Company

The name POPP stands for 80 years of reliable and affordable electrical engineering “Made in Germany”. As a pioneer of Z-Wave technology in Europe POPP is committed to deliver high quality and interoperable wireless components and solutions for your Smart Home.

Milestones

  • 1930: Heinrich Popp found the „elektrotechnische Fabrik “Popp & Co.“, supplier for electrical china, circuit breakers and lamps.
  • 1951: The production of wall switches, cables and plugs starts
  • 1988: Popp GmbH is the largest company in the north Bavarian town of Bad Berneck with more than 850 employees
  • 2008: The system companies Popp and Düwi launched the first Z-Wave based smart home system called InterACT at IFA in Berlin
  • 2012: Restart of Popp & Co. with legal headquarters in London
  • 2013: Acquisition of the name and first products rights of Popp & Co.
  • 2014: Acquisition of the former InterACT Z-Wave product line to be reinvented and turned into Popp Smart Home
  • 2015: New Z-Wave product portfolio with some innovative devices (e.g. first energy self-sufficient Z-Wave Wind Sensor, first Solar Outdoor Siren with Z-Wave)
  • 2016: Own Z-Wave Smart Home gateway “POPP HUB”