Quality and reliability remain core tenets.
Nathan Trotter was founded on strong values, a commitment to innovation and the development of successful customer partnerships. These timeless principles continue to inform our everyday operations, even as our team expands, customer needs change and priorities evolve. Robust relationships with customers and global suppliers, fierce dedication to quality and environmental initiatives, and a philosophy of continuous improvement ensure our progress and the success of all stakeholders.
Entrepreneurship and creativity are generational.
Born in Philadelphia, Nathan Trotter was the son of middle class Quaker parents, his uncles and brothers were well- respected cabinetmakers, merchants, and bankers. Established in the late 1700’s on the banks of the Delaware River, Nathan built his namesake metal-importing business on a foundation of courteous service, attention to detail and dependability. Colonial craftspeople who were integral to the birth of the United States used Nathan Trotter imported tin to make pewter.