Below are some images of Bata around the world from both the past and the present.
Three images of Bata in Hungary in the 1930's.
Men from East Tilbury off to Jamaica
Shops in Normandy, France
Group of workers in Nigeria
Besides factories the Bata Organisation has left groups of old employees around the world. In Australia these employees enjoy each other's company on many social occasions. Below are some pictures of one of these events - a party to celebrate 540 years since Fred Partridge went to Australia with the Bata Company.
Left to right; Michael Williams, Frank Gatt, Les Wade and Christine Gatt
Left to right: Mila Boublik, widow of CFO, John Partridge and Violet Wade.
Left to right: Les Wade, Sewing Department Manager, Frank Gatt, Research and Quality Manager, Mike Williams, Production Manager and Fred Partridge, Chief Engineer and later Production Manager
Left to right: Glenys Carter, widow of John Carter - Import Sales Manager, Anna Williams and Christine Gatt.