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Silvan Corporate Overview


“Every Silvan product has a reason for being, a benefit that’s tangible and a relevance to Australian conditions”.

Founded in 1962 by Michael Tricarico, Silvan Australia is devoted to those connected to the land. The Silvan brand has always pioneered superior technology, durability and delivered dedicated support. Silvan and their “Big Red Tanks” have become a constant in the Australian agricultural landscape.



These values determine how Silvan operates and a commitment to the success of customers, partners, investors and employees. Silvan embraces change and growth, facing the challenges and opportunities of modern agriculture. More than 50 years later, Silvan are still leaders in the agricultural market and focused on creating a productive future.


A leader in the design of high and low volume horticultural sprayers, Silvan has evolved into the largest Australasian manufacturer of world-class crop protection sprayers and related machinery. Specialised equipment has been developed for crops including vegetables, grapes, apples, pears, citrus, bananas, olives, sugar cane and turf.


Silvan’s farm machinery range comprises a broad selection from the world’s most prominent manufacturers including; Nobili mulchers, Breviglieri tillage equipment and Sitrex hayrakes. Silvan also produces high quality agricultural implements including rotary slashers, carryalls and post hole diggers.


Selecta is a premium supplier of quality rural focussed merchandise and accessories and are dedicated to creating new spraying and equipment solutions every day. Selecta have developed a merchandise range to service the property maintenance requirements of primary producers, hobby farmers, construction, mining, plant nurseries, home gardeners, builders, plumbers and landscapers. The Selecta range of products includes 12V sprayers, backpack & hand sprayers for weed control, 12-volt diesel transfer units, Asset protection and maintenance, fire fighting equipment, and spraying accessories.


Silvan manufactures and distributes a wide variety of hardware products featuring the popular Sherlock & Selecta wheelbarrows, carts and hand tools. These, along with Selecta hand & backpack sprayers, are sold through a number of major Australian retailers including Bunnings Warehouse, Mitre 10, Landmark and Ruralco.


All Silvan products are built in accordance with strict quality controls, advanced production methods and the highest quality materials, ensuring that the finished product is cost-effective, reliable and built to last in the toughest conditions.

Silvan products are efficiently distributed throughout Australia and New Zealand via distribution centres located in Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth and Hamilton, New Zealand.


Talking to growers, conducting product training and dealer service schools is an important part of the Silvan tradition and maintains a high level of technological innovation. Information is collected and evaluated by the research and development centre, ensuring that the products developed meet customer needs and expectations.


Silvan products are not only utilised extensively throughout Australia and New Zealand, they are also exported to many countries throughout the world including the UK, Germany, Spain, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, United Arab Emirates and more.


Silvan understands that when a customer invests in capital equipment, they are looking for a product accompanied by prompt and reliable after-sales support. At Silvan, we pride ourselves on the quality of our products as well as our customer service and support.