Director of OrangOtang Tree Trimmers Regan Davies now 36 years old moved up to Mangawhai in his late teens after spending numerous summer holidays in Mangawhai with his family and friends.
He spent his youth working hard doing lawn mowing rounds, and garden supplies, it is needless to say his passion has always been with the tree industry.
In 2001 he ventured out and brought his first chipper and ute and with this created “Regan’s Tree Work”. Looking after locals and doing smaller out of town work. In 2008 he brought out Orang-Otang Tree Trimmers from Warkworth and merged the two companies. With this gave him the opportunity to branch out and expand his business and cater for a wider field of the tree work industry.
His passion and determination behind tree’s has helped him grow and manage this successful business and it’s renowned reputation. With the continued growth of the company along with some highly skilled staff members he has now also introduced an Operations Manager. His team now consists of 18 staff members, ranging from qualified Arborists to experienced digger operators to chainsaw and grounds men. His team are dedicated, professional and are highly skilled in there field.
His equipment ranges from his trucks which cart Wood Chip, Metal and Logs through to his 24 Ton logging excavator for the bigger land clearance work, equipped with a grapple there is no limits with what this company can achieve.
He has several chippers ranging from the 9″ right up to a massive 18″ which allows him to chip just about anything.
The companies extensive Health and Safety plans and continued team training gives them the first hand knowledge and tools needed in this very dangerous and busy industry.
At the beginning of 2015 he brought a Mahoe Super mill which lead him to revamp the Mangawhai Sawmill on Bagnal road allowing him to bring all his product back to his yard and to supply customers with a range of rough sawn and tanalised timber and beautifully crafted furniture. The Mahoe super mill is equipped with a slabbing bar supplying customers with nothing but the best quality Macrocarpa slabs in town.
It is fair to say that Regan Davies is a strong inspirational young man. Driven by success.