American Tourister

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

American Tourister is a brand of luggage owned by Samsonite. Brothers Sol and Irving Koffler founded American Luggage Works in Providence, Rhode Island, United States in 1933.[1][2] In 2009, 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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