News & Press Releases

2M Holdings crowned with Queen’s Award at 2M House by Queen’s Representative

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Representative, The Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire and the Worshipful Mayor of Halton, attended the 2M Headquarters in Runcorn, UK this week to present Mottie Kessler MBE and Dr Maggie Kessler, co-owners, with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, International Trade 2019. The Award comes in recognition of the significant export growth

17 September 2019

2M Holdings win 2019 Queen’s Award for International Trade

2M Holdings have won the prestigious Queen’s Award for : Enterprise in the International Trade – in recognition of significant export growth. Recently crowned Export Champions 2019 by UK Government’s DIT (Department for International Trade) the Group has reached many new markets worldwide. Mottie Kessler MBE, Chairman and CEO said: “The Chemical Industry is essential

29 May 2019

Royal Visit! HRH the Duke of Gloucester visits to 2M House for the formal opening of Export Champion Headquarters and STEM Education Centre

2M house opening :The opening was attended by Chemical Industry leaders, STEM graduates and UK Government team (DIT.) His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester visited UK Export Champions, the 2M Group, on 1st April, to officially open 2M House, a new dedicated Headquarters for the 2M Group and for the 2M STEM (Science, Technology,

28 May 2019

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

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