Information as per Sect. 5 TMG (German Telemedia Act)

Poppe + Potthoff GmbH
Dammstraße 17
33824 Werther


Dr. Christian Potthoff-Sewing
Christoph Hentzen
Markus Kerkhoff


Entered in the Commercial Register
Registration court: Gütersloh
Register number: HRB 7163


Value added tax identification number as per Sect. 27a German Value Added Tax Act (UStG):
DE 814 472 209

Responsible for content as per Sect. 55 Para. 2 RStV (German Interstate Broadcasting Treaty):

Dr. Christian Potthoff-Sewing
Dammstraße 17
33824 Werther



The content on our site has been compiled with the greatest care. We cannot, however, accept liability for the correctness, completeness and currentness of content. In accordance with Sect. 7 Para. 1 TMG (German Telemedia Services Act) we, as the service provider, are responsible for some of the content on this website under general German legislation. Sect. 8 to 10 TMG specifies that we, as the service provider, are not, however, obliged to monitor transmitted or stored third-party information or to seek circumstances indicating illegal activity. Obligations to remove or block the use of information under general German legislation will remain unaffected by this. Any corresponding liability will, however, only exist from the time at which a specific legal infringement becomes known to us. This content will be removed immediately upon discovery of any corresponding infringements.


Our offering contains links to external third party websites, on whose contents we have no influence. We cannot, as a result, accept any liability for this third-party content. The relevant website providers or operators are always responsible for the content of these linked sites. Linked sites are examined for any possible legal infringements at the time they are linked. No illegal content could be identified at the time of linking. Permanent monitoring of the content of linked websites without any specific indication for doing so would be unreasonable. Should legal infringements become known to us we will remove such links immediately.


The content and works compiled on this site by the site operator are subject to German copyright law. The reproduction, processing, dissemination and any form of exploitation beyond what is permitted under copyright requires the written consent of the corresponding author and/or compiler. Downloads and copies of this site are only permitted for private, non-commercial use. Insofar as the content on this site was not compiled by the operator, third party copyright rights will be complied with. In particular, third-party content will be identified as such. Should, despite this, you become aware of a copyright infringement please notify us accordingly. We will remove such content immediately upon becoming aware of legal infringements.



POPPE + POTTHOFF GMBH, as well as the other companies in the POPPE + POTTHOFF Group, intend to give you as much control over your personal data as possible.

As a rule, you can access POPPE + POTTHOFF websites without actively disclosing any of your personal details. However, in several areas of the POPPE + POTTHOFF websites, you are requested to enter personal details, with which we can make the website more useful for you and help us to remain in contact with you.

You are requested to provide such data, for example, when you subscribe to a newsletter, if you request information material, if you send us suggestions with our contact forms or if you participate in an online survey. If you ask us not to use these data for making further contact, we will respect your request, also if you unsubscribe as a recipient of newsletters.

The personal data provided for the purposes described above will be treated confidentially and will exclusively be stored and used within the context of the relationship between you and POPPE + POTTHOFF GMBH. The data provided to us shall not be sent to any external third parties or organisations outside of the POPPE + POTTHOFF Group. Your data are only sent to companies in the POPPE + POTTHOFF Group, if you contact them directly, have consented or if it is necessary to implement the offer or services, which you intend to use.


With each access by a user on a page from the POPPE + POTTHOFF GMBH online content as well as with each file download, the access data referring to this procedure will be stored in a log file on our server.

Every data record comprises:

  • the page from where the file was downloaded;
  • the file name;
  • the download date and time;
  • the access status (file transmitted, file not found, etc.);
  • a description of the type of web browser used;
  • the client’s IP address

In regards to the geographic location of the user, an estimate based on the IP number will be made, which will subsequently be evaluated for statistics.

Accrued user and connection data will be analyzed only for trends and statistics and evaluated anonymously solely for the purpose of optimizing our Internet presence.

There will be no disclosure of data to third parties for any commercial or non-commercial purposes.

The user is entitled to obtain free information on any stored personal data relating to him/her upon request. In addition, the user has the right to correction, blockage and deletion of such personal data as provided for by law.


Cookies are small text files transmitted from the Internet to your computer together with the presently accessed data. These data will be stored on your computer and held ready for future access.

We use cookies in some areas. On linked pages cookies may also be used without any possibility on our part to advise you about this.

3.1 Session cookies
Particularly within the context of logging in, so-called session cookies are required, as we need these data for authentication and for controlling access to the various areas of our portal for reasons of user friendliness. The validity of the session cookies is limited to the duration of your visit to our portal. They are automatically deleted when the browser is closed. This information is not with linked with personal data.

3.2 Statistics tracking
These cookies enable us to analyse the website use in an anonymised form and the data protection regulations accordingly. We evaluate the data as trends and in the form of statistics, in order to optimise the experience of visitors to our website.

