Ralph Martindale

Celebrating 150 Years of Excellence: The Art of Crafting Agricultural Matchets

It’s a moment of reflection on the rich legacy that has shaped our commitment to producing top-notch agricultural tools. At the heart of our heritage are our renowned machetes, also known as Matchets, crafted with precision and passion for over 150 years. Ralph Martindale proprietary unique production techniques, quality control measures, and unmatched features make our matchets stand out on the global stage.


The intricate processes begin with the careful selection of high-quality carbon steel, chosen for its durability and resilience in the face of challenging agricultural tasks. The steel is then processed optimizing both cutting efficiency and overall weight to ensure a balanced and effective tool for the end user. What distinguishes our Matchets is the seamless integration of superior blades with premium hardwood handles. Crafted with precision and care, from the finest hardwood available, and assembled with expertise, these handles enhance the machete’s overall performance and provide a comfortable feel for daily use.


Quality Control

Quality is at the core of our manufacturing ethos. Each blade undergoes a meticulous testing process to ensure it meets stringent quality control parameters before leaving our facilities. Our matchet blades are a testament to the uncompromising standards we uphold. This commitment to quality guarantees that every matchet that bears our name is a reliable companion in the field.



In its 150 years of existence, our company in the agricultural manufacturing industry has exemplified remarkable resilience. The journey has been marked by numerous highs and lows, with the company navigating the challenges posed by new competitors entering the scene and older competitors striving to gain an edge. The organization has weathered the storms of changing market dynamics and economic uncertainties. Moreover, the company demonstrated exceptional resilience during the recent global pandemic, adapting swiftly to unprecedented challenges and ensuring its continued operations. Through it all, the unwavering resilience of our organization has been the cornerstone of its enduring success.


Setting the Global Benchmark

Our matchets have transcended geographical boundaries, setting a benchmark that resonates globally. Farmers, agriculturists, and workers in diverse fields trust our matchets to tackle a myriad of tasks. Whether it’s clearing dense vegetation, harvesting crops, or handling other agricultural challenges, our matchets have proven themselves as reliable companions, earning the trust of generations.


Our matchets, steeped in a legacy of craftsmanship, quality, and durability, continue to be a symbol of excellence in the agricultural tool industry.


 Thank you for being part of our journey!