Wenger

Wenger

The Swiss cross is the brand logo of the manufacturer Wenger that understands it like no other to manufacture bags and luggage suitable for everyday business and also for extreme places. Based in Switzerland since 1893 Wenger produces its reliable travel and business bags. The bags are made of hard-wearing, durable materials which stand for the high quality of Wenger products. [more]

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      The swiss cross of Wenger is a symbol for high-quality suitcases and laptop bags

      Among a few companies the swiss manufacturer Wenger has the privilege to use the swiss cross as the logo for its laptop bags, backpacks and suitcases. By producing the high quality and long-lasting Wenger SwissGear bags and suitcases the brand got a very good reputation worldwide. Wenger bags are an icon of swiss quality. Like the famous swiss army knife Wenger laptop bags are recognizable because of their refined details like special notebook security compartments and extremely resistible materials for heavy loads. Wenger backpacks convince with a sporty dynamic Design and a very low weight. Roomy main compartments, small zip pockets offer much space and the padded bag takes care for comfortable wearing. The majority of Wenger bags, briefcases and trolleys are made of nylon or other robust synthetics which underline the sporty look. But there are some Wenger business bags and messengers made of fine leather as well. No matter what you need your bag for, thanks to the high quality craftsmanship Wenger suitcases, backpacks and bags can deal with anything. The clean, straight design seems quite masculine but the noble Wenger shoulder bags and messengers fit to mobile women too. Especially in Business Department the dynamic shapes do you the best because pen slings, dividers and laptop compartments make it easy to organize your equipment.

      Wenger bags and backpacks belong to the most popular business accessories

      Paul Boéchat founded the Wenger company in 1893, at that time it had the name Paul Boéchat & Cie. The original headquarter was placed in the community of Courtételle in the swiss Canton Jura. A group of investors bought the company in 1895 and called it Fabrique Suisse de coutellerie S.A. After a fusion in the year 1900 the company was known as Swiss cutlery factory. At the same time the headquarter was moved to Delémont where it is set until today. In 1901 the company started to sell the Swiss army knifes. Theo Wenger who was the director since 1898 gave the brand his name a few years later. The company developed worldwide and in 1922 it got the name it has today: Wenger S.A.

      Unbeatable tradition: knifes and suitcases by Wenger since 1893

      Wenger has a success-story that lasted for over 100 years. But after 9/11 the security standards in planes became much higher- a neck-breaker for the pocket knife production. Wenger tried to focus on bags and trolleys but too much money was already lost. To prevent the company form a loss of image by being sold to foreign investors the former competitor Victorinox bought Wenger in 2005. Despite that takeover Wenger remained a label on its own and is independent in the development, production and marketing of its SwissGear bags, trolleys and suitcases. From outside Wenger and Victorinox still seem to be competing manufacturers of knifes and bags.