Ralph Martindale


Portrait of the Company’s founder Ralph Martindale (1830-1879)

  • 1874

    RALPH MARTINDALE & COMPANY LIMITED was first registered in England

  • 1876

    The trademark "Crocodile" was registered for the first time in England

  • 1892

    The CHILLINGTON TOOL COMPANY LIMITED was registered in England

  • 1966

    Establishment of The Chillington Tool (Thailand) Company Limited (“CTTL”)

  • 1968

    Establishment of Crocodile Matchets (Ghana) Limited (“CMGL”)

  • 1998

    Acquistion of Chillington (Thailand) by the Martindale Group

  • 2020

    Takeover of the Martindale Group by YESHI GROUP