The company

from North Germany into the world

With Chemicals, our reach is broad and global – With suppliers and customers, our relation is close and trusted.

When Klaus H. Harz founded Inter-Harz GmbH in 1993, with the goal to create a reputable company in the field of trading chemicals and raw materials for animal feed, the company staff amounted to 4 persons.
Today the total staff of Inter-Harz GmbH accounts for over 50 persons and the yearly turnover is more than 100 million Euros.
Based on 5 warehouses, which are under long-term contract, we deliver more than 2.000 different raw materials to a great number of destinations in Europe and a great number of countries in the world. We trade and sell only in our own name and at our own risks.

Inter-Harz supplies exclusively the original quality of the producer in original packagings.

Our business set-up gives us the flexibility to respond swiftly to changing market conditions.”

In short:  With us, you do not get a complicated company structure, multistep buying and complex delivery procedures. Quickly and always direct and personal – that is our Mantra!

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We can cope with all foreseeable and unforeseeable situations – to your best advantage.

  • We are always prepared to work – for you! When in business, nothing can replace a personal relationship!
    Whereever you are located, supplier or customer, we have the technology available to develop and stay in close contact with you!
  • Our office staff is the key to your success: Our highly experienced Product Managers, as well as our responsive Customer Service execute all your orders, from sourcing up to the delivery.
  • Logistics: For your convenience, we assume all activities, such as importing, customs clearance, longterm and short-term warehousing (emergency stocks), updating markings for packings acc., palletising, and, last but not least, container packing (mixed container loads), documentation and transport. We currently ship mixed loads of up to 50 different raw materials in one truck or one container.
  • Quality management: This division is an integrated part of our entire customer service. We are in possession of all relevant and required certificates from all essential governmental and non-governmental organizations, and we participate in regular audits to keep them well updated.
  • Customer service: Our experienced team is dealing on your behalf with all formalities – swiftly, professionally and reliably.
  • Guarantee of complete delivery: We organize the complete supply-chain and delivery of the quality agreed on with our suppliers, promptly and on-time.

You are looking for a reliable partner for your raw material supply?

Please feel free to contact us!

We are looking forward to get to know you!

Our Code of Conduct

„We assume complete responsibility – for every part of the supply-chain. Our aim is TOP SERVICE and long-lasting business relations!“

Reliability and first-class service are the basis of our activity.

We work exclusively with trustworthy suppliers. All members of our staff are efficient, helpful and competent.

Business relations of 10 – 20 years or more are standard at Inter-Harz.

We trade according to absolute fair, sustainable and ethical standards. We support the respect of human rights, and reject child labour and forced labour, corruption and bribery.

We assume our social responsibility.

In all our work, trading and operation units, we aim to respect environmental standards and to protect and maintain our environment for future generations.

Company History

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  • 1993

    Foundation 01.10.1993

    in a small backyard office at Elmshorn/Germany
    Founder: Klaus H. Harz and Dieter Landsberger. Export, Import and Distribution of Fatty Acids, Fatty Alcohols, Esters etc. for the cosmetic and chemical industry and Raw Materials Supply for the Animal Feed Industry, especially Feedfats.

  • 1996

    Welcome, Felix Bommer

    Felix Bommer enters as an Associate and Shareholder and leads the “Division of Raw Material for Animal Feed”.

  • 1998

    New Division: Chemical Import

    A new department is being set up to deal mainly with raw materials for cosmetics and detergents for industries in Germany and neighbouring countries.

  • 1999

    The first own office building.

    Finally, we can move into our first fully-owned office building of 400 square meters.

  • 2000

    New Division: „Service for Industries “

    Through this newly created department, we deliver Ingredients and Raw Materials.
    We act as a service partner on behalf of several major producers of the cosmetic industry.

  • 2011

    Office building No. 2

    The second office building is completed – we move into another 400 square meter.

  • 2014

    Retirement of Dieter Landsberger

    Dieter Landsberger finishes his activity as Director and Shareholder of Inter-Harz GmbH.
    Klaus H. Harz and Felix Bommer take over his shares in the company and are the only Shareholder till today.

  • 2014

    Reorganization of our sales activities in Germany

    Opening of two sales offices in the Rhine-Ruhr Area. Two additional experienced colleagues strengthen our sales activities in the German market.

  • 2015

    New Division: Pharma Ingredients

    Import and Export of excipients and pharmaceutical ingredients including API, led by Peer Foelster.

  • 2016

    Doubling of office space

    Büro Inter-Harz

    The new headquarter is inaugurated. This makes Inter-Harz the proud owner of 3 office buildings.

  • 2018

    25 years Inter-Harz

  • 2019

    Reorganisation and restructuring

    of our sales organization in view of future challenges: We want to grow.

  • 2020

    With new Managing Directors into a new decade

    Nomination of Mr. Lothar Brandt and Mr. Peer Foelster as new Managing Directors, due to the retirement in foreseeable future of the two current Managing Directors. Mr Foelster’s and Mr Brandt’s long-standing experience with the company assures continuity in management and process.

You want to get in contact with us?

We are looking forward to your call or mail!

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Our suppliers: our partners

Inter-Harz maintains very good partnerships with its suppliers worldwide. Our main focus for procurement is in Germany and Europe, but we also have partners in East Asia (China, India, Indonesia etc.) and North and South America.

The type of cooperation is diverse
– we are the exclusive distributor
– we are a regular customer and therefore enjoy preferential treatment
– we are procurers for our customers on a case-by-case basis
– we develop business relationships with new suppliers

We currently have more than 85 companies that we work closely with. Due to our dynamic development and the establishment of new business fields, the number increases annually.

Basically we work according to the requirements of our customers. We buy and sell in our own name and at our own risk. We only deliver products in the original containers of our suppliers.

Inter-Harz is a trustworthy and reliable partner. We work with our suppliers preferably on the basis of trust and have thus been able to build up a large number of business relationships, some of which have existed for decades.

Memberships

Chamber of Industry and Commerce

German-India Chamber of Commerce,
Mumbai/India

Hamburg exporter society (VHE), Hamburg

drugs & chemistry society (VDC), Hamburg

German association for animal feed (DVT), Bonn