History - Serving Industry Since 1970


Wilberforce Road Cromwell was founded by Michael Gregory when he opened the first premises in Wilberforce Road, Leicester, on the 1st August 1970 and with the effort, support and dedication of many people, he has since steered the company through its carefully managed expansion programme along to the present day.

Cromwell is now one of the World's largest industrial supplies companies with over 1,800 employees Worldwide. The company is unique in having: 67 Distribution Centres Worldwide - 4 specialist companies - an export division operating in over 50 countries across 5 continents - a team of "time-served" sales engineers in each region - global product research - product analysis unit - a team studying production methods worldwide - unique inter-company delivery system enabling rapid access to products, services and information. The Company intends to extend its global coverage during the coming years and is always keen to hear from interested sales partners.

Cromwell people are totally committed to working closely with every customer and supplier, for the benefit of all. The development of products and training of people, creating the opportunities that are the foundation of our Company's success and growth - these positive contributions are part of the long term success and future security of the company and its people.

Cromwell Distribution Centre Cromwell's comprehensive stocks of over £50/€62/$73 million held in our World Distribution Centre (WDC) at Wigston, Leicester, UK and around the World in our local Distribution centers is available to you.

Our Prime Objective is to be...

"The Complete Industrial Supply Company"

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