trotec laser company profile

About Trotec

About Trotec

Trotec was formed in 1997 from a research branch of Trodat and since then has become a world leader in the field of laser technology. As part of the Trodat Trotec group, Trotec develops, manufactures and markets laser machines for marking, cutting and engraving solutions. In addition has developed a range of laser and rotary materials including TroLase, TroPly, TroGlass and laserable wood specifically designed for laser machines. Trotec sets new standards, services customers in more than 90 countries and employs more than 500 staff across the globe.

Trotec is continuously expanding and has an exceptionally strong international presence with 16 sales subsidiaries. In fact, 97% of Trotec's laser manufacturing is exported from our Upper Austrian facility. All staff are fully qualified and receive ongoing training by our in-house Trotec Training Academy. In 2015, turnover exceeded € 100million for the first time.


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Ing. Mag. Michael Peduzzi
Managing Director, CEO
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Dr. Andreas Penz
Managing Director
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Simon Moore
Managing Director
DI Martin Rehling
Managing Director
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Mag. Peter Hofmann
Managing Director, CFO
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Alexandra Kutos
Managing Director, Head of Corporate Communications
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Christian Spicker
Managing Director
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Dr. Georg Ernst
Head of Research & Development
corporate history trotec laser

Company History

1996 Construction of the first Trotec laser

Under the direction of Dr. Andreas Penz, today CEO of Trotec, the first Trotec laser is developed and built in Wels.

1997 Establishment of Trotec Produktions und Vertriebs GmbH

From the corporate division of Trodat GmbH, an independent company is formed.

1999 Speedy

Today, Speedy is synonymous with the most productive laser engraving systems on the market. In 1999, the first member of the product family was developed. Even then, the Trotec developers already focused on the...

2000 Speedy Compact

Today the idea of ​​the Speedy Compact, i.e. a compact laser device for beginners, lives on in the Rayjet.

2001 Professional TP1313

Today, as SP1500 the TP1313 is part of the SP Series – the family of products for large-format laser applications Establishment of Trotec Sales and Service Center Germany

2002 Establishment of Trotec Laser Inc. (USA)

2004 Establishment of Trotec Laser BV (Netherlands)

2005 SpeedMarker CL, FineMarker Hybrid

Introduction of the SpeedMarker lays the foundation for today’s family: The modular system and customizable SpeedMark software enable high-volume laser marking. The FineMarker Hybrid continues to enthuse our customers:...

2006 Establishment of Trotec Laser Canada

establishment of Trotec Laser Japan Co Ltd., Tokyo; establishment of Trotec Laser GmbH, Munich

2007 Establishment of Trotec Laser Russia

establishment of Trotec UK Establishment of Trotec Laser Automation GmbH

2008 Establishment of Trotec Laser AG, Switzerland

establishment of Trotec Laser Australia

2010 Establishment of Trotec France

2013 Relocation into new, CO₂-neutral building

2014 Establishment of Trotec Laser Italia

2015 Acquisition of ILC, change of name from Trotec Produktions- und Vertriebs GmbH to Trotec Laser GmbH

By acquisition of the material manufacturer ILC in 2015, Trotec became a manufacturer of a wide range of laser and engraving materials

Trodat Trotec Holding

Under the Trodat Trotec Holding GmbH umbrella, Trodat operates globally in stamp production while Trotec operates in laser manufacturing.
The group currently generates a total sales volume of more than € 216 million and has approximately 1,300 employees in more than 30 subsidiaries. The group has a presence in more than 150 countries, and total export quota from Austria amounts to over 97 %.

Both Trodat and Trotec are subsidiaries under the umbrella of Trodat Trotec Holding GmbH. Trodat is the world’s largest manufacturer of stamps and Trotec leads the world market in laser manufacturing for engraving, cutting and marking solutions.

Trodat Trotec Holding  management:
Ing. Mag. Michael Peduzzi, CEO
Mag. Peter Hofmann, CFO

Trodat Trotec Holding GmbH is a private wholly owned family company.

Facts & Figures

  • Purpose of enterprise: Manufacture and sales of CO₂ and fiber laser machines for engraving, marking and cutting various materials.
  • Company foundation: 1997 in Wels, Austria
  • Address: Freilingerstr. 99, A-4614 Marchtrenk, Austria
  • Production Locations:
  • Marchtrenk, Austria: Production of CO₂ and fiber laser plotters
  • Markdorf, Germany: Construction of special devices
  • New Bern, North Carolina, USA: Production of engraving materials
  • Sales volume in 2015: € 101 mio.
  • CEOs: DI Dr. Andreas Penz, Ing. Mag. Michael Peduzzi, Peter Hofmann, Alexandra Kutos
  • Employees: 450
  • Export quota: 97 % (worldwide)
  • Offices: United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, South Africa, Germany, Switzerland, France, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, China, Japan, Italy, Spain, India, Mexico
  • 51 showrooms worldwide
  • Distributor network with 113 partners worldwide
  • Product portfolio: Rayjet, Speedy series, SP series, SpeedMarker series, ProMarker series, laser & engraving material, industry solutions, automated equipment
  • Awards: ISO50001, ISO9001, ISO14001, User Experience Award, Green Building Award, Hidden Champions 3.0 – Award by WKO, iF Design Award

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Phone: +61-2-6413-5904

Trotec Locations
Northamerica Southamerica Europe Southafrica Asia Australia
68 Trotec office locations
450 Employees
113 Distribution partners
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