R.A. Whitfield Mfg. Co. was established in 1940 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA by Raleigh A. "R.A." Whitfield. In 1950 operations were moved a few miles west to Mableton, Georgia.
James "Jimmy" Whitfield took over in 1980 and is the son of the founder R.A. Whitfield.
Whitfield Mfg. is currently co-owned and run by Mike Whitfield,
youngest grandson of R.A., as Manager.
  Current co-owner,
Dennis Whitfield,

middle grandson of R.A.,
as Plant Manager.

 A tree planter design from the early 1900s
   R.A.'s original design that revolutionized the tree planting business
   R.A. meeting with the Forestry Commission Florida Division of Forestry Float - Parade before the 2002 Gator Bowl Game, Whitfield Model H-200-W Tree Seedling Transplanter
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