About Us

Belliss & Morcom and Reavell have a combined 270 years of experience, and a proud heritage of design and manufacture in the United Kingdom. Since being acquired by Gardner Denver, both companies have benefited from Gardner Denver’s brand recognition and its established global partnership network.

Belliss & Morcom

Belliss & Morcom was established in 1852 in Birmingham as a steam engine manufacturers. Taking advantage of a post-industrial era Britain, it perfected the forced feed lubrication system, which revolutionised the performance and endurance of internal combustion engines. Belliss & Morcom turbines powered Birmingham’s first generating station. From there the company grew and became the respected and world-renowned manufacturer of quality, reliable reciprocating high pressure air compressors that it is today.

Reavell

Founded in 1898 in Ipswich, Reavell has spent the last 120 years dedicated to engineering excellence with complete commitment to total systems solutions. The company initially focused on producing compressors for the British Royal Navy and having enjoyed success in the marine industry, it began branching out into other sectors. Reavell compressors were used during the construction of the London Underground and have gone on to develop world-wide recognition across a variety of complex fields and applications.