Batmatic, since 1971, designs and manufactures high quality light compaction equipment in Italy – Parma. The company offers a complete range of compaction equipment for all soils and pavements, including forward and reversible plate compactors, walk behind rollers, tamping rammers and block splitters. Each machine is developed for maximum performance, productivity and durability. Nearly 50 years of constant research in compaction technologies guarantee avant-garde products capable to satisfy all customer requirements. Batmatic’s range : Forward plate compactors from 60 to 170kg;Reversible plate compactors from 100 to 700kg;Walk behind rollers from 700 to 750 kg;Tamping rammersm from 60 to 81 kg;Stone cutters/block splitters. Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company? Batmatic: The main area of activity is the construction sector, in particular road mantainence and earth moving. Batmatic has attained an important position in the compaction sector confirming its presence in the Italian and international markets, covering many regions in cooperation with local valued Partners. E.E: What’s the news for 2020 about new products? Batmatic: Batmatic everyday challenge is always to understand customer needs and provide opportunities to our global distributors. Also, in 2020 Batmatic presented on the market new products such as Batroller B8 and some valid options on many of our products that are in perfect line with our strategy. E.E: What are the ranges of traded products? Batmatic: The range includes forward plate compactors from 60 kg up to 170 kg, reversible plate compactors from 100 up to 700 kg, walk behind rollers, tamping rammers, block splitters. E.E: At what stage is the market where you are currently active? Batmatic: The compaction market is very specialized and developed in most of the countries. Especially for the smaller machines, this specific sector is really tough and competitive. E.E: What can you tell us about market trends? Batmatic: One of the most popular trends, since many years is, of course, the rental sector for construction machinery. This specific market is a protagonist that certainly represents an important share of the sector. E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed? Batmatic: Just to mention an example, on our CR5570 reversible plate compactor we offer the optional Batcontrol®. An innovative system to keep the compacted area constantly monitored, to help the operator understand when compaction is finalized keeping always concentration on the machine and the job on site with a display which is very simple to interpret. Batmatic srl is developing many other interesting innovations, we will let you know soon for sure. E.E: What estimations do you have for 2020? Batmatic: The estimations of 2020, at the end of the previous year, were very positive. In fact, the first months of the year confirmed this for Batmatic and in general for the sector. Covid-19 effected the markets seriously, and changed many plans. Thanks to our 50 years experiences and strong Partners around the world we absorbed well the situation. Now is time to build again and the market is answering well.