Nearly 300 customers and staff – representing more than 20 countries – from Europe, Middle East and Africa attended the annual Ditch Witch international customer event at the Ditch Witch Barcelona Support Center on Oct. 23.
This is the 14th year the Ditch Witch organization has hosted this event, which has grown to be one of the largest and most sought after underground construction events in Europe.
“We strive to be a resource to customers around the globe who can rely on us for all of their underground construction needs,” said Dennis Wierzbicki, president, the Ditch Witch organization. “Successful customer-focused events help grow our international presence, and the turnout for this event showcased just that. It is through our dedicated worldwide dealer organization and staff that we can live by our mantra, ‘We’re in This Together,’ for our customers.”
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The 2015 international customer event was held at the Ditch Witch Barcelona Support Center, a 6,500-sq-ft (604-sq- m) facility with offices, a training center, parts department and additional 16,250 sq ft (1,510 sq m) of outside demo space. The facility opened in 2001 to service customers in Europe, Middle East and Africa.
During the event, customers had the opportunity to learn about and demo a variety of Ditch Witch products including, drills, trenchers and other compact equipment, vacuum excavators, parts, as well as HammerHead piercing tools and Subsite Electronics technology.
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In addition, four customer teams from the United Kingdom, Sweden, Switzerland and the Netherlands competed in a drilling contest on site at the event. As the winner, the U.K. team walked away with a trophy and Ditch Witch prize pack.
The event concluded with a gala reception and dinner where guests heard from Ditch Witch president Dennis Wierzbicki, as well as international sales manager Joe Smith Jr. and European sales manager Brian Jorgensen.
Ditch Witch dealerships operate in more than 100 countries, on six continents with more than 175 locations worldwide. To find a dealer near you, follow this link to the dealer section on Ditch Witch’s website.