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 co-founder and chief executive Mottie Kessler, the group says it has more than 3,000 customers. Strong demand from manufacturers of soaps and cosmetics, and 2M’s oilfield and refinery clients, have helped international sales grow 47% a year from £8m in 2009 to £17.2m in 2011.