Glenn Walton | Sales Manager
Glenn has been with the company since 1996, starting out in the engineering & fabrication side of things is where he gained his extensive knowledge of farm machinery & equipment. A passion for sales & marketing has seen him lead this part of the business as well as the North Island Sales role.
P: 021 220 9045
Charlie Walton | South Island Sales
Charlie's days in the agriculture sector started when he was growing up on the family farm - eventually going onto have his own in South Canterbury where he farmed Sheep and Deer. Today he does the kilometers travelling the South Island helping our Dealers to supply Farmers with gear that lasts and gets the job done!
P: 021 228 2880
Louis Searle | North Island Sales
Louis cut his teeth in warehousing and dispatch, where he learned how the products go together and gained experience working in the ag sector. Moving up to today, Louis sits comfortably the North Island Sales role, netting him an office desk and comfy chair.
P: 027 615 7542
Sam Searle | Australian Sales
Sam has been with Rata for all his working years. Starting out on the factory floor is where he got his knowledge of the Rata product range and farm machinery. After heading up the marketing department for a number of years Sam is now responsible for the Rata expansion into Australia.
P: 021 220 1327 (+64 21 220 1327)
Troy Walton | Administration Manager
Troy started with Rata when he left school, he began in the factory where he fabricated everything from Silage Grabs to Mole Ploughs! 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
Bert Walton | Operations 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 operations department at Rata, where he makes sure your order gets built.
P: 021 245 6167
Peter Walton | Founder
Peter began building all kinds of machinery right 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 the mid 2010s, Peter is now a valued member of the factory, with expertise and knowledge to burn.
P: 021 220 2148
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