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2M Group of Companies Receives Prestigious King’s Award for Excellence in International Trade

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The 2M Group of Companies, Surfachem's parent company, has been crowned with a King’s Award for Enterprise for its excellence in international trade, marking the second time the organisation has been honoured with this award.

The Award programme, now in its 58th year, is the most distinguished business awards in the UK, with the 2M Group of Companies able to use the esteemed King’s Awards Emblem.

Under the leadership of CEO, Chair and founder, Mottie Kessler OBE and Business Export Director and co-owner Dr Maggie Kessler OBE, the 2M Group of Companies have strategically expanded its reach and reputation on the global stage. This has helped to boost the UK economy including Aerospace, Oil & Gas, Cosmetics, Green Sustainable Chemicals and Manufacturing.

“We are proud and grateful to receive such esteemed recognition from His Majesty. This award is a celebration of our accomplishments and serves as a catalyst for us to keep advancing the frontiers of innovation and sustainability within the chemical industry. A heartfelt thank you to our committed team, whose dedication and pursuit of excellence have made this achievement possible.” Mottie Kessler OBE, CEO and Chairman – 2M Group of Companies

“We are excited about the future as we continue to innovate and expand our reach. This award is a wonderful testament to the importance of UK export and of the contributions to global trade which the chemical industry makes every day. I would like to thank our business partners across the chemical industry for their long-term support. I would like to acknowledge the fantastic support of our contacts  at the Department for Business and Trade (DBT). Their knowledge and insight is invaluable. Last but not least, I want to thank the dedicated team we have across 2M Group.” Maggie Kessler OBE, Co-Owner and Business Export Director – 2M Group of Companies

This achievement follows the 2M Group of Companies receipt of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for International Trade in 2019. The Award came in recognition of the significant export growth by 2M and in appreciation of 2M’s investment in young people’s access to a career in STEM, in the form of the 2M STEM programme, founded in 2016. 2M is proud to be an Export Champion for the DBT since 2013.

About the Kings Award for Enterprise

The King’s Awards for Enterprise, previously known as The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise, was renamed last year to reflect His Majesty The King’s desire to continue the legacy of HM Queen Elizabeth II’s by recognising outstanding UK businesses.

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About the 2M Group of Companies

The 2M Group of Companies supply added value chemistry-based products, services, and applications know-how to the life science and material science sectors. 2M works in partnership with the world’s leading chemical and natural ingredients companies.

Headquartered in the UK, and with sites and a presence in Benelux, China, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, South Africa, USA and the Nordic region, the 2M Group of Companies exports to over 90 countries.

From social sustainability, to reduce our carbon footprint, the 2M Group of Companies is committed to the long term sustainability of the chemical industry, for a healthier life today and better world tomorrow.

The 2M Group of Companies includes 2M Manufacturing2M Equest, 2M Services (MP Storage and BlendingSampleRite UKSampleRite China), the Banner Chemicals Group (2M Water Treatment2M CASEPLStowlin), CE-O2 Trockeneis, Laboratorios Prady Normapiel, and the Surfachem Group (2M Laurichem USA, Bregaglio Italy, Chemir Spain, Ingretech France, Surfachem Germany, Surfachem Nordics, Surfachem Poland, Surfachem UK).

The 2M Group of Companies offer a wide range of products for a wide range of business sectors including BannerSolve®, CleanAirBlue™, Pigmentan™, Precision Cleaning Solutions, Surfac®, Perklone™ EXT, Perklone™ D, Perklone™ MD, Triklone™ LE, Triklone™ N and Triklone™ U.

2M Group of Companies Recognition

Wednesday, 01 May 2024