Gemline has announced a long-term, strategic partnership with Samsonite LLC.  The Lawrence, Massachusetts-based company will be the exclusive supplier of decorated products from the Samsonite, American Tourister and Hartmann brands throughout the U.S. and Canada. Samsonite will be launched as part of Gemline’s 2016 product line, available on January 1, 2016.

“Gemline is proud to welcome Samsonite to our product portfolio,” says Bret Clemons, vice president of sales at Gemline. “As a pioneer in the retail luggage market, Samsonite is a great complement to our product line. Known for its high-quality products, the Samsonite brand enables us to expand our offering of travel bags, luggage and accessories.”

Lynne Berard, vice president of sales and marketing at Samsonite, adds, “We are thrilled to be partnering with Gemline. Gemline is a leader in their industry and this agreement will further expand access to our brands within the marketplace.”