Alvan Blanch Development Company Ltd

Alvan Blanch is a British manufacturing and project engineering company with a global outlook, specialising in the design, production and supply of quality machines and integrated systems for the primary and secondary processing of agricultural produce and waste materials. We are proud of the reputation we have gained over more than 60 years for the quality of our innovative and reliable products and for the personal service that we give to all of our customers. An exceptionally wide product range encompasses some stages of mechanical processing for most of the world’s crops, varying in scale from individual machines to large-scale industrial projects.

Global Operations


Exporting to over 100 countries worldwide is a key part of our activities. In 2012 we were awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for ‘International Trade – Outstanding Achievement'.

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Alvan Blanch MDF6000 Mobile Continuous Double Flow Drier

Aspra Major Thresher

Skid Mounted Seed Cleaning System


Drier Testimonials

Isle of wight, Manor Farm

"Having just completed our first harvest with our new Alvan Blanch 25000S, I can confirm a significant saving on fuel costs compared to our old tower drier....

Loanhead Farm, DF30000S Grain Drier, Perth

“It’s doing everything we expected of it: no-one can fault it."

Manor Farm. DF25000 Grain Drier, Wallingford

“Our AB drier means it has lengthened our day and cut down on time wasted so we have been able to get on with other work.”

Stowell Park, DF37000S Grain Drier, Gloucestershire

“The machine certainly does what it is supposed to do."

Huntly Farm, DF30000S Grain Drier, Dundee

"We’re very, very pleased with the drier and I was most impressed by every aspect of our dealing with Alvan Blanch."

Cocoa Drying and Cleaning Plant

... "we are really pleased with this new drier, along with the belt conveyors and cleaning/grading system - it is an excellent system.“

Vladimir Lastochkin, Gorkinskoye Limited, Russia

"I’m very happy with this machine, it is much better than the drier we were working on previous years. I definitely would buy Alvan Blanch drier again."

Anatoliy Stepanov, Sokolovo Limited, Russia

"Alvan Blanch Grain Drier is very high quality machine. It is very appropriate for our tough climate."

Viktor Bucin, Politotdeljskoye Limited, Russia

"Alvan Blanch Grain Drier is very successful investment from my point of view."

Galaxy Rice Mills, Gujranwala, Punjab, Pakistan - Three DF12800 Continuous Flow Driers

"The results are as good as we had hoped and the driers have performed very reliably”

Grain Drying, Cleaning & Storage System

“In a world with many choices, we have found our AB drier to be the Mercedes Benz of Driers....

Matthew Dunlop, Ingliston Farm, Forfar

"We bought our first Alvan Blanch drier in 2010 because we have seen from our neighbours how well these driers cope with the wet corn that we get in this region. The drier continues to serve us well and we are so pleased with it that last year we have bought a second drier – the DF30000, for our other farm...

Vassileios I. Markou, VIOLAR S.A. Cotton Gin & Grains Trading, Greece

"We bought our first cotton seed drier from Alvan Blanch in 1983, since then we have bought another 3 driers for our different cotton ginneries, with the latest bought in 2015....

Bluevale Agrico, Victoria, Australia - DF22000s

"We received our drier in mid January this year which was purchased predominantly for the drying of our irrigated maze and wheat crops. Alvan Blanch helped us design the drier to meet our specific dimensional requirements. These were some significant structural, electrical and cosmetic modifications that have allowed us to fit the machine to a modified step deck trailer....