Meet us at:

10th & 11th Jan 2023

Cereals 2023
13th & 14th June 2023

Midland Machinery Show 2022
16th & 17th November

Confidence in our design,
materials and care in
manufacturing and installation
is reflected in our
10-year warranty.

FLR Crop Drying is a brand
of Flach & Le-Roy Ltd

Key Personnel

Richard Flach

Richard FlachRichard Flach is a director and co-founder of Flach & Le-Roy Ltd. Having studied agricultural engineering at Writtle, in 1984 he joined Myson Fans where he designed airflow and ventilation systems for the agricultural industry. In 1988 he joined Lingward, and in 1993 he joined forces with Owen Le-Roy to set up Flach & Le-Roy Ltd. Today Richard is highly respected in the industry for his expertise in designing crop drying systems with optimal ventilation and airflow characteristics. He maintains a hands-on approach in the business, working from his home in Cambridgeshire.

Owen Le-Roy

Owen Le-RoyOwen Le-Roy grew up on a farm in Hertfordshire. He went to both Oaklands   and Lackham College to study Farm Mechanisation. He then worked as Production Manager at Lingward, and went on the Board as Production Director. In 1993 he co-founded Flach & Le-Roy with Richard Flach. Today, Owen manages the finance, production and supply chain functions of the company and his commitment to quality, productivity and attention to detail has contributed significantly to FLR’s reputation for quality and value. He lives at his farm in Suffolk.

Ken McLean

Ken McLeanKen McLean is the author of Drying and Storing Combinable Crops. First published in 1980, the book is recognised by the cereal industry as an authoritative reference guide. Its value to the arable farmer and to the industry in general has not diminished over the years and it remains as fresh and relevant today as in the time that it was first released. Ken McLean’s association with Flach & Le-Roy dates back to his days working with the Agricultural Development and Advisory Service (ADAS) in the early 1980’s. Ken provides consultancy advice to Flach & Le-Roy.

Rob Millward

Ken McLeanRob Millward has been in the industry installing floors since 1984. He has previously worked for Challow and Lingward but has worked for Flach & Le-Roy for the last 20 years. He and his team install the floors and ducts and his eye for detail makes him the best in the industry. Farmers are always happy with Rob’s work, manner and tidiness.