2M taps expertise for demand boost – 84th Biggest Chemical Distributor in the world

The 2M Group are delighted to have accelerated in the ranking by the Independent Commodity Intelligent Services’ (ICIS) Top 100 Chemical Distributors list for 2020. 

The annual ICIS Top 100 Chemical Distributors list (in association with the FECC) features the world’s top chemical distributors, ranked by global and regional sales.  

2M has advanced its position from last year, to now be ranked 84th globally. The Group are proud to have also achieved higher ranking in all global regions.  

  • 44th in Europe (up from 51st last year) 
  • 52nd in Asia Pacific (up from 57th last year) 
  • 56th in Middle East (up from 60th last year) 
  • 49th in Latin America (up from 53rd last year). 

Demand Boost – Disinfection and Sanitation 

“We are extremely proud to have ranked higher across all regions in which we operate, as this aligns with our strategy of increasing our international presence. The coronavirus crisis has emphasised the critical nature of what we do, and to be recognised by the ICIS as a major global contributor within chemical distribution is a great achievement for all of our team,” said Mottie Kessler, Chairman and CEO of 2M Holdings. 

In addition to this achievement, 2M’s exceptional cross-group leveraging of technical and blending expertise has allowed the Group to boost production of sanitation and disinfection products during the Covid-19 crisis. 

About 2M Group 

The 2M Group is a portfolio of strong brand life & material science-based companies, supplying chemicals and application knowhow worldwide for a multitude of industries including Personal Care, Pharmaceutical, Automotive, Aerospace, Oil & Gas and Water Utility. 

The 2M Group includes CE-02, Banner Chemicals, Ingretech, MP Storage & Blending, Packed Chlorine, SampleRite, Stowlin & Surfachem. 

Entrepreneur founded in 2004, the Group is privately owned. 2M is led by Mottie Kessler MBE, the present Chairman and CEO and Dr Maggie Kessler, International Trade Director. 

Headquartered in the UK, the company has international presence in Benelux, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Poland and Scandinavia. 2M export to over 90 countries. 

2M was recently listed on The Sunday Times’ Top Track 250 league, which ranks Britain’s private mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales. 

2M was also crowned with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade 2019, as well as Export Champion 2019, by the Department for International Trade’s Northern Powerhouse. 

As a company, 2M believe in the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education for young people. 2M actively invest in skills creation within our local communities and in creating access to careers in STEM in the UK and beyond.