Matest was established in 1986 by Roberto Maestroni and Danilo Guerini after a long experience in the material testing industry. Right from the beginning the company meets up the requests and the challenges of the market, shortly becoming one of the world leading manufacturer of material testing equipment for the construction industry.
offers advanced solutions for on site and laboratory tests on aggregates, rocks, bitumen, asphalt, concrete, cement, mortar, steel and soils, representing the ideal partner for anyone working in the construction and civil engineering industries.
Our main customers are private and research testing laboratories, road and general contractors, concrete and cement manufacturers, asphalt manufacturers, government authorities, ministries, re-sellers, engineers and consultants. We also cooperate with accredited research centres and the most important universities in the world.
logo is branded and internationally qualified and the company image is well known worldwide. The pay-off “Be always in safe hands” stands for the reliability of our products, required to check the quality of the materials to be tested.
: to design and produce reliable and high technology products to test construction materials’ quality and characteristics.
: being the reference point in the material testing industry.
Matest is founded by Roberto Maestroni and Danilo Guerini. The first factory is formed with a fine operational organization skilled to develop a small production of sequential testing machines, designed and manufactured by Matest to satisfy customers’ requests.
Matest collects a long profile of important jobs. Amongst all, the supply of testing instruments for the Euro tunnel construction crossing the English Channel. Since then, the role of Matest has attained a new important spot on the market. Expertise has been the key of Matest progress towards the achievement of new contracts that led to important investments inside the organization.
The production grows exponentially as a new industrial site is built in order to comply with a higher production demand coming from a wider network of agents and distributors.
Matest can count on four production factories, covering about 2.500 square meters.
IT and electronic solutions become key components for the development of high-technology products in accordance to the more and more demanding market requests.
Matest moves to Treviolo (Bergamo): the new factory covers an area of 4.000 square meters, unifying all departments.
The benefits resulting from the new plant are immediately evident: the production rate and stock availability skyrocket.
The company starts up a business reorganization, duplicating the market share in a short period.
During the same year Paola Maestroni joins Matest management team.
Matest quality management system is certified to ISO 9001
The production and supply chain is redesigned to meet up an increasing demand, consolidating Matest position on the market.
The company can count on a wide network of skilled agents, distributors and re-sellers committed to offer qualified after sale and technical assistance.
A new pay-off “The world in safe hands” - used for the 7th edition of the general catalogue – remarks Matest position on the market.
Matest is recognized as an official ACCREDIA metrological centre LAT N° 214
for the calibration of compression testing machines in accordance to UNI EN 12390/4, UNI EN ISO 7500/1 and BS 1610/1.
Matest dedication to research & development generates high-tech products - with particular attention in the field of asphalt – and the most advanced digital touch screen control unit, a first in the manufacture of material testing equipment.
The original development of 2002 is expanded further in 2011 and covers over 6.000 square meters. The extension of the plant will provide higher production volumes and widens the stock for faster delivery time.
The 8th edition
of the general catalogue is issued, including a more comprehensive range of new products.