Tumi backpack

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Tumi backpack, little company history.

Tumi backpack is manufactured by Tumi Holdings Inc. Company is a New Jersey based manufacturer of high-end suitcases and bags for travel. Founded in 1975 by Charlie Clifford after a stint in the Peace Corps in Peru, the company is named after a Peruvian tumi ceremonial knife used for sacrifices.

Tumi also supplies accessories such as belts, pens, and electronic equipment. The company teamed with designer Anish Kapoor in 2006 to produce the PowerPack Backpack that incorporated solar technology for charging phones and PDAs. The company also had a licensing agreement with the Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati to launch a collection of eight co-branded pieces in 2006, sold through both of the brands’ retail outlets.

What keeps Tumi Holdings, Inc. at the forefront?

They look, study and become obsessed with it. From aeronautics to automotive and sports, they are constantly inspired by the most innovative industries in the world. And with more than 125 patents in his name, his fervor for thinking about the future is what keeps them at the forefront.

Characteristics of their products.

Their contributions registered in the manufacturing process are outstanding characteristics of their products:

  • Durafold®
    This construction method reinforces the corners of hardside cases with heavy-duty stitching and impact-resistance caps.
  • Aircrafted Grade Aluminium
    Extensions Handle
  • Easy Glide Wheels: The latest generation inline wheels incorporate sealed steel ball bearings and are mounted on solid steel shafts in custom designed shock absorbers. They roll smoothly and silently for hundreds of miles.
  • TUMI Tracer®
    A complimentary program that reunites TUMI customers with their lost or stolen bags
  • Omega Closure System® The patented system reduces the risk of zipper damage and makes it unnecessary to replace one.

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