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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

Another Great CV Show for CleanAirBlue!

BIRMINGHAM NEC – For 3 days during the week of April 25th 2016, the CleanAirBlue division from Banner Chemicals exhibited at the CV Show for the seventh year running. To read more about this exiting event, visit our CleanAirBlue website;

29 April 2016

Banner Chemicals Offers Precision Cleaning Solutions products at MACH 2016

BIRMINGHAM NEC – During the week of April 11th 2016, the Precision Cleaning Solutions (PCS) group from Banner Chemicals joined MACH 2016, the largest manufacturing and engineering exhibition in the UK. Banner Chemicals was offering the UK’s widest variety of alternative vapour degreasing solvents including Perklone MD, Samsol MC, Samsol RA, Solvex HD, and EnSolv

28 April 2016

Banner’s parent company, 2M Holdings, chosen as an official distributor in the UK for Dow Europe

Banner Chemicals is proud that its parent company, 2M Holdings Ltd (“2M”) has been chosen as an official distributor in the UK for Dow Europe, covering their range of specialty solvents, ethanolamine and chelates. The extensive product list includes Dow’s leading brands DOWANOL™ E-Series, P-Series as well as VERSENE ™ VERSENOL ™ and CARBOWAX ™

30 March 2016

Banner Chemicals and TETRA Chemicals Europe AB Announce Liquid Calcium Chloride UK Distribution Agreement

Banner Chemicals and TETRA Chemicals Europe AB are proud to announce their partnership to produce, promote and distribute liquid Calcium Chloride, into UK Industrial markets. TETRA Chemicals is the global leader in the production and marketing of Liquid Calcium Chloride. Banner Chemicals are a highly trusted distribution leader in the UK with extensive applications knowledge

23 March 2016


Banner Chemicals named Finalist for International Trade Awards 2016

Banner Chemicals’ Export team are very proud to be named as finalists for the International Trade Award by Chemicals Northwest Awards 2016, in recognition of their Export achievements. Dr Maggie Kessler, Export Director at Banner Chemicals said: ‘We are excited by this award nomination as it comes at a very special time for the export

08 March 2016

Mottie Kessler in National Magazine

At the end of 2015, Banner’s MD and owner, Mottie Kessler, was awarded Director of the Year Award by the UK’s Institute of Directors (IoD). In their January 2016 magazine, the IoD interviewed Mottie and with a special mention of the story about Banner Chemicals’ pivotal early days as a 2M subsidiary, it’s a must-read!

14 January 2016

Banner’s support for job creation and skills raising in our Industry over 2015

As a business of over 150 years’ history, Banner Chemicals views itself as a long term player in the industry. We are determined to help combat the UK skills shortage in Science and STEM subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.) In 2015 we helped the following: 85 School pupils through ‘chemistry in action’ day at

23 December 2015