Silvan Corporate Overview
Established in 1962, Silvan has been a pioneer in the development and manufacture of agricultural machinery to meet the needs of Australia’s primary producers. Always at the forefront in the development of new technology, Silvan combines strong innovative management with a comprehensive understanding of today’s agribusiness.
Silvan Australia Pty. Ltd. is the parent company of Silvan machinery and Selecta agricultural, hardware and rainwater merchandise & accessories.
Silvan Machinery is a specialist manufacturer with world-leading expertise in crop-protection sprayers and related equipment. A leader in the design of high-volume and low-volume sprayers, Silvan has a reputation for producing world-class products, and has grown to become the largest Australasian manufacturer of crop-protection equipment. By adding the Jen-ell cable-suspended boomspray rigs to Silvan’s integrated broadacre sprayer range, Silvan now has Australia’s widest range of boomsprays. Specialised equipment has also been developed for crops including vegetables, grapes, apples, pears, citrus, bananas, olives, wheat, cotton and turf.
The recent launch of Silvan Custom Build now allows you to design a unit to suit your specific requirements for spraying, water transfer, diesel transfer, dust suppression and land care products.
Silvan Machinery also distributes a comprehensive range of cultivation, planting, mulching and hay equipment sourced from many of the world’s most prominent manufacturers including Nobili, Breviglieri and Sitrex. With the addition of the Silvan Implements range of high quality agricultural implements including rotary slashers, pasture harrows, carryalls, grader blades and post hole diggers, Silvan now offers a complete range of ground-engaging, grass-cutting and soil-maintaining implements.
Selecta is the merchandise and components division established to service the accessory requirements of primary producers, plant nurseries, the home gardener, handyman, builders, plumbers and landscapers. The Selecta range features products to maximise the capabilities of existing equipment such as pumps, hoses, hand sprayers, nozzles and nozzle holders, fittings, filters, fire fighters and 12-volt portable sprayers, and the Jen-ell range including foam markers and misters.
Selecta is also the manufacturer and distributor of the Sherlock range of tradesman wheelbarrows, and supplies these and a range of other Hardware items such as Cyclone garden tools, pumps and trolleys to the national hardware market.
Silvan is proudly Australian owned, with its head office, administration, research and development, and some manufacturing operations located in the Melbourne suburb of Dandenong South. Larger equipment is manufactured in our Wantirna South factory, also in Melbourne, with distribution centres located in Brisbane, Sydney and Perth.
Silvan is actively represented in all agricultural areas throughout Australia by its professional in-field team of specialist product managers and account managers, including qualified agronomists and horticulturalists, providing support to our national dealer network of more than 240 machinery dealers and 3,000 Selecta merchandise resellers.
Today, Silvan products are not only used extensively throughout Australia and New Zealand they are exported to many countries around the world including Japan, Norway, Papua New Guinea, Thailand, New Caledonia, United Arab Emirates and the UK to name just a few.