic cylinders.

HammerHead Trenchless of Lake Mills, Wisc., a Charles Machine Works company, has promoted three of its top personnel to newly created management positions. HammerHead President Kevin Smith said the new positions are part of an internal expansion initiative that strengthens the company's existing focus on customers and users.

HammerHead Trenchless, a Charles Machine Works company, introduced its new 22-ton, radio remote-controlled HydroGuide HG2200 cable winch at the 2017 International Construction and Utility Equipment Exposition (ICUEE) in Louisville, Ky. The HG2200 completes the HammerHead line of next-generation winches designed for maximum efficiency and ease-of-use in pipe-bursting, slip-lining and pipe-slitting applications.

HammerHead Trenchless Equipment, a Charles Machine Works company, has introduced the powerful, new HammerHead HydroGuide HG1200 winch optimally designed to be more efficient and easy to use in pipe-bursting, slip-lining or slitting applications. This new iteration of the popular HydroGuide line of winches features a patented, self-deploying hydraulic downrigger, improved performance and additional safety features.

HammerHead Trenchless, a Charles Machine Works company, has announced the acquisition of RS Lining Systems, LLC, the provider of RS Technik pipe rehabilitation solutions in the Americas. This acquisition will allow HammerHead to better serve customers across the underground infrastructure rehabilitation market by providing an enhanced suite of CIPP trenchless solutions.