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2M Holdings Ltd expands in Cosmetics Ingredients in France with Ingretech SAS acquisition

4 February 2020

The 2M Holdings group of companies is delighted to announce the addition of Ingretech SAS (Paris, France) to its family of personal care specialty ingredients companies.


2M Holdings crowned with Queen’s Award at 2M House by Her Majesty The Queen’s Representative

1 October 2019

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s Representative, The Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire and the worshipful Mayor of Halton, attended the 2M Headquarters in Runcorn, UK, on 17 September, to present the 2M Group with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise, International Trade 2019


Monarch Chemicals celebrates 30 years of business

12 July 2019

The Formula for Success From its origins as a small fledgling business in Kent to a multi-site UK chemical distribution company, Monarch Chemicals celebrates 30 years in business this July.



24 May 2019

Patricia Laferté has joined Petrico, the global distributor of petroleum and chemical products, as European Technical Sales Manager covering France and the Benelux countries. She has worked throughout Europe and has extensive experience of the lubricant and speciality chemicals markets, working alongside oil majors and top-tier suppliers.


Royal Visit! HRH the Duke of Gloucester visits to 2M House for the formal opening of Export Champion Headquarters and STEM Education Centre

24 April 2019

His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester visited UK Export Champions, the 2M Group, on 1st April, to officially open 2M House, a new dedicated Headquarters for the 2M Group and for the 2M STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) programme, both of which have grown exponentially in the last few years. The opening was attended by Chemical Industry leaders, STEM graduates and UK Government team (DIT.)


Blagden appoints new business development manager for its plastics additives division

1 April 2019

Blagden Specialty Chemicals, supplier of high-quality chemicals and ingredients, has appointed Mike Woolley as business development manager for its plastics additives division.



25 March 2019

Petrico, the specialist distributor of petroleum and chemical products, has relocated to new offices in Sandbach as the company’s European expansion continues.



15 February 2019

Petrico, the global supplier of fuel and lubricant additives, has been appointed by Lanxess as its distribution partner in the UK, France, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands. The arrangement recognises the expertise and service excellence that Petrico can offer to the customers of one of the most important players in the global additives market.


A-Gas Electronic Materials acquires Elga Europe

4 September 2018

A-Gas Electronic Materials have acquired all the assets of Elga Europe of Daventry in Northamptonshire. Elga Europe are the sole dry film distributor of Ordyl film in the UK