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Surfachem Brasil in Joint Venture with Metachem

29 April 2016, UK and Brasil



We are proud to announce that Metachem Industrial Comercial Ltda (“Metachem”) has entered as a Joint Venture (“JV”) partner into Surfachem Brasil Ltda (“Surfachem Brasil”). Surfachem Brasil is a subsidiary of Surfachem Group Ltd (Surfachem), which is a part of 2M Holdings Ltd (“2M”). 


Surfachem Brasil is focused on chemical distribution in Personal Care, Home Care and Industrial & Institutional sectors across Brazil. The business provides products, technical formulation & application support and supply chain management services, providing added value and increased access to Brasil, for its suppliers and customers. 

About Surfachem ; 

Surfachem are a leading chemical distributor working in partnership with market-leading manufacturers including Shell, Stepan, Evonik, Lubrizol, PQ Corporations, Gulbrandsen and Givaudan and Proctor & Gamble. They offer an extensive portfolio of speciality chemicals into key sectors such as:  Personal Care, Home Care, Industrial & Institutional and Pharmaceuticals. 

With customers in over 65 countries and teams in the UK, Brazil, Poland, Nordics and Benelux, Surfachem provide exceptional technical formulation & application knowledge and logistic expertise to deliver chemistry for a better life.  

About Metachem

Metachem is a privately owned Brasilian corporation, leading in specialty chemicals, food ingredients, polymers and related services. We provide expert knowledge of and access to the Brasilian market, thereby growing our Principals’ business. We serve the following industries: Food & Health, Plastics, Water Treatment, Construction, Coatings and Chemical Industries and are supported by high levels of technical and customer service. Metachem has over 28 years’ experience, almost 40 employees, 3 branches in Brasil and 6 warehouses. 

About 2M 

2M Holdings was founded in 2004 by Mottie Kessler, the present Chairman and CEO. 2M, privately held, owns a portfolio of strong brands of chemical distribution and related chemical services companies providing sample management solutions, storage and blending.

Headquartered in the UK with locations in China, Brazil, Benelux, Ireland, Poland and Scandinavia, 2M exports worldwide. Our businesses specialise in automotive, precision cleaning, coatings, emission reduction, oilfield & refineries, flavours, fragrances, personal care, home care, institutional & industrial and pharmaceuticals.

2M also produces its own branded products including: AdBlue, SamSol, Packed Chlorine, Triklone & Perklone (Chlorinated Solvents).

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