With outstanding working results, we enable each of our customers to experience PÖTTINGER as a leading and innovative agricultural technology brand! Our objective is to make work easier for customers and enable sustainable farming. Our products and services offer the highest possible quality because we are leaders in manufacturing methods and technology. "Living agricultural technology" is the basis for all our actions and the success of our customers is our objective. And has been since 1871.
We are specialists in grassland, tillage and seed drill technology. We create advantages for our customers with tractor brand independent mounted, implement-mounted and trailed machinery and the associated services. Farmers, large farms, contractors, machinery rings and associations in the arable and mixed agricultural regions and climate zones of the world - they are all our customers. Our wide range of products enables us to match the specifications of the different life styles and working conditions of our customers, from small mountain farms in the Alps, to huge operations on the plains in Ukraine or Canada. In the areas of agricultural technology in which we specialise, we want to be leaders in offering high quality for the best value for money.
As a family-owned company, PÖTTINGER takes its responsibility for future generations and the environment seriously.
We value all those concerned and respect their interests.
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PÖTTINGER: 4 x Silver at the Innovation Award
An independent expert committee awarded four projects with the distinguished Silver medal: The SENSOSAFE animal detection concept, the camera assisted seedbed preparation, the PÖTPRO Guide and the Agrirouter.
Gold Medal for IMPRESS in Poland
At the agricultural trade fair in Polagra Premiery in Poznan (Poland), PÖTTINGER demonstrated its innovative strength: the new IMPRESS won over the jury who presented the round baler with the Gold Medal.
New Management Team
Following 25 years as Managing Director, Klaus Pöttinger hands over his areas of responsibility to a team that will work together with Heinz Pöttinger to keep the company on course for success. From the left: Dr. Markus Baldinger, Heinz Pöttinger (Mag.) , Gregor Dietachmayr and Jörg Lechner (Dipl.-Ing.).
Launch of the new IMPRESS round baler
In 2015, the innovative IMPRESS round baler was presented for the first time. The round baler enhances the farmer's quality of life with safe and convenient operation and their livestock's quality of life with the best forage quality.
Modernisation of company headquarters
The new PÖTTINGER WorkingWORLD at the headquarters in Grieskirchen reflects the strong growth of the company and the ongoing expansion to production. More space, improved logistics and open communication were just some of the objectives of the new layout.
The AEROSEM pneumatic seed drill continues on its course of success by winning the Gold Metal at the Polagra-Premiere agricultural trade fair in Poland. A prize was also awarded at the FIMA show in Zaragoza in Spain.
At the Agraria show in Austrian, the AEROSEM was awarded the Gold Fox Prize for innovation.
The new generation of pneumatic seed drills AEROSEM is awarded Machine of the Year at Agritechnica.
IDS (Intelligent Distributor System) and PCS (Precision Combi Seeding) on the latest generation of AEROSEM seed drill were bestowed with Silver Medals by The DLG (German Agricultural Association).
Foundation of three new sales offices: Ireland, Belgium and the UK.
The JUMBO silage wagon is nominated machine of the year at Agritechnica.
Two DLG (German Agricultural Society) silver medals: for autocut, the fully automatic knife sharpening system and for the Intelligent loader wagon combination, which automatically changes the forward speed of the tractor according to sensory data taken at the loader wagon.
Completion of the new assembly layout and opening of a modern powder-coating line in the Bernburg seed drilling centre of excellence.
New assembly hall built in Grieskirchen.
The plant in Vodnany, Czech Republic is expanded with its focus being the manufacture of tillage products.
PÖTTINGER given an award by the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society in Scotland for its electronic ISOBUS solutions.
Commissioning of the new plant in Vodnany, Czech Republic
Completion of the new customer service centre in Grieskirchen: Customer plant tours and sales agent training events are a real experience in this attractive setting, strengthening the relationship with our partners.
Alpha Motion – the new generation of front-mounted mower technology -Voted Machine of the Year 2006
Opening of the„TIZ“ technology and innovation centre
Takeover of the Sätechnik plant in Bernburg: With the founding of PÖTTINGER Sätechnik GmbH, the company extends its tillage product range with mechanical, pneumatic and mulch seed drills.
The launch of the JUMBO high-performance silage trailer for use over large areas revolutionises silage technology: In the “battle of the systems”against self-propelled forage harvesters, the silage trailer becomes increasingly important around the world, thus strengthening PÖTTINGER‘s control of this sector.
New Spray Painting Centre using powder coating
New system for organising quality management: PVP PÖTTINGER Verbesserungsprozess (PÖTTINGER improvement process)
Handover by KR Heinz Pöttinger to the fourth generation: DI Klaus and Mag. Heinz Pöttinger
Acquisition of the Bavarian Plough Factory in Landsberg am Lech and steady expansion of the tillage range
The silage trailer is a groundbreaking development. PÖTTINGER becomes the world‘s largest silage trailer manufacturer
The PÖTTINGER hay tractor revolutionises the mechanisation of hill farming
The third generation takes the helm: Alois, Hans and Heinz Pöttinger take over as company managers
Mass production of hay loaders and windrowers
Alois Pöttinger takes over from his father
Manufacture of mills, balers and threshers
Company set up by Franz Pöttinger in Grieskirchen
Forage cutter developed
The four people on the new managing board enjoy the challenge of forwarding development in all areas and generating growth in sales, mainly through ongoing internationalisation. The members of the managing board are: Heinz Pöttinger (Mag.) -Spokesman for the management and responsible for the areas of finance and accounting as well as human resources & IT, Dr. Markus Baldinger - Research & Development, Gregor Dietachmayr (Ing.) - Sales and Marketing, Jörg Lechner (DI FH) - Production & Logistics.
Respect for family values and an active connection to the world of farming are the basis of the managing board. These principles and a sound partnership with the company's employees are what makes the culture behind the PÖTTINGER brand.