We act responsibly

As we are a traditional Austrian company with more than 100 years of history, doing business sustainably has always been an integral part of our way of thinking and acting. Today we are the № 1 on the global market for self-inking stamps – and this success is closely interwoven with our holistic understanding of sustainability.

To us, sustainable economic success means combining economic, environmental and social goals.

Use of clean raw materials

  • All raw materials are subject to the RoHS Directive (Restriction of Hazardous Substances)
  • Complete renunciation of substances such as zinc, cadmium, lead and PVC
  • A quality, environment, energy and safety management system certified by TÜV Austria ensures permanent monitoring of the raw materials
  • Permanent supplier screening as part of the certified management systems

Sparing use of energy

  • Heat recovery from production processes to heat our premises
  • Cooling of the injection moulding machines with outside air
  • 100 % green electricity
  • Economical use of energy and raw materials
  • Reduction of waste
  • Recycling of reusable materials 

Responsible production & recycling process

  • Approx. 80 % of all production waste is recycled
  • 100 % recycling rate for parts not subject to mechanical stress
  • The entire production is completely free of waste water
  • Use of efficient and gentle production processes
  • Avoidance of production waste

Focus on CO2 reduction

  • More than 70 of the best-selling Trodat stamps are climate-neutral as standard.
  • 1,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions saved purely through the reduction of fossil fuels, natural gas and electricity since mid-2001
  • 250 tonnes of additional CO2 savings can be achieved by switching from heating oil to natural gas.
  • Use of state-of-the-art, efficient and gentle production processes
  • Responsible production

Green building

The office building of the Trotec headquarters in Austria is energy self-sufficient in terms of heating, cooling and ventilation.

Austrian Ecolabel

We have been awarded the Austrian Ecolabel for more than 80 products (Trodat stamps).