Since its inception in 1877 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Hartmann has been a leader in the travel goods industry and Hartmann has secured a reputation for outstanding quality and durability. In 1905, Mr. Hartmann had a vision to build "luggage so fine it will stand as a symbol of excellence." Because of his vision, the company grew rapidly and moved to larger facilities in Racine, Wisconsin. Based in Lebanon, Tennessee since 1959, Hartmann proudly handcrafts the finest quality luggage and leather goods to meet diverse and ever-changing travel needs.
Throughout its history, Hartmann has upheld its image as the definitive American purveyor of stylish carrying bags, always viewing luggage as a veritable fashion accessory. For 132 years, Hartmann has prided itself on crafting the finest luggage and leather goods. From creating gorgeous yet practical trunks and Pullmans for steamliner and railway travel to the development of smaller, fashionable suitcases designed specifically for travel on new commercial jets, Hartmann has always been the brand of choice for discerning travelers. Even now, the Hartmann customer appreciates stylish design and the finest materials, demands practical functionality, and truly respects American heritage and craftsmanship.