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Poppe + Potthoff
Maschinenbau GmbH


Poppe + Potthoff Maschinenbau headquartered in Nordhausen, Thuringia employs a team of around 50 people. We have many years of experience in testing and high-pressure technology as well as in special machine building. The focus is on testing components made of various materials in different pressure ranges up to 16,000 bar. Among the offered tests as a service and custom pressure test rigs are vacuum test applications, autofrettage, pressure cycle, burst testing, leak testing and automation solutions for various industries such as the automotive and supplier industry. As a specialist in high-pressure technology, Poppe + Potthoff Maschinenbau supports the development and production of extremely resilient components.

Poppe + Potthoff Maschinenbau is a proud part of the Poppe + Potthoff Group and was founded in 2007 to support research and development as well as the production of a variety of different components within the group. This has grown into a market-leading company in the development of pressure test benches. Poppe + Potthoff Maschinenbau supports hundreds of companies and global players worldwide with state-of-the-art test benches.

The Poppe + Potthoff Group

Founded as a tube manufacturer in 1928, the P+P Group now employs 1,600 people worldwide and, based on its expertise in a wide range of metal processing, serves a wide variety of customers in over 50 countries with creative solutions. From the traditional strengths in the field of precision steel tubes, common rails and lines for diesel injection systems, testing machines, as well as precision components and couplings, we have developed new technologies and systems for hydrogen for an emission-free future. With targeted investments in young companies, we create an ecosystem with which we support our customers in the challenges of sustainability as well as those of digitization.

P + P Maschinenbau is a proud part of Poppe + Potthoff GmbH. Learn more about the group and our sister companies.

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To the P+P Group




Sharing know-how and key findings among the P+P Group has enabled us to fine tune our equipment and let our customers benefit from a technology first driven group.