Gruber offers all services related to the transport of liquid chemicals in tank containers from a single source. This includes the provision of equipment (including rental), high-quality tank cleaning, competent workshop service for tank containers and a container depot. The appropriate equipment ensures reliable services for the chemical industry. Specific requirements of the different product categories must be met with the corresponding equipment in perfect condition at all times.


To provide our customers with additional flexibility at the loading points through additional tank space, we also rent out our tank containers and other equipment according to your needs – also on a medium and long-term basis. Our tank containers and other equipment are available at short notice and can absorb bottlenecks in your production or unloading at manageable additional costs. We operate around 750 own tank containers and a total of 2,250 tank containers in our partner network.

Rental of the following equipment:

  • Tank-container (Single compartment tanks from 17.500 liter up to 35.000 liter, also 2, 3 and 4 multi-compartment tanks)
  • Road tankers (3 and 4 compartments)
  • Chassis (in different variations, also tipper chassis and flat bed trailers)
  • Bunds according to Water Resources Act (WHG) and Ordinance on Installations for the Handling of Substances Hazardous to Water (AwSV)
  • IBCs
  • Pumps
  • Loading / discharge hose equipment


We carry out high-quality and environmentally friendly internal tank cleaning of containers, road tankers and swap bodies in our state-of-the-art cleaning facilities. Gruber is a member of EFTCO and DVTI and thus authorised to provide the ECD – also electronically.

Our tank cleaning facility:

  • Four cleaning lanes with twelve high-pressure heads for chemical products and hazardous substances
  • Two special cleaning tracks for adhering products
  • Chemical/physical treatment plant for reconditioning the rinse water used
  • Proper and professional disposal of product residues by a certified disposal company
  • Drying of containers
  • Kosher cleaning of containers
  • Automated exterior washing system for containers and tractor units
  • Special external cleaning of tank containers
  • Computerized cleaning database with cleaning instructions
  • Operating permit according to the Federal Immission Control Act (BImSchG)
  • Compliance with and creation of electronic cleaning certificates (eECD), alternatively paper cleaning certificates (ECD)

Tank cleaning opening hours:
Monday to Friday
05:00 – 23:00


We have storage space for 600 tank containers in our container depot.

Our offer

  • Steam, hot water and electric heating of tank containers
  • Heating options with saturated steam (7 bar), electric (32 amp.), hot water
  • Fused electric heating according to Seal 3
  • Frost-proof parking spaces
  • Securing the load by sealing containers
  • Special drying of containers to prevent condensation
  • Provision of pH-neutral or disinfected containers

Depot and container service opening hours:
Monday to Friday
05:00 – 23:00

05:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Our quality promise in tank cleaning and depot

  • EFTCO member
  • Participation in ECTA’s Responsible Care program for sustainability
  • SQAS certification
  • Kosher certification
  • DIN EN ISO 9001 – Quality management


In the company’s own tank container workshop, Gruber not only looks after its own fleet of containers, but also offers other tank container operators a competent maintenance and repair service.

Our workshop service

  • Inspection, maintenance and repair work of tank containers
  • Periodic testing of tank containers in cooperation with international classification societies
  • Tightness tests
  • Pressure & vacuum testing
  • Container service with comprehensive range of spare parts available

In addition, Gruber operates its own truck / vehicle workshop for its own fleet.