Poggenpohl is a German 'Superbrand' specializing in kitchen cabinets. In Germany the facilities are located in Herford, Germany. Poggenpohl Möbelwerke claims to be the oldest kitchen brand in the world and one of the leading international brand names in kitchen design, known in more than 70 countries worldwide. 1993's Foundations of Corporate Success describes it along with the luxurious manufacturer Bulthaup as dominant in "the high quality mass-production [kitchen furniture] sector."
In 2009 Poggenpohl ranked first among German kitchen manufacturers - According to a survey undertaken by the Munich brand agency "Brand Rating" on behalf of the journal "Wirtschaftswoche". Detailed in this survey are the Top 30 German manufacturers of luxury goods - Poggenpohl is an illustrious company, on par with Germany's most prestigious name brands, like A. Lange & Söhne, Maybach, Glashütte and Porsche.
After being placed at the top of German luxury kitchen brands, premium kitchen manufacturer Poggenpohl from Herford, Westphalia, is the only German kitchen brand to be included in the standard work's ‘Brands of the Century’ by Publisher Dr. Florian Langenscheidt.