News & Press Releases

2M STEM Centre welcomes budding scientists, from the age of 5, for interactive day of Science

On 21st February the 2M Group hosted its first ever ‘Bring Your Kids to Work’ day. 33 children (aged between 5 and 15) attended the 2M STEM Centre which was buzzing with science demonstrations. Every child had the opportunity to mix formulations, under the careful instruction of 2M’s STEM Ambassadors, who volunteered from across the

19 June 2020

2M Group wins CBA Community Interaction Award

The Chemical Business Association (CBA) has chosen the 2M Group of Companies as its Community Interaction Award winner this year. The Community Interaction Award acknowledges major contributions to the community and is presented by the CBA to one of its members annually. This year the 2M Group has been recognised by the CBA for its

30 April 2020

2M Group – Coronavirus Statement

At the 2M Group, we are continuously monitoring the global updates on Coronavirus (COVID 19) and will abide by all recommendations from the UK’s Department of Health; the World Health Organisation and the CDC. The safety of our communities, colleagues, customers and suppliers is of paramount importance for us so until further notice, we will restrict

10 March 2020

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