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TTE-Europe at the A-OSH in South Africa

Final preparations for A-OSH in South Africa are in full swing and anticipation is rising. A-Osh is a trade fair  for Africa's occupational health and safety. The fair will take place from June 6-8, 2023 in Johannesburg, South Africa. You will find TTE-Europe in hall 3 at booth A0, which we are running together with Synertech, 42Gears and EpicBlue. We will present our Track & Trace software for explosives. In addition, Frank Hirthammer will give a presentation on 7 June in hall 2 at 10am on the topic: "Technological advancements and their appliction in security". The presentation will focus challenges in implementing explosives tracking and tracing solutions for manufacturers and end users. We are looking forward to your visit!


TTE-Europe on Fulmination

TTE-Europe participated once again on Fulmination 2023 in Nottingham. The event took place from 18.04. - 20.04.2023 and was organised by the Institute of Explosives Engineers. We were a silver sponsor of the event and gave a presentation on the topic "Track and Trace in Europe and worldwide: Beginning, Present and Future". Besides other presentations, there was also a gala dinner. We were very pleased to meet new and familiar faces and to exchange ideas.

TTE participated on Sprengtagung Siegen

Also this year TTE-Europe GmbH participated in the Conference about Explosives from 14.04. to 15.04.2023 in Siegen.

We showed our market leading software solution for track & trace of civil explosives in combination with a selection of hardware devices. In addition, there were many presentations on the topic of blasting technology, where, among others, Gerd Nefzer (Oscar winner) spoke about his company that produces special effects for movies .

We were very happy to see many familiar faces again and had interesting conversations at our booth.

TTE-Europe is participating at Fulmination

The final preparations are underway and the anticipation is rising. From 18.04. - 20.04.2023 the Fulmination will take place in Nottingham (Great Britain). We are a Silver Sponsor of Fulmination and have our own booth at the trade fair. In addition, Marc Olbort will give a presentation on the topic: "Track and Trace in Europe and worldwide: Beginning, Present, and Future". We are looking forward to your visit!

IWA OutdoorClassics 2023 - TTE in Nuremberg

TTE-Europe GmbH participated successfully at the IWA OutdoorClassics from 2 to 5 March 2023 in Nuremberg. We presented the 34,000 trade visitors from 119 countries, our electronic gun trade book as well as the electronic gun management solution utilizing 2D barcode or RFID. 

Thereby we had the opportunity to see many familiar faces again and had many interesting conversations at our booth.

We are already looking forward to the 50th anniversary of the IWA OutdoorClassics next year.

ISEE 2023 - TTE in San Antonio


TTE-Europe GmbH participated once more on the annual conference on explosives and blasting technique on 4th till 8th of February 2023 in San Antonio, Texas. This year we were at the ISEE together with our American Partner General Data.
Again, nearly 1700 blasters, manufacturers and industry leaders visited the world’s largest conference on explosives engineering and experienced four exciting days full of innovative lectures, impressive presentations and great talks. We got in touch with many familiar faces and could speak with lots of new customers too.

We would like to say thanks to all visitors and for the very interesting conversations at our booth!


IWA OutdoorClassics 2023 - We will be there

The countdown is on:

The countdown is on: from March 2 to 5, 2023 IWA OutdoorClassics will open its doors again. We will also be there again as an exhibitor at the world's leading trade fair for hunting and shooting sports, outdoor equipment and civil security. We will be exhibiting in Hall 1 at Booth 410 and will be presenting our software solution Waffenkartei. We are looking forward to your visit and good conversations!



TTE-Europe GmbH Partners with General Data

New partnership expands TTE track & trace solutions for explosives in US and Canadian markets


Dresden –January 5, 2023 – General Data Company, Inc., ( a leading manufacturer and provider of labeling, packaging, barcode identification, tracking, data management and equipment service products and solutions, has announced a new strategic partnership with TTE-Europe GmbH ( of Dresden, Germany, a developer of track & trace and data storage solutions for the explosives industry. TTE has awarded General Data “Premium Partner” status for the US and Canadian markets, authorizing General Data to provide full sales and technical support for both hardware and software components of TTE’s explosives track & trace solutions.

TTE’s track & trace solution for explosives is one of the market leaders worldwide for comprehensive end-to-end identification, tracking and chain-of-custody for explosives manufacturers, assemblers, distributors, shippers and end users. Using barcode identification and tracking technologies including barcode labels, printers, scanners, and mobile computers, the TTE track & trace software can identify, track and trace explosives and components through the entire supply chain.

