HCS Group receives ISCC PLUS certification for German production sites

HCS Group receives ISCC PLUS certification for German production sites
18th November 2022 Sandra Zirm

The ISCC PLUS certification was awarded for two major HCS Group production sites in Germany. The certification enables the chemical company to provide certified bio-circular mass balance products under the Haltermann Carless brand.

Frankfurt a. M., Germany, Nov 16 2022 – HCS Group, a leading international supplier of solutions for high-value hydrocarbon specialties, is pleased to announce that two of its major production sites in Germany have received the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC) PLUS certification. The certification allows HCS Group to supply a wide range of bio-based and mass-balanced products that have been proven to have a significantly lower carbon footprint than fossil-based products.

Henrik Krüpper, Chief Executive Officer HCS Group, says: “We are proud to receive the ISCC PLUS certification for our Haltermann Carless manufacturing sites in Germany. This is another step in our strategic journey to transform our portfolio and offer sustainable alternatives alongside our traditional solutions. We strongly believe in the circular economy and are committed to providing our customers with low carbon solutions from cradle to gate and expanding our range of products and services under the ISCC PLUS scheme.”

Chris Hutchinson, Senior Vice President Corporate Development & Sustainability, says: “The ISCC PLUS certificate is another milestone in HCS Group’s ambition to develop sustainable solutions in accordance with strict sustainability criteria. The mass balance approach, using consistent and certified data, is a great option for delivering verifiable emission reductions in the supply chain and provides a cost-effective transitional solution towards a true bioeconomy for our customers.”

ISCC PLUS – Sustainability certification of circular and bio-based approaches

ISCC (International Sustainability and Carbon Certification) is a globally recognised scheme for recycled and bio-circular materials. It provides traceability through the supply chain along with verification of specific environmental and social standards.



Haltermann Carless production site in Speyer. © HCS Group

HCS Group has been awarded ISCC PLUS certification for both its Haltermann Carless facilities in Germany.









About HCS Group

HCS Group is a leading international supplier of high-value hydrocarbon solutions in Mobility, Life Science, Industrial and Energy. With access to renewable resources from strategic partners, the company drives the development of sustainable products making a contributing to the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions throughout the supply chain. HCS Group includes the brands Haltermann Carless, ETS Racing Fuels and Electrical Oil Services (EOS) and employs 500 employees. Headquartered in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, the company belongs to H.I.G. Europe, a subsidiary of the US private equity company H.I.G. Capital. More information: www.h-c-s-group.com


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Sandra Zirm
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