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  • 1912


    Founding in Vienna

    Founding in Vienna—Franz Just opens a small business and starts as a stamp manufacturer
  • 1947


    Production of plastic date stamps with the Trodat label

    Marketing to other stamp manufacturers in Austria and initial exports to Germany and Switzerland
  • 1951


    Relocation from Vienna to Wels

    Basis for enhanced production and increased export activity, primarily in Europe
  • 1960


    Trodat as product brand

    The Trodat product brand is registered (Trodat becomes the company's name in 1968)
  • 1976


    Introduction of first Printy generation

    First self-inking stamp made of plastic! Revolutionizes the stamp industry and makes the self-inking stamp a best-seller
  • 1993


    Introduction of second Printy generation

    Further design and function development of the Original seamlessly continues the Printy 1's success story
  • 1996


    Introduction of the Professional

    Sets new standards for application/product features and design for stamps in the office
  • 1997


    Foundation of the Trotec Laser business area

    Laser technology revolutionizes text plate production and is disseminated through Trodat's international marketing network. At the same time, the first step in 'one-stop supplier' direction for the stamp manufacturer is taken.
  • 1998


    Start of the Internet shop for stamps project

    (today, uTypia Software Solutions) First shop solutions go online in the USA in mid 2000 and in Europe in late 2002.
  • 1999


    100 million Printys sold worldwide

  • 2003


    Introduction of third Printy generation

    New production methods enable the use of new materials for the first time. These set standards in ergonomics, haptics, and design.
  • 2005


    Multi Color Impression

    Trodat and Trotec develop a solution for the professional production of multicoloured stamps: patented and unique worldwide.
  • 2008


    200 million Printys sold worldwide

  • 2008


    The Mobile Printy's introduction

    Pocket stamp with single-handed operation immediately becomes a best-seller in the first year (one million units sold worldwide).
  • 2011


    Introduction of Original Printy 4.0

    Trodat's long-standing commitment to the environment achieved a new dimension with the introduction of the new Printy generation: Trodat's main product is now climate-neutral. As standard.