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Every Bale Clamp should have these 3 features

Posted by Sam Searle on Sep 23, 2019 3:14:31 PM

When it comes to choosing a wrapped bale handler, there are 3 main points to consider.

Read on to see what those main points are and also find out how the Rata Bale Clamp has been designed to provide the ultimate wrapped bale handling clamp.

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Topics: Insider, Bale Handling & Storage

The history of Vogal since 1958

Posted by Sam Searle on Jun 6, 2019 2:04:50 PM

 

Recently here at Rata we dug through some of the old Vogal archives dating back to 1958 when the company first began.

Vogal's history goes all the way back to 1958 about 13 years after the end of WW2 in Hamilton NZ, when Vivian Gallagher made everything from clothes lines and playgrounds to chisel ploughs and fertiliser spreaders. Very soon however it became apparent the future lay in the manufacture of high quality New Zealand made equipment for farmers of that era.

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Topics: Insider

Choose Rata & Support Surf Life Saving NZ! - December 2018

Posted by Sam Searle on Nov 30, 2018 1:42:15 PM

 The Rata team have decided to donate $10 to the Surf Life Saving charity for every attachment sold in the month of December! This applies to the likes of: Bale Clamps, Bale Forks, Versatile Grapples, Hay Haulers & More Attachments!

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Topics: Insider, Working Smarter

New Product! - Vogal Spreaders

Posted by Sam Searle on Nov 20, 2018 1:44:22 PM

In the last month the Vogal family of spreaders grew by two!

To find out what these 2 spreaders are & what makes them different to the rest of the Vogal range - Read On.

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Topics: Insider, Fertiliser Spreading