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Samsonite

Samsonite

Samsonite international s.A. Is an american luggage manufacturer and retailer, with products ranging from large suitcases to small toiletries bags and briefcases. It was founded in denver, colorado in 1910 by jesse shwayder. Shwayder named one of his initial cases samson, after the biblical strongman, and began using the trademark samsonite in 1941. The company changed its name to samsonite in 1966.

The company was founded in denver, colorado, usa in 1910 by jesse shwayder, a luggage salesman, as the shwayder trunk manufacturing company. A religious man, shwayder named one of his initial cases samson, after the biblical strongman, and began using the trademark samsonite in 1941. The company changed its name to samsonite in 1966. For many years, a subsidiary, samsonite furniture co., made folding chairs and card tables in murfreesboro, tennessee.