Dikamar is a manufacturer of polyurethane and PVC boots, both in safety and non-safety versions. All their wellington boots are made with virgin raw materials from certified suppliers to give them the comfort, safety, and durability that you need to get the job done. Dikamar’s work boots brands are Alpha®, Alpha Trace®, Alpha Icepack® and Eaglegrip®. The company also manufactures safety leather shoes and insulated workwear under the brands SafetyPro® and Ticeworkwear®. Their goal is to manufacture high quality products to meet the workers’ needs of all activity areas and work environments such as food processing industry, construction, agriculture, gardening, hunting, and fishing. Dikamar® brands are the perfect choice for the most demanding customer who only works with products of excellence. Interview with Goreti Gomes, Marketing & Sales Manager at Dikamar, S.A. Easy Engineering: What are the main areas of activity of the company? Goreti Gomes: Our priority is to focus on areas of activity where safety footwear is a priority requirement for the safety of workers, such as the food processing industry, construction, agriculture and fishing. E.E: What’s the news about new products? G.G: We are developing some new models for our SafetyPro® leather footwear line and for our Ticeworkwear® insulated workwear line. Some of these models will be launched in the coming months, others later in the year. All of them are developed with a particular focus on the safety and well-being of the workers. E.E: What are the ranges of products? G.G: Our range is all targeted on the safety and comfort of workers in their different areas of activity: polyurethane and PVC work boots, both in safety and non-safety versions; safety leather shoes. As a complement, we have our insulated workwear line that adds value to the comfort of workers. Our goal is to have a complete solution to equip the workers according to their needs. E.E: What can you tell us about market trends? G.G: The safety footwear market has been betting more and more on comfort and innovation. The comfort of workers is becoming increasingly important all over the world and employers are betting more and more on quality products. There are still exceptions in less developed countries, but this is the trend. That’s why it is important to take into consideration the working conditions of each activity area when developing safety footwear/boots giving priority to the comfort and safety of each one. E.E: What are the most innovative products marketed? G.G: Our most innovative product was developed an launched in 2015. It’s our EagleGrip boot. The EagleGrip® Boot was specially developed for the food processing industry offering exceptional grip in extreme situations such as smooth, greasy floors. The boot also has a smooth-design shaft which allows easy cleaning and disinfection. These features are very important for those who work in the food processing industry. E.E: What estimations do you have for 2022? G.G: We estimate a growth of 20%.