Company profile

About us

Discover Pöppelmann – an innovative and successful family business steeped in 70 years of tradition.

Since the company was founded in 1949, Pöppelmann has developed into one of the leading manufacturers in the plastics processing industry with six production sites, 700 injection moulding machines, thermoforming lines and extruders. In the three plants at our headquarters in Lohne (Lower Saxony), 2,300 employees produce innovative plastic products for the global markets in the automotive, medical, food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and horticulture industries.



has developed and produced plastic protective elements since 1957, offering around 5,000 different varieties. Some 3,000 of these are standard articles while approx. 2,000 are custom orders.



has developed and produced injection-moulded technical parts with the highest quality standards for the automotive and electrical industries as well as for machine and equipment construction since 1962. It currently has around 2,600 active products.



has developed technical functional components and packaging for the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, and medical industry since 1998, offering around 1,700 different varieties.



has produced and developed plant and cultivation systems for commercial horticulture since 1971. Approx. 2,400 varieties of some 750 standard products are delivered.

Added value for customers in over 90 countries.

Globally, over 2,500 people are involved in creating and marketing concrete added value "made by Pöppelmann" in our production plants in France, the USA and China, as well as in our distribution companies in Spain, the Czech Republic and England to meet the demands of customers in over 90 countries.


We distribute our approximately 12,000 products to a broad range of industrial branches. These include commercial horticulture—with plant pots and cultivation systems—but also the sectors of machine and equipment engineering, the vehicle, electrical, solar, food, chemical, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and medical industries, as well as companies in surface engineering and the fittings industry.


Our company, Pöppelmann Holding GmbH und Co. KG, is 100 % family-owned. The holding wholly owns the two subsidiaries: Pöppelmann GmbH & Co. KG Kunststoffwerk-Werkzeugbau and Pöppelmann Kunststoff-Technik GmbH & Co. KG. The same management team governs both the holding and the two subsidiaries. The highest supervisory body is the advisory board.

Prepared for anything: The numerous qualifications of our 2,500 Pöppelmanns and Pöppelfrauen worldwide enable us to manufacture individual solutions for every industry.
Standing together to serve our customers: With expertise and the highest quality standards, we develop sustainable product concepts as a team.

Pöppelmann at a glance:

  • Headquarter in Lohne/Germany.
  • 2,500 employees worldwide.
  • 6 production sites.
  • 700 plastics processing machines.
  • 4 divisions: FAMAC®K-TECH®KAPSTO®TEKU®.
  • In-house mould-making: WERKZEUG-TECHNOLOGIE-ZENTRUM.
  • 150 trainees.
  • Customers in over 90 countries.
  • Sustainability strategy involving the four fields of action: product, resources, employees and region
  • Company-wide PÖPPELMANN blue initiative for the development of resource-saving and climate-friendly product concepts

Discover how we approach things:


Quality management

High standards, implemented economically: Pöppelmann works with a certified quality management system from development right through to serial production – seamlessly and with the aid of state-of-the-art technology.



We apply our entire technological and innovative expertise to each product concept in order to find sustainable and thus responsible solutions for the long term.


Pöppelmann blue

The strategic initiative PÖPPELMANN blue(R) was launched in 2018. It focuses on the concrete implementation of recyclable and sustainable product concepts that reconcile ecological thinking with economic action, while conserving resources and protecting the climate.


Do you have any questions? The Pöppelmann team will be happy to answer them.


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