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Leading international supplier of high-value hydrocarbon speciality solutions.

About HCS Group

HCS Group is a leading international supplier of high-value hydrocarbon speciality solutions – a company formed from two of the oldest chemical producers in the world, Haltermann and Carless.

Today, the combined business consists of three strong brands: Haltermann Carless, ETS Racing Fuels and Electrical Oil Services (EOS), with worldwide distribution channels in more than 90 countries.

HCS Group has seven production sites: three in Germany,  two in the UK, one in France and one in the US.

Sales offices are situated in Germany, France, UK, USA and Japan. The company’s headquarters is located in Frankfurt am Main in Germany. The production and sales teams are supported by first-class, certified laboratories and technical teams that offer a wide range of services for diverse applications.

The company’s success is the result of an incremental change in our business strategy towards a market application- and service-driven approach that offers a variety of products and solutions aligned to customer requirements.

Overseen by an Executive Committee, HCS Group is focusing on four Business Units:

  • Mobility
  • Life Science
  • Energy
  • Industrial

Business Service Units provide support across all businesses to ensure the market-driven optimisation of processes, quality and costs. HCS Group’s business strategy is based on a high degree of flexibility in producing a variety of speciality hydrocarbons and solvents with excellent reliability in terms of product quality and services offered along the process chain.


Key Performance Indicators 2023

EUR 527 million

445,000 t


12 (Germany, UK, France, USA, Japan)

Production Sites:
7 (Europe & North America)