100% naturally sourced:

    Renewable isododecane for cosmetic,
    shampoo and skincare products.

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    Climate-neutral aviation:

    We aspire to become the first large-scale producer of SAF in Germany.

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    Haltermann Carless to become the world's largest Cyclopentane producer.

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    Highest purity:

    Reliable and application-oriented solvents for the pharmaceutical industry.

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    Haltermann Carless – your trustful partner for high-value hydrocarbon solutions and solvents.


    “For us, sustainable solutions, the responsible use of resources, and a respectful and appreciative relationship with our employees, business partners and neighbours constitute the foundation for the long-term business success of our company. Creating added value and benefits for society and for our customers is just as much in the focus of our activities as are safety, environmental protection and social engagement. Sustainability and economic growth go hand in hand for us.”

    Henrik Krüpper, CEO HCS Group

    Our product developments make an important contribution to greater


    Renewable isododecane

    Made from 100% plant-based feedstock in high-purity quality, our isododecane is ideally suited for cosmetics and skincare products. As a simple drop-in solution if replaces fossil raw materials and critical silicones.

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    Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF)

    Haltermann Carless aspires to be the first commercial manufacturer of Sustainable Aviation Fuel in Germany. SAF plays an important role in significantly reducing CO2 emissions in aviation.

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    Certified sustainability 


    EcoVadis Gold Status

    In recognition of our responsible and sustainable actions, we have once again been awarded Gold status by EcoVadis.

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    ISCC Certification

    We have received ISCC certification for the development of our renewable fuels, which significantly reduce GHG emissions.

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    Leading in hydrocarbon-based speciality products and solvents

    We serve a diverse range of global industries, delivering innovative solutions to their needs and in turn the needs of each and everyone of us. Our rich history contributes to the passion and dedication of our team today in making new discoveries and continuing the Haltermann Carless story.

    We have established dedicated teams that focus on key business areas such as Oil & Gas, Pentanes, Performance Fuels, Performance Solvents and Special Aromatics. We operate state-of-the-art processing and blending facilities that allow us to produce a wide variety of speciality products.


    Our rich history of tradition

    The roots of our company originate in 1859. Our story combines the minds of two extraordinary individuals, Johann Haltermann and Eugene Carless. Over many generations, we have succeeded in continuously reinventing ourselves and meeting changing customer requirements.

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    Haltermann Carless History

    Fuelling new discoveries

    Its the people who make Haltermann Carless the driven, inspired and passionate organisation it is today. Click here to find out about careers at Haltermann Carless.

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