As drillers and contractors, it can be easy for us to overlook the fact that horizontal directional drilling is, in and of itself, a huge technological innovation. As such, it's only natural for HDD equipment to continue changing and growing. Technology, particularly of the digital variety, continues to advance exponentially, shaping our lives, the economy and the world at large.
While the construction industry can sometimes seem slow to adopt new te
Thinking of taking on a job that requires drilling through rock? Or maybe you’re on a job that has suddenly run into rock… Rock-specific HDD tooling solutions are about more than just buying the right bit. Rock drilling requires thinking big-picture about the full scope of needs that will enable you to tear through these challenging ground conditions. Here’s what you n
We’ve been in the HDD business since the beginning. Our founder (and for some of us, our grandfather), Fred Melsheimer introduced the first horizontal directional drilling system in 1946. His goal: to help drillers be more productive and efficient. Since Day 1, we have never stopped putting the needs of drillers above all else as we work hard to develop new equipment and HDD to