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Pluck’s Engineering 50 Years


Pluck’s Engineering 50 Years

There’s a reason why farmers throughout the country – and even the world – choose Pluck’s Engineering Ltd on Main South Rd in Rakaia for their farm machinery. They care about their farmers, and that certainly shows in the quality of Dairy effluent equipment and machinery they produce. When you visit their site Workshop you can expect to receive expert advice from owner/operator Neil Pluck himself or one of his Very skilful and experienced Senior Staff, as well as some fantastic products on display. Pluck’s Engineering has been catering to the farming community of New Zealand since 1966, with Neil purchasing the business from his parents Graham and Glenis 12 years ago.

Prior to the Pluck family ownership, the business had been running for five decades already.Standing the test of time is surely down to the confidence and belief in their own on-site manufactured products.

From effluent irrigators and effluent systems through to pond stirrers, effluent screening systems, heavy duty cultivators, land rollers of which multiple are made and sold a month, bale pickers, bale feeders and more; everything is chosen and constructed with your needs as a farmer in mind. Quality parts are sourced from all over NZ and the world if need be, and only the best team are on the job to construct the equipment. With a staff of 15, Neil is confident in saying they are involved in leading the change for farm and effluent equipment.‘‘We’re very much in touch with the whole industry. We do actively pursue the farmer’s comments and make sure everything is going properly and we modify as we develop.

‘‘You have got to stay in touch and make sure they are using it as planned and hoped, and adjust things if not. We work really closely with farmers as rules change, developing new products to keep the farmers far from compliance troubles. Neil says.

This contact even extends to distributors of Pluck’s products throughout NZ, to ensure they are installing and advising farmers correctly.

‘‘We like to be a part of leading the change,’’ Neil says.

This quality business is also proud to back up their equipment with repairs and maintenance. Two trucks with cranes are readily available to travel within Canterbury to repair and maintain any Pluck’s equipment, usually within 24 hours of the call. With an eye to the future of farming, a team of talented engineers and a passion for the industry; you can really look no further than Pluck’s.

Pluck’s Engineering Ltd also a new website! Visit for the latest and greatest machinery and equipment.

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