3.3 Permanent cookies
These types of cookies are stored on your device for a specific time period, however, no longer than for 10 year and are not even deleted when the browser is closed. Permanent cookies are used a such points which we need to remember over and above your browser sessions, in order to save your preferences, so that they can be retrieved for the next visit to a site.

3.4 Remarketing
POPPE + POTTHOFF uses the remarketing function of Google Inc. (“Google”) on this website.

With this function, POPPE + POTTHOFF can address you by placing personalised, interest-related advertisements for offers of POPPE + POTTHOFF, while you are visiting other websites in the Google display network. In order to perform the necessary analyses of website use, so-called cookies are used (see above). These are used to record and send to Google, your visits to the website, as well as anonymised data about the use of the website. Your personal data are not stored. If you visit another website in the Google Display Network after this, advertisements will be displayed to you, which are highly likely to take account of, or refer to, product and information areas, which you have previously retrieved.

You can permanently deactivate the use of these cookies for all websites by following the link below and downloading and installing the plug-in, which is available there: Alternatively, you can deactivate the use of cookies by third-party providers by opening the deactivation site of the Network Advertising Initiative (at and implementing the further information referred to there for the opt-out.


Our online contents include links to other websites. Although we select links very carefully, we do not have any influence on the contents of linked pages or on compliance with privacy policies of the operators of other websites. As a provider, POPPE + POTTHOFF is responsible for its own contents in accordance with general regulations.

“Links” to contents offered by other providers are potentially to be differentiated from such POPPE + POTTHOFF’s own contents. POPPE + POTTHOFF will not assume any liability for, nor adopt any third-party contents which are provided for use through links and are particularly identified. Illegal, erroneous or incomplete contents, as well as damage resulting from the use or failure to use such information are the exclusive responsibility of the provider of the website to which reference was made. Our editorial team shall only be responsible for third-party references if they have positive knowledge of them, including any potential illegal or criminal contents, and if it would technically be feasible and reasonable to prevent their use.


Information published by POPPE + POTTHOFF on its own sites may contain references to products and services possibly not announced or available in your country. Such information does not imply POPPE + POTTHOFF’s intention to offer the said products and services in your country. Please contact our regional distributor or representative, as the case may be, who will gladly inform you as to the availability of such products and services.

The POPPE + POTTHOFF websites use brand names to which either POPPE + POTTHOFF or third parties have proprietary rights. Such brand names must not be used without the consent of the relevant holders of rights. POPPE + POTTHOFF holds all rights to the information and the design of its websites and reserves such rights. The responsible processing of your data as well as compliance with all applicable national and international privacy policies is a matter of fact for POPPE + POTTHOFF.


Dammstraße 17
33824 Werther


Poppe + Potthoff stands for precision. The group develops and manufactures customer-specific steel tubes, common rail subsystems, high pressure tubes, precision components, line shafts, couplings as well as specialized test stands and other machines. Poppe + Potthoff enables highly sophisticated solutions in automotive engineering and shipbuilding, machine tool building and mechanical engineering as well as other industries. The family-owned enterprise with its headquarters and technology center in Werther (Germany) was founded in 1928 and has more than 1,500 employees. Poppe + Potthoff is active in more than 50 countries with its subsidiaries and long-term partners – always in close contact with its customers. Data collection, processing and use serve to achieve the above-mentioned goals. The main areas for the processing of personal data are:

  • Personnel (administration and development)
  • Suppliers (administration)
  • Customers (administration and customer care)
  • Business management processes (administration and production)


Customer data, employee data and supplier data, to the extent required for achievement of the goals mentioned in 3. above.


The data are deleted upon expiry of the legal, statutory or contractually agreed retention periods. Data to which these retention periods do not apply are deleted once the goals stated in 3. above are no longer applicable.


In order to process procedures within the scope of the business purpose, data are transmitted to authorities, customers and suppliers in different countries in accordance with the above-mentioned international guidelines.


This website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service offered by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses so-called “cookies”, text files which are stored on your computer and allow your use of the website to be analysed. The information concerning your use of this website generated by the cookie (including your IP address) will be transmitted to a Google server in the USA, where it will be stored. Google will use this information to evaluate your use of the website; to compile reports on website activities for the website operator and to provide additional services relating to website use and Internet use. Google will, where applicable, also forward this information to third parties insofar as this is a legal obligation or the third parties have been commissioned by Google to process this data. On no account will Google link your IP address to other Google data. You can prevent the installation of cookies by setting your browser software accordingly; please however note that this may possibly prevent you from using all the features of this website to their full extent. By using this website you are declaring your consent to the processing by Google of data about you in the manner described above and for the above mentioned purpose.

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