Poppe + Potthoff buys Plaschka

Precision Components for Automotive and Engineering, Aviation, Measurement and Medical Technology

Werther/Traunreut (Germany), December 6, 2016 - High precision metal processing is a core competence of Poppe + Potthoff. The sup-plier to the automotive and engineering industry has now acquired Plaschka with 120 employees at two locations. The production capacities for precision compo-nents are thereby expanded. In addition, competences are added which open up additional markets, for example in aviation, measurement and medical technology.

Founded in 1977, Plaschka manufactures precision machine components for fine mechanical and mechatronic systems. The production spectrum includes CNC milling and CNC turning, grinding and surface treatment with in-house electroplating, quality assurance and assembly. The locations in Traunreut (Germany) and Hořice na Šumavě (Czech Republic) are certified according to EN DIN ISO 9001: 2008.

“Plaschka has achieved an excellent reputation in the production of robust precision components,” says Axel Weiser, Director of Precision Parts at P+P, who is now taking over the management of Plaschka together with Dr. Christian Potthoff-Sewing. “Long-term partnerships with customers, modern machines and an experienced team of employees distinguish the company.”

“Plaschka’s production focus is on aviation and medical technology, measurement and film instrumentation and mechatronics. This is a perfect addition to our strengths in the field of automotive and mechanical engineering, “says Rüdiger Faustmann, CEO of the Poppe + Potthoff Group. ” When developing and manufacturing innovative products, our customers can rely on broad competencies.”

Poppe + Potthoff’s specialties are customized, technically sophisticated solutions in the fields of Tubes and Tubular Components, Drive Technology and Precision Parts. Founded in 1928, the family-owned business with headquarters and technology center in Werther is active worldwide. With the acquisition of Plaschka, the Group is now growing to around 1,500 employees at 17 locations.

For more information, see http://www.poppe-potthoff.de/en/company/locations/europe/plaschka/

Plaschka Maschinenbau GmbH & Co. KG in Traunreut, Bavaria, is now part of the Poppe + Potthoff Group. Here, precision components for aviation, measurement and medical technology are being manufactured, among other parts.

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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 about 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.

For more information, see www.poppe-potthoff.com