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With a pedigree stretching back over 40 years, Cronex are known for our ability to manufacture and supply top quality plumbing and sanitaryware components to trade, retailers, merchants and distributors.

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Cronex Was Born

Cronex Limited was launched by Mr Paul Tucker and set up base in a little village in the Cotswold's, Gloucestershire, offering Automotive and then soon gravitating towards plumbing products

Rabo Merchants Limited Launched

Founded by Mr Steve Wilkes in Bearwood, West midlands, Rabo Merchants offered merchanting & confirming services, evolving into the direct export of predominantly builders hardware


The Electrical Introduction

Rabo Merchants successfully introduced Electrical products into the range


Working together

Cronex and Rabo Merchants began to form a co-operation alignment, sharing market information and Bi-lateral trading


Cronexrabo was born

Cronex and Rabo Merchants formally merged to form Cronexrabo Limited, offering a selection of Plumbing, Hardware and Electrical Products


The Thomas Dudley Group

Mr Paul Tuckers retirement and the acquisition of Cronexrabo by Thomas Dudley Group meant the closure of Cronexrabo's Cotswold site and a relocation to Tipton, West Midlands. Cronexrabo became the export trading division of Masefield-Beta (another member of the Thomas Dudley Group).



Cronexrabo and Masefield-Beta continue to work together, with products overlapping and complimenting one another in both their UK and export markets. With the current development of new and existing products combined with the usual high quality and customer service, the future looks bright for Cronexrabo