HCS Group is a world-leading supplier of solutions for high-end hydrocarbons and specialties.
HCS Group (Haltermann Carless Specialties) is a world-leading supplier of solutions for high-end hydrocarbons and specialties. It was formed when our portfolio company Haltermann acquired its UK competitor Petrochem Carless. Subsequently, the group also acquired the French company ETSP, US company Shu-Chem as well as UK company EOSL. The HCS Group produces a wide range of speciality chemicals which are used in industries such as downstream chemicals, pharmaceuticals, agro-chemicals, and printing inks. It also produces performance fuels and antifreeze products. The HCS Group is a significant player in the European hydrocarbon landscape with operations out of seven state-of-the-art production sites in the UK, France, Germany, and the US and a global blue chip customer base and a diverse range of leading suppliers.