Bateman Sprayers news and events

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Test drive the market leader in your field...

For this season we have built a new RB35 demonstrator model that features much of our new design thinking...

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Test drive the RB35

Supporting Shropshire farmers and growers...

Reliable machinery and trusted back up has helped keep the wheels turning for Bateman customers’ in Shropshire throughout COVID lockdowns...

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Tom Povall

Ode To A Bateman...

The rugged beauty of the Scottish landscape has inspired many an ode. Scottish farmer and Bateman customer Alan Grant was so full of the joys of Spring he felt the need to wax lyrical... about his Bateman! See what Alan shared with us......

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Alan Grant RB35 Crop Sprayer

Five minutes with James Pell...

James role as a Bateman Field Service Engineer sees him criss-crossing the UK maintaining customers machines...

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James Pell

Five minutes with Janis Lapins...

Janis is one of our highly experienced Field Service Engineers - read more about his day-to-day role with us here...

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Janis Lapins

Five minutes with Leo Cockram...

As well as overseeing day-to-day tasks in our Sprayer Bay, Leo plays an important role in training up new service staff...

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Leo Cockram

Q&A with Tom Jenkinson...

Tom Jenkinson is the only Bateman authorised partner for Ireland. We have worked together for many years and time and time again Tom has demonstrated an affinity for our engineering philosophy, has kept the wheels turning’ and been a key part of Team Bateman. Read our interview with Tom here...

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Tom Jenkinson

Five minutes with Jon Reed...

Jon has 20 years of field experience servicing our crop sprayers, and now heads up production in our Sprayer Bay...

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Jon Reed

Five minutes with Phil Brant...

As Foreman of Quality Assurance, Phil performs all manner of quality control checks across new Bateman Sprayers leaving the production line...

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Phil Brant

Five minutes with Paul Herniman...

Paul is another long-term member of #TeamBateman who brings decades of experience to our busy production line...

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Paul Herniman

Interview with Joel Kirby, Apprentice Electrical Engineer...

Joel is currently on an apprenticeship with us, and is looking forward to completing his qualification and staying with Bateman to progress his career in the future...

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Joel Kirby Apprentice Electrical Engineer

Supporting the UK's farmers and growers through COVID restrictions...

Whilst the UK has endured three national lockdowns and COVID restrictions, it has been ‘business as usual’ for our farmers and growers. As the pressure to deliver food for the nation has intensified so has the need for reliable machinery and back up...

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Bateman Sprayers - supporting UK farmers and growers

Five minutes with Tony Moore...

Tony is Foreman of the Bateman Hydraulics bay, ensuring that aspect of production runs smoothly...

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Tony Moore

Five minutes with Paul Hutchings...

Paul brings fifteen years of experience to his role as Product Leader and enjoys the satisfaction of driving the machine out of the door knowing that he's played his part...

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Paul Hutchings

Five minutes with Melvin Elston...

Melvin is our Foreman for Special Projects, and takes great pride in being part of the team building a high quality machine...

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Melvin Elston

Five minutes with James Durk...

James runs our Pre-Fabrication team, which means he's responsible for the earliest stages of a Bateman Sprayer build...

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James Durk

Five minutes with Alex Holmes...

Alex is another staff member who joined us as a school leaver. He brings over 30 years of Bateman experience to his role in charge of our Fabrication team...

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Alex Holmes

Five minutes with Peter Cann...

Peter has been with us since 1997, and is now our Production Manager, ensuring we get a top-quality machine out to customers as efficiently as possible...

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Peter Cann

Bateman - Winter Update 2020

Our Winter Update features news on our demo programme, Pinpoint II PWM and Bateman Finance, plus interviews with Bateman operators and staff...

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Bateman Winter Update 2020

Keith Norrie talks about owning an RB26...

Keith has just completed his second season with a Bateman RB26 Crop Sprayer - here's what he has to say about the performance of the machine in the field...

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Keith Norrie

Five minutes with Chris Goldsbury...

Chris's role in our Stores dept sees him making sure deliveries get out on time to make sure our customers can keep the wheels turning...

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Chris Goldsbury

Five minutes with Richard Williams...

Richard's role in our Stores dept gives him a great overview of how one of our crop sprayers takes shape, from raw materials to finished machine...

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Richard Williams

Straight Talking with David White...

David operates an RB26, which is not only fulfilling the spraying duties on the farm but also David’s long held ambition to operate a Bateman sprayer.

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David White

Five minutes with Philip Palfrey...

Philips's job is to PDI, deliver & demonstrate Bateman Sprayers - here's what he has to say about his role at Bateman Sprayers...

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Phillip Palfrey

Five minutes with Jonathan Martin...

Jonathan's busy role can find him at any point of the country - here's what he has to say about his role at Bateman Sprayers...

