Banner Chemicals Expands Celanese Distribution Partnership

Banner Chemicals, a 2M Group Company, are pleased to announce it has expanded its
longstanding distribution partnership with Celanese. Banner Chemicals and Celanese have
worked together in the UK for over 30 years.

“The recent advancements in our distribution partnership highlight the strengthening of this
long-standing relationship. We look forward to growing together and distributing our extensive
ingredient portfolios across the world.” …Graham Cauchois, Business Unit Director – Banner

Celanese Acetyl | South Africa

Banner Chemicals has been appointed as the official distributor of the Celanese Acetyl
product range in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Celanese Acetyl portfolio of ingredients includes;
▪ Vinamul & Celvolit Emulsion Polymers
▪ Elotex Redispersible Polymer Powders
▪ Intermediate Chemistry Chemicals

Core application areas of Celanese Acetyl includes Coatings, Adhesives, and Mining.

Denzyl O’Donoghue will lead the 2M Group’s South-African operations.

“We are delighted to have been appointed as the official distribution partner for Celanese Acetyl. This partnership will enable us to efficiently deliver differentiated chemical solutions to our customers across the African region”

Vinamul and Mowilith Emulsion Polymers | UK

We are further pleased to share that Banner Chemicals (UK) has been appointed by Celanese
as the official distributor of Vinamul and Mowilith polymers in the UK.
Banner Chemicals’ coatings, adhesives, sealants, and elastomers (CASE), Polymers and
Lubricants business units will distribute this innovative range of emulsion polymers in the UK.

About 2M Group of Companies

Maintaining a portfolio of Material & Life Science companies, the 2M Group of Companies is
committed to delivering chemistry-based solutions for a better life today and a better world
tomorrow.  Entrepreneur founded in 2004, the 2M Group of Companies is privately owned and led by Mottie Kessler MBE, the present Chairman and CEO and Dr Maggie Kessler, International Trade Director.  

The 2M Group of Companies focus on added value supply of products and applications based
on know-how from the world’s leading chemical companies. Headquartered in the UK, and with sites in Benelux, Brazil, China, France, Germany, Ireland, Poland and Nordic region, the 2M Group of Companies exports to 90 countries. The Group includes CE-02, Banner Chemicals, Ingretech, 2M Manufacturing, MP Storage & Blending, Packed Chlorine, SampleRite, Stowlin & Surfachem.  

The 2M Group of Companies provides customers with market leading commercial and
technical expertise. This includes its application laboratories, technical teams, blending,
storage and sample management services. The 2M Group of Companies strives to emphasise equality and create opportunities by championing STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education.  

2M Group of Companies Recognition  

▪ (2019) The Queen’s Award for Enterprise – International Trade 2019  
▪ (2020) The Community Interaction Award, an award presented by the Chemical
Business Association (CBA) that acknowledges major contributions to the community,
awarded for STEM initiatives.  
▪ (2020 & 2012) The Sunday Times’ Top Track 250 league which ranks Britain’s private
mid-market growth companies with the biggest sales.   
▪ (2020 & 2019) Export Champion 2019, by the Department for International Trade’s
Northern Powerhouse.  


Denzyl O’Donoghue
General Manager – South Africa

Graham Cauchois
Business Director – CASE, Polymers and Lubricants Business unit