trotec laser company profile

About Trotec

About Trotec US

Trotec Laser is a leading international provider of advanced, high-speed laser equipment for cutting, engraving and industrial marking. Trotec was originally founded in Wels, Austria in 1997 and  established in the United States in Mississippi in 2002. Now headquartered in Plymouth, Michigan, the U.S. business has grown to 10 times its original size, with a growing number of support facilities located throughout the United States, including California, Arizona, Texas, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, Illinois, New Jersey, and New Hampshire.

Trotec systems are used to cut, engrave and mark a wide range of materials including wood, paper, metal, acrylic, leather, stone, plastics, and more. The company's extensive line of quality laser systems, coupled with its unmatched service and support offerings, have made Trotec one of the industry's leading resources for computer controlled engraving equipment and marking systems.


Management

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Warren Knipple
President
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Meredith Newman
Director of Marketing
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Simon Moore
Managing Director
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Mag. Dietmar Engler
Head of Marketing
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Dave van Lieshout
Head of Manufacturing & Logistics
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Amie McGee
Director of Operations
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Kris Tennyson
Director of Sales
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Christian Spicker
Managing Director
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Dr. Georg Ernst
Head of Research & Development

Facts & Figures

  • Purpose of enterprise: Manufacture and sales of CO₂ and fiber laser systems 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, Christian Spicker, Simon Moore, 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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Trotec Locations
Northamerica Southamerica Europe Southafrica Asia Australia
68 Trotec office locations
450 Employees
113 Distribution partners
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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
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Trodat Trotec Holding

Under the umbrella of Trodat Trotec Holding GmbH, Trodat operates globally in the area of stamp production while Trotec operates in lasers.
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 is present in more than 150 countries with total export quota amounts over 97 %.

Both Trodat and Trotec act as subsidiaries under the umbrella of Trodat Trotec Holding GmbH. Trodat is by far the world’s largest manufacturer of stamps and Trotec leads the world market for laser engraving, cutting and marking.

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

Trodat Trotec Holding GmbH is a private company completely owned by family foundations.