News & Press Releases

Finalist: IoD North West Director of the Year Awards 2015: Science & Innovation Director Global Director

We are delighted that Mottie Kessler, the Chairman and CEO of 2M Holdings, is a finalist in the IoD Director of the Year awards for both the Science & Innovation and the Global Director awards. The North West Director of the Year Awards celebrates the best of the best across British businesses and directors at

12 January 2015

Banner Chemicals UK acquires Stowlin Ltd

Solutions for metals surface treatment, cleaning and phosphating We are delighted to advise you that the shareholders of Stowlin Ltd and of Banner Chemicals Ltd UK have agreed to join forces. Banner Chemicals Ltd UK will acquire the entire share capital of Stowlin Ltd from Mr Nigel Sullivan. We are pleased that Nigel will continue

17 December 2014

Integration of Pigmentan Business into Banner Chemicals UK

Environmentally friendly anti-corrosive pigments Banner Chemicals UK and Pigmentan Ltd ( are pleased to announce that they have completed a Licensing Agreement to transfer all manufacturing and Worldwide marketing of the Pigmentan range of environmentally friendly anti-corrosive pigments to Banner Chemicals UK (part of 2M Holdings Ltd ( The Pigmentan product range is complimentary to

05 November 2014

Banner Chemicals Expands Technical Resources to North America and Asia

In early 2014, Banner Chemicals added Mr. Jonathan Tomassetti to the Precision Cleaning Solutions team. Mr. Tomassetti serves as International Business Development Manager supporting Banner’s aerospace, electronics, precision metal and vapour degreasing industries. Mr Tomassetti comes to Banner Chemicals with over fifteen years international experience selling and supporting precision cleaning technologies. He works out of

10 September 2014

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

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