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Jonathan Martin

Alan Grant 'View From The Cab'

RB35 operator Alan Grant of Skillymarno, near Fraserburgh, gives us his thoughts on farming, his recent competition victory and his beloved Bateman sprayer...

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Alan Grant

Five minutes with Alex Elworthy...

Alex works as a chassis assembler in the hydraulic bay - here's what he has to say about his role at Bateman Sprayers...

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Alex Elworthy

Five minutes with Scott Dunham...

Scott works out of our HQ in Devon - here's what he has to say about his role at Bateman Sprayers...

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Scott Dunham

Bateman - Summer Update 2020

Our Summer Update features news on our demo tour, Bateman Boom Levellng (BBL) and Bateman Finance, plus operator interviews, featured preowned sprayers and more...

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Bateman Summer Update 2020

Bateman RB55 Upgrade

Our popular 5,600 litre RB55 model has received an upgrade to the transmission, including cruise control and sport mode...

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RB55 upgrade

Need help spreading the cost?

The need to know your costs and the ability to maximise profit are perhaps more important than ever. This is why we’ve introduced Bateman Finance.....

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Bateman Finance

Dunmore Hind 'View From The Cab'

Dunmore Hind farms wheat, barley, rape and spring oats in South Lincolnshire. Dunmore operates a Bateman RB55 and here he tells us why....

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Dunmore Hind

New boom levelling system from Bateman Sprayers

Our new Boom Levelling system (BBL) takes boom levelling to the next stage.
Designed to work with our highly acclaimed Variable Geometry Boom, BBL controls the boom to follow the contours of the ground accurately and effortlessly. The terrain is monitored via a series of sensors, which guide the boom immediately when a variation in height is detected...

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Boom levelling system

Ken O'Flaherty, Engineering Apprentice at Bateman Sprayers

Ken O'Flaherty joined Bateman Sprayers as a Level 3 Engineering Apprentice, and here he discusses his experience in the role.

"My day begins with helping the paint shop distribute painted parts around the factory and set up the paint bay..."

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Ken O'Flaherty

Brian Finstrom discusses Pinpoint II Pulse Width Modulation

Capstan AG is our Pulse Width Modulation partner.
Brian Finstrom from Capstan recently joined us on our stand at LAMMA 2020 and a subsequent customer day to demonstrate why you should be specifying Pinpoint ll Pulse Width Modulation on your Bateman. For those who were not able to attend either event we thought we would ask Brian a few questions on your behalf...

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Brian Finstrom

Bateman Sprayers at LAMMA 2020

Join us at the NEC on 7th-8th January in Hall 11, Stand 11.218 for LAMMA 2020, where you'll have the chance to discover and explore two new sprayer features...

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Bateman Sprayers at LAMMA 2020

Blended Pulse Nozzle Control now available with Capstan Ag Pinpoint II

We’ve teamed up with Capstan Ag Systems, Inc. to offer Blended Pulse nozzle control. Individual nozzle control with the PinPoint II system reduces chemical through increasing accuracy and effectiveness.

PinPoint II utilizes Blended Pulse™ PWM with individual nozzle control. Real-time system feedback is viewed and controlled through the CapView II interactive display...

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capstan ag pinpoint ii

New 5,600 litre capacity tank for the RB55

Bateman Sprayers have chosen LAMMA 19 to introduce new developments to our range of crop sprayer tanks.

Following consultations with our customers, we are introducing a 5,600 litre capacity tank. The new tank is designed to fit the RB55 self-propelled sprayer and will be available to order in 2019.

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See our Crop Sprayers at LAMMA 2019

Bateman will be showcasing the RB35 and RB55 self-propelled crop sprayers in Hall 11, stand 11.214 at LAMMA 2019.

All current Bateman models feature the manufacturers new, highly acclaimed Panoramic 3 cab. In keeping with the Bateman ethos, this spacious, driver – friendly environment is designed and built from the ground up by the company at their Devon plant.

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Join our team

To keep the wheels turning you need people with passion and focus.
At Bateman we build sprayers and relationships. Our manufacturing team fabricates everything in-house to make the quality sprayers that our customers’ want. Our aftercare team provides the valuable support that our customers’ need. There’s a genuine sense of belonging at Bateman, our people make a real difference – every day.
If you think you’ve got what it takes then we’d like to hear from you.
Firstly, you need to call 01769 580439 and ask for Jason Bateman.

Please note for positions based at our manufacturing site in Devon, ideally you will live within an easily commutable distance of 40 miles.
No agencies please.


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Bateman Sprayers at LAMMA 2019

We're pleased to announce we'll be in attendance at LAMMA 19 as the show makes it's move to the NEC in Birmingham. Taking place on January 8th - 9th next year. The NEC is regarded as one of the UK's leading exhibition venues, and we're looking forward to meeting as many customers, old and new, in this new home for the show. LAMMA will remain free to attend, and we'll definitely be on hand with our trusty tea and biscuits!

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