About Us

We've lead the way in snowmaking innovation for 50 years.

Ratnik Industries, Inc. is a leading engineering and manufacturing firm specializing in snowmaking systems for ski areas and other places in need of snow, and pumping systems for a wide variety of industries.

Our company was founded in 1965 and has over 600 customers around the world.

For over 50 years, Ratnik Industries has combined its engineering Snowhow with the most advanced manufacturing technology to pioneer products that have become snowmaking industry standards. Now, more than ever, our research and development offers you the quality, efficiency and labor savings that only new technology can bring. We can design your new snowmaking system or retrofit your existing system to produce high quality snow at lower cost.

And with over 50 years of expertise in water hydraulics, Ratnik Industries is ready to tackle your pumping needs in industries that extend well beyond the snowmaking realm. We can provide you with a custom solution for virtually any pumping scenario, including new pump installations and retrofit upgrades.

Our Key Personnel

We are very proud of our employees and their dedication to customer service. We invite you to call us at (585) 924-9111 or email us at info@ratnik.com for more information about our products and services.


Ron Ratnik, President & CEO

  • Snowmaking System Master Planning
  • New Product Development
  • Manufacturing Management
  • Holder of over 20 snowmaking patents
  • Over 50 years of snowmaking expertise

Timothy Wang, P.E. Senior Project Engineer

  • Snowmaking System Design
  • Pumping System Design
  • Snow Machine Selection
  • System Component Selection
  • Licensed NYS Professional Engineer
  • Over 25 years of Ratnik snowmaking expertise

Monika Ratnik, Business Development

  • Sales for snow machines, hydrants, hose, fittings and spare parts
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Trade Show contact
  • Office logistics
  • Over 15 years of Ratnik expertise

Joseph Palamitia, Factory Group Leader

  • Welding
  • Fabricating
  • Assembly
  • Over 30 years of Ratnik manufacturing expertise

Richard Sulimowicz, Factory Group Leader

  • CNC Machining
  • Quality Control
  • Production Planning
  • Over 20 years of Ratnik manufacturing expertise