News & Press Releases

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

HRH Prince Charles gives Mottie Kessler MBE at Buckingham Palace Ceremony for Services to Industry and Exporting in the North West of England

Mottie Kessler recently met HRH Prince Charles, at a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, to receive his MBE for Services to Industry and Exporting in the North West of England. The award is given for Mottie’s services to the Chemical Industry in the UK, including significant job creation and export promotion in the North of England

06 March 2017

Surface World – Live 2017 – 22nd & 23rd March, Hall 7 NEC Birmingham – Booth M3

VISIT US AT BOOTH NUMBER M3 Surface World Live 2017 will be opening its doors on Wednesday 22nd March and Thursday 23rd March 2017. The exhibition is the UK’s only event dedicated to the surface treatment, product finishing and coatings industry. It provides a major showcase for the very latest technology and developments in this

03 March 2017

2M Holdings Ltd: Modern Slavery Policy Statement – October 2016

Modern slavery is a crime resulting in an abhorrent abuse of the human rights of vulnerable workers. It can take various forms, such as slavery, servitude, forced or compulsory labour and human trafficking. The 2M Group has a zero tolerance approach to modern slavery and is committed to acting ethically and with integrity and transparency

09 December 2016

2016 A Trail Blazing Year for 2M STEM career outreach programme

Banner’s parent company, 2M Holdings, has been praised for its efforts in 2016 to make careers in STEM a possibility for even more pupils, students and graduates....

20 October 2016

Banner’s sister company, Surfachem, supports STEM for young people’s employment, with EY

Banner’s sister company, Surfachem, hosted six school students in our laboratory at the 3M Buckley Innovation Centre in Huddersfield this month. The students were all participants on the EY Foundation Smart Futures programme. Smart Futures gives young people access to a great experience of work. It is a ten month programme offering paid work experience

18 August 2016

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Banner’s parent company, 2M, wins award for helping young people access STEM careers

Banner is proud to announce that its parent company, 2M, has been presented with the ‘Highly Commended’ award by the Chemical Business Association for the ‘Community Interaction Awards’ at the 2016 Annual Ceremony. Mottie Kessler, MD of Banner Chemicals and Chairman and CEO of 2M Holdings said: ‘I am delighted that we have been able to

28 July 2016

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A message from Mottie Kessler, Chairman and CEO of 2M Holdings about the UK’s vote to leave the EU

24 June 2016, London Dear Customers, Suppliers and Colleagues, While the UK has chosen to leave the European Union, we at 2M Holdings, an international group headquartered in the UK, will continue with Business as Usual. We are running a business which provides added value to our customers and suppliers. Our business is science based,

24 June 2016

Banner Chemicals celebrates Leading Women from the Industry in its 2nd Annual Ladies Polo Day

Friday 20th May saw leading women from the Chemical Industry get together at Chester Race Course for the 2nd Annual Samuel Banner Ladies Polo Day. Companies from the across the UK were represented, in what has become a very popular women’s networking event. The event was attended by leading industry figures who met to share

02 June 2016

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