Salford began production of conventional tillage equipment in 1978. Over the years Salford grew with innovative tillage designs and in 2005 Salford began engineering and manufacturing seeding and application equipment as well.

In 2014, Salford purchased BBI Spreaders (founded in 1991), manufacturers of BBI Spinner Spreaders. In May 2015, Salford acquired Valmar Airflo (established in 1977), manufacturers of Valmar air boom and Valmar granular application tools. In December 2015, Salford purchased AerWay Advanced Aeration (established in 1983), manufacturers of AerWay aeration tillage and turf tools.

Salford, like BBI, Valmar and AerWay, focuses on engineering easy to use equipment that incorporates innovations that are unique in the marketplace.