Glenn Walton | Sales and Marketing Director
Glenn has been with the company since 1996, starting out in the engineering & fabrication side where he gained his extensive knowledge of farm machinery & equipment. A passion for sales & marketing has seen him lead this part of the business.
P: 021 220 9045
Bronson Crick | Sales Operations AU
Coming from an Engineering background, then into his own manufacturing facility, Bronson has joined the Rata team with enthusiastic passion for helping clients get their hands on some gear for the ground that is built to last. Heading up the Rata Australia facility in Ballarat, feel free to give him a call for some down to Earth advice.
P: 0400 627 073
Cooper Walton | Sales Representative
Cooper's career with Rata has given him great opportunities and experience with a background in factory floor, operations and New Zealand Marketing. Cooper's passion and enthusiasm has lead him to this new role as your North Island Sales contact. Netting him an office desk, comfy chair & tidy ute.
P: 021 192 5964
York Walton | Sales Administration
Joining the family business, York will likely be the first person to greet you when you call in. Passionate about customer service she aspires to make sure you are provided with the right advice, forwarding calls and making sure customers' orders flow through to the factory correctly to satisfy customer needs.
P: 0800 802 478
Holly Irvine | Customer Service
Holly's past experience in a similar industry, such as shed construction, will help bring her great dedication to our customers. Focusing on customer care and sales admin based in our South Island office, and with a background in design, Holly will also be assisting the Marketing team.
P: 0800 802 478
Casey-lee Cranston| Marketing Coordinator
Casey-lee's prior experience in Marketing and most recently in the Agriculture Industry has lead her to continue to grow her career in Marketing. This role see's her working closely with the Sales team and looking after everything from social media to print advertising and much more. Get in touch for any Marketing needs.
P: 021 229 6042
Troy Walton | Commercial Director
Troy started with Rata when he left school, beginning in the factory where he fabricated products. Today Troy heads up the administration & office at Rata, with an eye for figures & analyzing data, he makes sure everything is running as smoothly as it should be.
P: 021 310 556
James Holmes| Operations Manager
James started his illustrious career back in the UJK. Drawn by a much less moist climate, James, along with his wife and young family relocated to Ashburton in the early 2000s. Since then he's broadened his knowledge through procurement & production of everything from electric wheelchairs to 110,000 litre fuel tanks.
P: 021 685 112
Adrian Hodgett | Purchasing
Harking from the UK, Adrian is a much needed team player in the role of purchasing, and provides vital updates to both production and sales for the components that Rata's well known products use. An avid soccer fan, Adrian can often be found repping the merch of his favourite team.
P: 0800 802 478
Corinne Wilkinson| Accounts Administrator
Corinne started with Rata in the early 2021 to help take some of the admin workload off Troy. She now handles processing of invoices and making sure the cash flows, performing a much needed service, ensuring Troy is able to fully focus on operations management.
P: 0800 802 478
Peter Walton | Founder
Peter began building all kinds of machinery after he left school back in the late 70s. His passion for fusing metal into usable implements saw him start Rata Industries back on the family farm, Rata Park. After handing over management roles in 2010, Peter is now a valued member of the factory, with expertise and knowledge to burn.
P: 021 220 2148
Bert Walton | Manufacturing Manager
Bert started with Rata when he left school, he began in the factory where he fabricated everything from Cultivators to Seed Drills. Today Bert heads up the factory, where he makes sure your order gets built.
P: 021 245 6167
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