American Tourister

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American Tourister
Formerly
American Luggage Works
Industryluggage
Founded1933; 86 years ago (1933)
FounderSol Koffler
Headquarters,
United States
Area served
World Wide
Key people
Muhammad Ahsan
ProductsSuitcases, Backpacks, Wallets.
OwnerSamsonite
ParentSamsonite International S.A.
Websitewww.americantourister.com

American Tourister is a brand of luggage owned by Samsonite. Sol Koffler founded American Luggage Works in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1933.[1][2] In 1993, American Tourister was acquired by Astrum International, which also owns Samsonite.[3] Astrum was renamed the Samsonite Corporation two years later.[4] Their products include suitcases, backpacks and wallets.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American Tourister, Inc. - Company History". fundinguniverse.com. Archived from the original on 17 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-02.
  2. ^ "American Tourister Logo". American Tourister. Retrieved February 21, 2017.
  3. ^ Stephanie Strom. "Wall Street; New Name, New Life, for Astrum. New York Times. September 26, 1993. Retrieved on November 2, 2008.
  4. ^ "Astrum International to Divide Its Samsonite and Culligan Units". New York Times. April 25, 1995. Retrieved on November 2, 2008.

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