The Chillington Tool (Thailand) Co., Ltd.

The Chillington Tool (Thailand) Company Limited (“CTTL”) was established in Bangkok in 1966 and began manufacturing operations at Old Railway Road, in Samutprakarn. Bangkok. In October 2004, operations were relocated to new bespoke factory premises at Bangpoo Industrial Estate, Bangkok.

CTTL is a Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) promoted Company, and is among the world’s largest producers of agricultural hoes. The Company exports to over eighty countries around the world.

CTTL is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ralph Martindale & Company Limited, a company established in 1874 in Birmingham, England. CTTL employs approximately 200 personnel, and manufactures hoes, machetes, oil palm sickles, sugar cane knives, rotary tiller blades, and other agricultural tools. The Company produces these tools under internationally renowned brand names such as “Crocodile”, “Chillington”, “Martindale”, “Tiger”, and “Farmers Friend”.

CTTL has facilities for rolling, hot forging, stamping, heat treatment, hardening and tempering, varnishing, and assembly. There is an in-house tool design department with facilities for tool production, overhaul, modification and repair. We can cater to customers’ bespoke requirements for special profiles and patterns of products, and accessories.

Quality has always been the hallmark of our Company, and products are made to meet International standards and in accordance with Quality System ISO 9001. As a result, Chillington world-class agricultural tools are second to none, and are confidently supplied with a one-year warranty.


Crocodile Matchets (Ghana) Limited

Since its establishment in 1968 in Tema, the industrial city of Ghana, Crocodile Matchets (Ghana) Limited (“CMGL”) has consistently lived up to it’s mission of producing the highest quality machetes (“matchets”) and distributing these at affordable prices to farmers and other end-users throughout the sub-region.

Today, the Company, a subsidiary of Ralph Martindale & Company Limited and with a staff strength of 300 highly skilled and experienced employees has grown to become the largest matchets manufacturer in Africa, under the world-renowned “Crocodile” trademark.

CMGL has the installed capacity and tooling to manufacture many different patterns of matchets. These products are strong, resilient,and sharp, after undergoing 24 discrete manufacturing processes with strict Quality Assurance at every stage of production. The Company is certified ISO 9000-2015. All of our blades are made from the highest quality international steels with the precise chemical properties that are required to meet the demanding specification and standards compatible with our “Crocodile” brand. All other raw materials are also stringently sourced. “Crocodile” brand matchets have been tried and tested over generations, and are the preferred choice worldwide for 140 years.

Crocodile Matchets (Ghana) Limited has a solid corporate status, having been awarded many accolades over the years. The operations of the Company exhibit commitment to care for the environment and national development. Over the years, the Company has lived up to its social responsibilities by supporting health and education needs both at community and national levels.


Crocodile Matchets (Nigeria) Limited

Established in 1964 in Port Harcourt, Nigeria, Crocodile Matchets (Nigeria) Limited (“CMNL”) was an active manufacturing entity, producing the highest quality matchets and distributing these at affordable prices to farmers. However, in 2009, ever-greater challenges with inconsistent utilities supplies negated competitive manufacturing, and local production was suspended. Since then, CMNL has maintained representative wholesale trading offices and warehousing facilities in Port Harcourt and in Lagos, distributing “Crocodile” machetes throughout Nigeria.

These genuine “Crocodile” products are now all sourced from CMNL’s sister Company in Ghana. All of the traditional patterns of matchets used in Nigeria and neighboring countries can be supplied, with all meeting the demanding specification and standards required and expected of the “Crocodile” brand. “Crocodile” matchets have been tried and tested over generations, and are the preferred brand of matchets worldwide.