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2M Group of Companies expands in Cosmetics Ingredients in France with Ingretech SAS acquisition

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

Ingretech ( was established 6 years ago by Aline Serre, Aldo Ravanelli, Alfredo Rocchi and Sergio Sala as a speciality ingredient and formulation know how distribution business supplying French cosmetics producers.

Following the acquisition, Aline Serre will stay as shareholder and Managing Director of Ingretech together with her experienced team. The 2M Group of Companies will provide support for further growth in France via Surfachem, its Personal Care, HI&I and Pharma company.

“The personal chemistry and synergy in culture with Aline and her team were key to our decision to progress with the acquisition. The same business focus of Ingretech and Surfachem are an added bonus” said Mottie Kessler, Chairman and CEO of 2M Holdings.

Ingretech is the distributor in France of KahlWax, Innospec, Worlée-Chemie, Sandream Impact, Ephyla, Chemyunion, Grace Technology and Heroflon.

“I am delighted to partner with Surfachem and 2M Holdings and can see many opportunities going forward together” said Aline Serre.

About Surfachem

Surfachem Group (, a 2M Holdings company, is an international speciality chemical distributor. Working in partnership with industry leading manufacturers, Surfachem deliver sustainable solutions to customers worldwide in over 65 countries by offering exceptional technical and logistical expertise.

Headquartered in the UK with subsidiaries in Brazil, Poland, Germany, Nordics and Benelux, Surfachem provide industry leading knowledge and capabilities into the Personal Care, Detergents, Pharmaceuticals and Agrochemicals markets.

Surfachem’s goal is to work in synergy with its principals and customers to Deliver Chemistry for a Better Life.

About 2M Group of Companies

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

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, 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.

Monday, 23 December 2019