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||    About AIM International
AIM International are the UK's authorised Business-to-Business distributor of
Samsonite luggage and travel products. We have been trading for over 25 years. Along
with offering the full Samsonite range, we are also suppliers of promotional products
and business gifts. We are a family run business and our aim is to offer our customers
a fast, efficient and friendly service. If you have any questions or would like advise
on any of the Samsonite or American Tourister products, please feel free to contact us.
About American Tourister
American Tourister was founded in 1932 by Sol Koffler who's dream was to produce
a significantly more durable product than any competitor's in the same price range.
The company quickly established a reputation for producing quality luggage at a
reasonable price. It was also an innovator. American Tourister was the first luggage
manufacturer to make an all-vinyl case. Koffler also introduced moulded plastic
luggage before anyone else did.
In the 1950's, he improved the moulded plastic luggage manufacturing process to
create a nearly indestructible, low cost product. As time went on, the company
introduced padded handles, stronger locks and an expanded line of colours. Company
innovations continued into the 90's when American Tourister won the Industrial
Designers Society of America award for its EasyTurn wheel handling system. Around
the same time, American Tourister was acquired by Samsonite.
Today sees Samsonite continuing to invest in the American Tourister brand and is
supporting the aspirations of the brand to further increase its strength around the globe.