Our history.


Wilhelm Pöttker founds the company ­Pöttker & Co. In its first few years, it mainly ­produces bicycle parts from steel sheeting and wire.


In the 1950s, the company works as a contract punching company for the automotive supply industry. Tool construction was expanded in parallel.


Norbert Pöttker develops the first slide systems made from aluminum.


The proximity to the furniture industry leads to the first ball slide made from steel profile in Lippstadt in 1973.


Success comes with the procurement of the first profiling plant. Patented developments such as eccentric height adjustment and underfloor slides follow.


The product portfolio is significantly expanded as the 37 profile gives rise to the first Pottker table slide. steel profile in Lippstadt in 1973.


Pöttker presents on its own for the first time in 1999. The company showcases its wide spectrum of innovative, in-house developments to a worldwide audience.


Today, Pottker works together with the leading European table manu facturers and is a world market leader. Its system solutions impress in a wide range of application fields, far beyond the classic table.