News & Press Releases

North region 2014 Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist

We’re thrilled to tell you that you’ve been selected as a North region 2014 Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist. We are proud to announce that Mottie Kessler, Chairman and CEO of our holding group, 2M Holdings Ltd, has been selected as one of Ernst & Young’s North Region 2014 Entrepreneur Of The Year finalist. To

23 April 2014

2M Holdings Limited Joins Omni-Chem136, LLC

In February 2014 2M Holdings Ltd., a leading chemical distributor and a wholly owned private company, joined Omni-Chem136, LLC. Omni-Chem136 is the world’s largest alliance of regional independent chemical distributors with 17 member companies, more than 135 facilities and $2.8B of combined sales alliance. “The addition of 2M Holdings to our alliance is another significant

06 March 2014

2M Group Limited acquires the Packed Chlorine Business from Ineos Chlorvinyls

2M Group Limited has today announced the acquisition of the packed chlorine business from INEOS ChlorVinyls. The acquisition consists of the packed chlorine assets at INEOS ChlorVinyls’ Runcorn site, Cheshire, together with the associated commercial goodwill of the business. The business will operate under the newly created legal entity – Packed Chlorine Limited. 2M Group

01 August 2013

2M on the Sunday Times Fast Track List

2M Holdings was placed 82nd on the inaugural Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200. Has set up company in Qingdao, China, to organise the shipping of chemical samples. Set up in 2004, 2M Holdings’ blends and distributes chemicals that are sold as own products or branded for other companies. Based in Cheshire and led by

09 July 2012

KMZ Acquisition

Banner Chemicals is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of KMZ Chemicals Ltd. Along with the assets of the company, we are pleased to welcome on board the senior management team from KMZ KMZ are a UK distribution company based in Northampton, offering a range of products to the polymers and coatings

25 June 2012

SampleRite China

2M Group Chairman, Mottie Kessler visits China to oversea the launch of SampleRite operations On 20th February 2011 a delegation lead by Mottie visited our SampleRite’s new operations in China. As part of 2M Group’s strategy to further grow our international business the board felt that investing in an Asian base would support our ongoing

20 September 2011

Banner Chemicals Inaugural Golf Day

On 5th May 2011 Banner welcomed customers, suppliers and business partners to their inaugural golf day. Guests arrived at Carden Park, Cheshire early in the morning as Mottie and his colleagues welcomed customers, suppliers and business partners to Banner Chemicals inaugural golf day. The mornings’ play was 9 holes on the county course as a

10 May 2011

Banner Chemicals celebrates 150 years

From the White Spirit Patent to a Leading Global Chemical Distributor On Thursday 16th September 2010, Samuel Banner & Co Ltd celebrated its 150 years anniversary in the magnificent Liverpool Town Hall, joined by nearly 200 guests. Guest speakers included: Councillor Hazel Williams, The Lord Mayor of Liverpool Graham Evans MP for Weaver Vale (Runcorn

16 September 2010

Chemicals Northwest Awards Dinner

Banner Chemicals: Shortlisted for Chemicals Northwest Company of the Year. On 20th May 2010 a team from Banner Chemicals enjoyed a wonderful evening at the Chemicals Northwest Awards dinner at Manchester’s Prestigious Midland Hotel. Banner Chemicals were shortlisted for Chemicals Northwest Company of the Year award....

20 May 2010