our company

   As a long recognized leader and innovator in the Drilled Shaft Industry, Watson is uniquely qualified to design and manufacture drill rigs for drilled shaft (bored pile) construction. Having originated as drilling contractors, 4 generations of the Watson family have understood the advantage of using the most dependable, versatile and productive equipment available as well as the essential nature of exceptional customer support. 


Watson offers a wide range of customizable drill rigs built rugged to provide years of proven field performance and maintain a high resale value. Please visit our products page to view our lineup or contact us for details on our rigs and their applications in the foundation, energy, utility and earth retention industries.

our mission

DRIVE SUCCESS

for our Customers, 

our Employees

and our Company

WITH RELIABLE DRILL RIGS and

ENDURING RELATIONSHIPS

built on

DIRECT, DEDICATED SUPPORT. 

the watson family

4 generations of Watson's have invested their Lives, their Leadership, and their Passion in the company, allowing it to grow and expand for over 85 years.  

  • david watson

    1972-present


  • jack watson

    1948-2006


  • verne watson

    1923-1984


  • doug watson

    2002-present


our extended family

The values of respect, resourcefulness and loyalty are central to the culture at Watson and are a key reason that the company has endured for over 9 decades.   The generations and diversity of hardworking people that have help build and sustain this unique manufacturing company through good times and bad are really the people responsible for its long success.

our partners

In 2009 Watson joined the Trevi Group of companies gaining the benefit of their established worldwide presence and a growing network of dealers and companies around the globe. The respected reputations of Soilmec and Watson and the similar corporate & family values that built them have proven a good match to help both companies better serve the Worldwide Foundation Drilling and Technology Markets.  Learn more about the Trevi Group here.


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