(21 Apr 2021)
Samsonite has launched the Magnum Eco, a durable and
lightweight luggage collection that harnesses the innovative
advancements of recycled material Recyclex.
Whilst the exterior shell uses recycled
polypropylene (PP) and the inside fabric is made from recycled PET
bottles, the Magnum Eco collection does not compromise on quality
This new collection is the fruit of years of
research and development and close collaboration with Quality
Circular Polymers, the plastics recycling joint venture of SUEZ
“We are honored to be a part of the solution to
end plastic waste and welcome the opportunity to partner with
Samsonite,” said Ken Lane, Executive Vice President, Global
Olefins & Polyolefins of LyondellBasell. “The Magnum Eco is a
perfect use for our recycled material because it gives new purpose
to this valuable resource by providing travelers with a
Magnum Eco also boasts lightweight and
impact-resistant qualities. The suitcase has been through all the
rigorous strength tests that Samsonite is famous for and is
amongst the lightest in its category.
The collection is available in five colour options, each inspired by nature.
And, when it comes
to security, travellers can rest assured their belongings are safe
thanks to a 3-Point Lock System.
The Samsonite Magnum Eco Spinner (4 wheels) 75cm
in ‘Ice Blue’, pictured above, retails for £195 in the UK. It is
also available in 55cm and 69cm sizes, and can be personalized
with an engraving.
“Over the past 111 years, Samsonite has focused on
innovation, design, and has been an industry leader in using new
materials,” said Paul Melkebeke, Samsonite President APAC and
Middle East. “Magnum Eco is our further proof to pioneering
solutions for the decades to come helping travellers’ journey
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