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United States Luggage Company

United States Luggage Company (USL) is a third generation, privately-owned company with two distinct brands, Solo and Briggs & Riley.

Solo creates unique bags and tablet cases, selling to a diverse range of U.S. and international retailers, including mass merchants, e-tailers and department stores. Solo brand’s passion statement is to “save the planet one stylish bag at a time” and the brand’s target goal is to remove 40 million plastic bottles from landfills, turning them into stylish bags for customers with a millennial mindset.

Briggs & Riley is an internationally recognized luxury brand, offering high-performance luggage, business cases and everyday bags. Our overarching mission is to create lifelong customers who advocate passionately for our brand, a vow we take seriously with a lifetime guarantee, “Engineered for reality. Guaranteed for life.”

Two dynamic brands are fueled by a lively environment where work is not merely a paycheck, it’s a passion.
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As a third generation, privately-owned company we are committed to living our Core Values each and every day which is demonstrated by our unique culture.

We are a family business and the word “family” means a lot. In our relationships with colleagues, vendors and customers, we strive to do things according to best practices with goals, budgets, well-defined processes, clear lines of authority. expectations of accountability and treating each other with "respect and dignity".

We believe "smart and steady" wins the race; a methodical approach to growth that has kept us healthy for 80 years. But by not being a public company or being owned by private equity investors, we also have the luxury to act from the heart with a long-term lens.

We have "humility" because a successful team requires the interdependence of many roles, not individual superstars. We are curious, ask lots of questions, search for better solutions and use good judgment—not striving to simply do things right but to always "do the right thing". Our values are "passion, pride and loyalty" When you put your full heart into something, you "do whatever it takes". This is not just a job to us.
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We want to do our part by providing products that are sustainability for the travel minded consumer while doing our part to be socially responsible.... Read more


USL is a leading innovator in the luggage, bag and tablet case space. The company holds over 20 patents including a 1972 patent for the creation of wheeled luggage.
As testament to the craftsmanship of its luxurious-yet-resilient designs and the company’s integrity, Briggs & Riley is the only luggage brand on the market with a lifetime guarantee and is now celebrating its 30th anniversary and 2023 also marks Solo’s 15 year anniversary.

Dating back to 1911, USL is a third generation, family-owned business. Its enduring success can be attributed to a unique company culture built around family values and professional virtues of teamwork, personal growth, career advancement and respect—both within the company as well as with long-standing vendors, retailers and of course, consumers.
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We have over 20 patents for our state-of-art high luxury luggage ware. We also offer products that are sustainable, keeping the environment in mind. Our goal is to save over 40 million plastic bottles by the year 2024.... Read more


How USL supports the local community & takes social responsibility seriously
Tying into our family-centric philosophy, USL is dedicated to being socially responsible to the environment and in the communities in which we live. USL has a "Spirit Committee" to identify organizations that we can help in our communities. Over the last 20 years we have raised over $450,000 for JDRF, donated to the "Make A Wish" Foundation, the Marty Lyons Foundation, United Jewish Appeal (UJA), Cradle of Aviation, LI's Air & Space Museum, donated over 3,300 backpacks to Comfort Cases and participated in the 2023 Earth Day Islip Town Clean Up.

Besides making donations to important organizations in the community, USL takes our social responsibility seriously which is demonstrated with our "lifetime guarantee" on our Briggs & Riley products and our use of recyclable bottles with our Solo products. At our corporate office, we have installed solar panels, replaced water coolers with water refill stations, and implemented a corrugated recycling program and clothing donation initiative.




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