Poppe + Potthoff stands for
precision + partnership

Innovations in metalworking and high-pressure technology by and for our customers are leading us into a decade in which the mobility of the future is being shaped.

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6 customer fields

In which production field may we be precise for you?

From welded, cold-drawn precision steel tubes and common rails up to high-pressure lines, Poppe + Potthoff is taking leading positions in the mentioned product areas.

We often start with prototypes for our most innovative customers in order to then manufacture precision components and couplings as well as machines and test systems for high-pressure technology.

Intensive and longstanding customer relationships exist with OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers of global players from the automobile and commercial vehicle industry, in shipbuilding and other sectors of industry.


Precision steel tubes
Your customer's request is our aspiration. Poppe + Potthoff are “The precision-makers”. We deliver customised solutions such as precision steel tubes, for example, in small batch sizes or large-scale production. Whether round, profiled, ring, capillary, chain tube or injection lines, products from Poppe + Potthoff enable demanding and top-quality solutions for each field of application.


Common rail / lines
Are you looking for a reliable partner for high-pressure lines and precision components such as injector bodies and pressure pipe nozzles? Poppe + Potthoff supplies 100% precision and quality for very powerful diesel engines in the passenger car and commercial vehicle sector as well as for common rail subsystems.


Precision components
For more than 30 years, our customers have come from the automotive area and other branches of industry in which precision components are required for a variety of applications. Poppe + Potthoff precision components are used in the systems of passenger and commercial vehicles. This includes brake and injection systems, vehicle safety, hydraulics, transmission, steering and much more.


R+W belongs to the Poppe + Potthoff group of companies so that we are able to offer our customers complete solutions. That way we are leading in wear- and maintenance-free couplings with a very long service life. R+W precision and heavy-duty couplings provide maximum efficiency and process reliability.


Machines / systems
As a specialist for high-pressure technology, we have highly satisfied customers in the automobile, shipping and machine building sectors as well as in fluid and medical technology. Our division, Poppe + Potthoff Maschinenbau, supplies the systems that support the development and efficient production of extremely resilient metal and plastic components.


Railing systems
More than 90 years ago, Poppe + Potthoff started with a tube mill for precision steel tubes. A broad range of products for satisfied customers grew out of this experience. This also includes a plant in the USA for railing systems, which has taken a leading position with more than 2000 installations.

What drives us
Customer proximity

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Poppe + Potthoff is a partner of demanding customer requirements. Precision and innovation in the area of metalworking with the smallest tolerances are among our main driving forces.

In our own technology centre, which we established for this purpose, we manufacture customer-specific prototypes before they are produced in large-scale manufacturing. Our technically-sophisticated solutions with 100% precision are appreciated in numerous industry sectors. Poppe + Potthoff – The precision-makers.

Customer satisfaction from engineering to series production. Poppe + Potthoff provides extraordinary technical solutions for the automobile and commercial vehicle sector for the shipping industry, in tool and machine building and for other branches of industry.


to the customer
in many sectors

As a component supplier of the automobile and commercial vehicle sector and for the shipping industry, we can satisfy the highest customer demands with our know-how. Another constantly-growing market is our machine building. Our development partners include OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers. Many of our customers are global players – and that makes us proud.



Precision enables powerful solutions. Powerful solutions can be achieved by paying attention to every detail and by achieving the highest quality and performance hand-in-hand with the customer.

When it comes to records, Poppe + Potthoff is right at the front, for example in the vehicles of the Dakar rally with our precision steel tubes in the roll bars.

For the highest customer demands



Defining and achieving objectives in close cooperation with our customers is the basis for our success together. We are attentive and goal-orientated in doing so, and never lose sight of the timing, execution, innovative approach, flexibility and individual customer requirements.

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17 companies,
1 customer objective

The Poppe + Potthoff Group has 17 production plants and sales subsidiaries in 10 countries. Each location has its production focus, and all locations have one goal: to achieve customer satisfaction with our values of precision, quality and perfection. Poppe + Potthoff stands for this promise of performance on which our customers can rely.

The headquarters and technology centre of the corporate group are in Germany in the city of Werther with its rich tradition. With subsidiaries and long-standing partners, we are active and close to our customers in more than 50 countries. The family-run company was founded in 1928 and now has a workforce of more than 1,650 employees.

Our customer areas: common rails and high-pressure lines, seamless precision steel tubes and railing systems, precision components and couplings for a multitude of uses, special purpose machines and test facilities for high-pressure technology.

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