Grain Dryers2018-06-18T16:47:34+00:00

Grain Dryers & Equipment Installation


We are the main dealers for South East Scotland and Northumberland for Opico portable grain dryers, Opico are recognised as the market leaders in the UK consistently proving to be the most reliable and efficient way of drying grain.
With many years of experience and over 150 machines sold we have a built up great expertise in the full range of dryers,
Having encountered all types of problems we have an unrivalled experience in installing and maintaining dryers in the most cost effective and efficient manner,
We stock a full range of spares for all models, which are available nationwide on next day delivery or collected from and our service technicians can provide pre-harvest servicing along with repair and maintenance servicing during the drying season.

  • New and second hand machine sales
  • Full range of spares available
  • Pre-Harvest servicing
  • Repair and maintenance


John Thorburn & Sons can offer the latest continuous flow dryers incorporating traditional strengths with improved features.

Outstanding controllability will give you the ability to adjust every setting so that the dryer can be matched to the exact drying conditions for optimum results in term of efficiency and quality of drying, by using well proven technology and quality components throughout, good reliability is assured.

We are the agents for the UK markets established manufacturers of continuous flow dryers and with many dryers from 10tph to 40tph complete with mechanical handling equipment installed on leading farms throughout South East Scotland and Northumberland, we can provide a full package of advice on planning installations with detailed drawings and costing for customers.

Our staff are skilled in repair and maintenance and we stock a full range of spares, we also offer our pre harvest service to make sure your dryer is ready when your crops are.

We also supply, install, repair and maintain grain handling plant & equipment from the UK’s leading manufacturers, including:

  • Belt & Bucket Elevators
  • Chain & Flight Conveyors
  • Belt Conveyors
  • Chain & Flight Elevators
  • Screw Conveyors
  • Pre Cleaners
  • Hoppers & Bins


We offer a wide range of services at J Thorburn & Sons, contact us if you can find what you need.

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