News & Press Releases

2M responds to Fire Crews’ request for help

When Manchester’s fire crews battled fierce fires across the region, including Stalybridge, for over three weeks, 2M Holdings responded to their appeal. The fire had spread rapidly in the continuing UK heatwave. When the fire service placed an urgent appeal to the public for insect repellent and hats to protect the crews, 2M Holdings quickly

17 July 2018

2M Holdings Ltd, group of companies, expands its presence in Germany, acquiring Franken-Kosmetik-Chemiehandel GmbH & Co. KG (Nuremberg, Germany)

2M Holdings Ltd (“2M”) is delighted to announce that, following its recent acquisition of Dusseldorf based company CE-O2 GmBH, it has now acquired Franken-Kosmetik-Chemiehandel GmbH & Co. KG (“FrankenChemie”), a privately held, distributor of specialty chemicals, based in Nuremberg, Germany. Mottie Kessler MBE, Chairman & CEO of 2M said: “2M is seeking opportunities to expand

23 February 2018

Top, Safety, Health and the Environment (SHE) Award for Banner Chemicals’ and 2M Holdings’ Compliance Director

David Dalton (right) receives the Gerald Soane Award from former SIA Chairman Geoff Stamper Photo courtesy of Andrew Norman Britain’s Solvent Industry Association (SIA) has awarded David Dalton, Group Compliance Director of Banner Chemicals and its parent company, 2M Holdings, their prestigious annual Gerald Soane Award for Safety, Health, and the Environment at their Annual

01 November 2017

Banner Chemicals’ 2M-STEM ambassador shows 100 students how Chemistry is used in Crime scene investigations

Encouraging young people to access a career in Chemistry is a key part of Banner Chemical’s participation in the 2M-STEM programme, set up in 2015 by 2M Holdings, parent company of Banner Chemicals. At the end of July, Jim Bell, Dispersions Development Manager and Specialty Chemicals Account Manager at Banner Chemicals, changed from Chemist to

05 August 2017

North region 2014 Entrepreneur Of The Year winner

“We are delighted that Mottie Kessler, Chairman and CEO of our holding group, 2M Holdings Ltd, has been named Ernst & Young’s North Region 2014 Entrepreneur Of The Year for Manufacturing. “ For further details on the EY website click here. EY wrote: “2M Holdings are a holdings company focusing on added value chemicals distribution

30 June 2014

London firm in winning move north

MIDDLESBROUGH is a winner on the industrial front from London’s successful bid to host the 2012 Olympics. New jobs and millions of pounds of investment have been created as the result of a firm relocating to Middlesbrough after it had to move to make way for Olympic development in the capital. MP Storage & Blending

01 January 2007

“Banner investment on the Middlesbrough site demonstrated their commitment to the industry. Being a chemical company ourselves, we look at them as industry partners and benefit from buying from them.”

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