History
2016 – Sale of Ahrensbök site
2015 – Integration of Veritas Sachsen GmbH (Polenz site) into the Poppe subgroup
2013 – Relocation of administrative offices to Ohlebergsweg, Gießen
2012 – “Ostsächsische Gummiwerke GmbH” renamed Veritas Sachsen GmbH
2008 – ISO/TS 14001 certification
2003 – ISO/TS 16949 certification
1994 – Poppe acquires Globus Gummiwerke GmbH, Paul Schollain GmbH and Ostsächsische Gummiwerke GmbH
1961 – Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Poppe dies. His widow, Katharina Poppe, and his daughter, Ingeborg Poppe, take over as managing directors
1958 – Poppe acquires majority interest in Veritas AG and Ullrich Gummiwerke AG
1944 – Reconstruction of the company until the end of 1947
1944 – Two air strikes destroy the production facilities almost entirely
1935 – The company begins processing synthetic rubber
1918 – Conrad Wilhelm Poppe dies at just 44 years of age. His son, Karl Friedrich Wilhelm Poppe, takes over as managing director
1911 – The company is formed by Conrad Wilhelm Poppe