The Samsonite company makes luggage from large suitcases to small toiletries bags. It starte in Colorado in 1910 by Jess Swayder, as the Shwayder Trunk Manufacturing Company. Shwayder named one of his initial cases "Samson," after the Biblical figure. The company name changed to Samsonite in 1966.

Trivia about samsonite

  • This brand of luggage named for a Biblical man once used the slogan "Strong enough to stand on"
  • A mighty hero could lift this company's Hardside Jumbo Suiter as if it were a toy