General Data's many years of experience providing comprehensive industrial track & trace solutions will provide valuable insight and expertise for the US and Canadian explosives industry. General Data’s capabilities cover all phases of track & trace solutions, including:

  • Equipment specification and installation, including barcode scanners, mobile computers and tablets, barcode label printers, wireless network infrastructure, and RFID.
  • Labeling and identification solutions.
  • Software installation, customization, integration and support.
  • Factory-certified equipment service and support.

"We were looking for a new partner to serve the U.S. and Canadian markets, providing high-quality support to our existing customers and invigorating new customer business. Therefore, we are very pleased to have gained a new highly competent strategic partner in General Data,” said Frank Ille, Managing Director of TTE Europe GmbH. “This partnership with General Data represents a milestone for continuing our business in the USA and Canada.”

“We are truly excited for the opportunity to bring TTE’s track & trace solutions to more companies in the US and Canadian explosives industry,” stated Peter Wenzel, President and CEO General Data. “It is a very powerful solution, and combined with General Data’s vast experience and capabilities with industrial track & trace solutions, we will be able to provide US and Canadian customers the top-level products and support they need to ensure visibility and accountability throughout the explosives supply chain.”

About General Data Company, Inc.

Headquartered in Cincinnati OH, General Data’s labeling, coating, packaging, identification, printing, tracking, data management and printer service solutions enable companies in diverse industries to streamline operations, improve process visibility, strengthen customer relationships and elevate their brand. General Data has manufacturing, sales and service locations throughout the US.

About TTE-Europe GmbH

Headquartered in Dresden, Germany, TTE-Europe GmbH develops solutions for tracking and tracing of civil explosives. TTE’s solutions are complete packages of software, matching techniques and continuous services. TTE is represented through an international partner network, providing the best service in the national language to the customer and also enabling to respond individually to different requirements of a country and the special areas of the client.


Company changes

Press release

TTE Europe GmbH is now a subsidiary of TSS Europe B.V

TTE Europe GmbH has been a 100% subsidiary of TSS Europe B.V. of Nieuwegein since August 1, 2022. In addition, the company now belongs to the Constellation Software Inc. (CSI) Group, a company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange in the S&P TSX60.

Frank Ille and Michael Stiller, TTE Europe GmbH: "We were looking for a new investor to continue our international growth. With TSS and their 'Software for Life' approach, we have found a partner who values the company and brand we have built over the years. Being part of a large organization will provide us with new insights and perspectives for the focus of our future. And it will allow us to dedicate our energy to our specific market and clients fully. We look forward to entering the next phase of our future as part of TSS."

Jasper Bollen, General Manager at TSS: “I am glad that TTE Europe has joined the TSS. TTE is a mission-critical solution that works with all types of companies, including public entities, to help them comply with the EU Explosives Labeling Directive. I look forward to working with Frank Ille, Michael Stiller and their teams and supporting them in the next phase of their companies' journey."

There will be no changes for the existing business partners of TTE Europe GmbH: Management, employees, location, all contracts and all deliveries and services will remain the same. The location in Dresden will be continuously expanded in the future under the existing company name under the umbrella of CSI.

This creates new perspectives and additional potential for both the business partners of TTE Europe GmbH and the company itself, which must now be exploited in the best possible way. 

TTE Europe GmbH

TTE-Europe GmbH develops special software solutions for the tracking and tracing of civil explosives and weapons in accordance with EU directives. The company follows a market and customer-oriented approach and is a member of numerous industry associations. TTE cooperates with an international partner network and offers its solutions to an international clientele.

Total Specific Solutions (TSS)

Total Specific Solutions is an international provider of IT business solutions and consists of independent business units that deliver products and services for their specific vertical market segments. This market expertise is based on decades of experience. TSS operates in healthcare, local and central government, financial and legal services, accounting, agriculture, automotive, construction, education, geosciences, hospitality, libraries and archives, manufacturing, shipping, mobility, publishing, real estate and retail.

Jarltech Foodtruck visits TTE-Europe

The food truck from Jarltech and Zebra provided all employees of TTE-Europe GmbH

delicious burgers and bowls during their lunch break on Friday, 24.06.2022.


We would like to thank Jarltech and Manuel Weitzel once again for their visit!


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