H&R Group

Since 1919, the name Hansen & Rosenthal has signified the highest quality in specialty chemicals and in the development and production of crude oil based chemical-pharmaceutical specialty products.
The secret of our success has always been a strong customer focus and a systematic approach to improving our brands and products. We always do everything in our power to maintain and further enhance our high quality and our customers’ trust in our products.

Evolution from family-owned company to global company

Today's H&R started out as a small company in Hamburg. On 16 December 1919, Heinrich Hansen and Emil Rosenthal (brothers in law) formed the Hansen & Rosenthal Company in Hamburg, thereby laying the foundations for business success. In the decades since then, H&R has evolved...


Our values
have a long tradition

Combining quality with a proactive approach to environmental protection and occupational safety not only enhances our image, but also increases our profitability and enables us to always offer high-quality branded products. We accomplish this with the help of a systematic management system aimed at...


around the world

The H&R Group in Germany and its subsidiaries form a global network of refineries and specialty production plants that meet customers' requirements for white oils, wax emulsions, paraffin waxes, plasticizers and many other products. ...