Poppe + Potthoff Maschinenbau GmbH

Who we are

As a specialist in high-pressure technology, Poppe + Potthoff Maschinenbau supports the development and production of extremely resilient metal and plastic components – in particular for the automobile, shipping, and machine building sectors as well as fluid and medical technology.


In close cooperation with the customer, the engineering service provider develops, manufactures, and operates autofrettage systems, test benches for bursting pressure, fatigue strength testing, leak, function, and impulse tests, and high-precision measurement and automation solutions.

Learn more about every machine type here:

- Burst Testers: https://poppe-potthoff-maschinenbau.com/bursttestrigs/

- Pressure Pulsation / Impulse Test Stands: https://poppe-potthoff-maschinenbau.com/pressure-cycle-test-rig/

- Autofrettage: https://poppe-potthoff-maschinenbau.com/autofrettage/

- Leak Test Stands: https://poppe-potthoff-maschinenbau.com/leakteststands/

- Comperssor Units: https://poppe-potthoff-maschinenbau.com/system-technology/

- Test Stands for EV Components: https://poppe-potthoff-maschinenbau.com/automotive/electronic-vehicle-mobility/

- Test Stands for Hydrogen Components: https://poppe-potthoff-maschinenbau.com/automotive/hyrdogen/

Meet our team in the video below while celebrating 90 years of Poppe + Potthoff.

Our values

Over 90 years of experience in metal processing for a wide range of industries

As a group, Poppe + Potthoff develops and produces customized steel pipes, common rail subsystems, high-pressure lines, precision components and couplings, as well as special machines and test benches. Our products enable, among other things, sophisticated solutions for diesel, gasoline, gas, LNG and hydrogen systems and can be used, for example, in the automotive, commercial vehicle, marine, toolmaking, mechanical engineering and other industries.

Founded in 1928, the family-owned company with headquarters and technology center in Werther (Germany) employs more than 1500 people. With subsidiaries and long-term partners, Poppe + Potthoff is active in over 50 countries close to its customers. The Technology Center, located near the main plant, is also the control center of the Poppe + Potthoff Group and home to the Innovation Lab, the company's think tank, founded in 2020.

Our presence around the world