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Trodat next 100 Geschichte

 

Trodat has devoted itself with passion to stamp production for 100 years. The story of a passion with far-reaching results.

 

1912 PIONIEERING DAYS
Franz Just and his wife boil stamp inks on the kitchen stove in Vienna and poured them into glass bottles. Active business travel soon shows success. The business flourishes. The first relocation to a new, larger headquarters in Vienna occurs in 1927.

 

1947 NEW BEGINNINGS
Confidence in the Austrian shilling was low immediately after the war and the economic miracle still far off. Nonetheless Walter Just is already thinking ahead. He secures land for the business‘s relocation from Vienna to Wels and successfully acquires ERP loans under the Marshall Plan.

 

1960 SUCCESSFUL PATENT
A name becomes a product range. The brand name ‘Trodat‘ is registered. The products are so successful that they replace the company‘s previous name in 1968.

 

1976 STAMP REVOLUTION
The plastic, self-inking stamp “Printy 1” revolutionises the stamp market. The integrated stamp cartridge saves space and time. Trodat creates a new market segment with this innovation and assures itself of world market leadership. The Printy 1 and its successors sell into the millions to date.

 

1992 RIGHT ON SCHEDULE
Trodat relies on the concentrated energy of laser technology for engraving stamp textplates, and thus clearly on innovation. Application of these methods is a forward-looking step in the direction of sustainability. Success comes quickly and leads to the formation of Trotec in 1997.

 

1996 OFFICE PROFI
Trodat is setting new standards with the Professional, especially for everyday office applications. It‘s ergonomic, reliable, and clean, with patented product features. The highest quality standards during development and production make it an absolutely reliable office stamp.

 

1998 ONLINE SOLUTION
Trodat has been developing Internet shop solutions since 1998. It has secured a pioneering role in the marketing world of the World Wide Web. Whether for private consumer or business customer – Trodat‘s uTypia internet solution signifi es the quickest path to creating an individual stamp.

 

2005 POWER OF COLOR
Together Trodat and Trotec bring to market patented Trodat Multi-Color Impressions Technology, unique worldwide, for custom multi-coloured stamps. Because life is colourful.

 

2008 SURPRISE
Trodat once again demonstrates renewed innovative spirit, design, quality, and user friendliness. The clean, functional, and trendy Mobile Printy is becoming a portable accessory and is setting priorities in the office and in private live. It‘s already sold over one million times in its introductory year.

 

2011 PROTECTING THE ENVIRONMENT
Trodat‘s long-standing commitment to the environment is culminating in a new project: the Original Printy 4.0.

Climate-neutral. As standard.