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Samsonite's history year of 1960 - 1970

1960th has been marked by the appearance of the air transport, which gives the opportunity for millions of people to travel freely no matter for work or pleasure. The model Samsonite Silhouette has been available back then during the period, which has been revolutionary with it's ligthness and design. All metal parts had been integrated into the model. The locks, interior and accessories had been made in a single style.
Silhouette had been extremely comfortable for flights, which gave him big popularity and had established it's leadership positions in Samsonite for the segment.
The year of 1962: The company has been renamed as "Samsonite Corporation" in  honnor of the strong, biblical hero Samson.
The year of 1963: the factory in O
udenaarde Belgium opened.