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Participating Companies

Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
Platt Luggage, Inc.
About Company   Chicago, IL

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Platt Luggage, Inc. is a manufacturer of professional cases for business and industry. Our mission is to lead the industry by providing quality products, superior customer service, technical innovation and on-time delivery.


Platt is the first company to introduce combination locks on luggage, cushioned handles, custom hardware and urethane pallets. We were the first to mold bowling bags from plastic and the first to mold plastic end shells on catalog cases, a technology breakthrough at the time.


Manufactured in Chicago since 1921 in a unionized facility, we offer same day shipment on all Platt standard products and custom cases can be quickly produced in our extensive in-house sewing and molding departments.

Platt offers unique customization of cases which can include, custom foam inserts, custom colors, custom pallets, custom hardware, molded-in logos, nameplates, silk-screening, and embroidery. Our product development team and experienced engineering staff have the knowledge to create a custom case or custom foam insert to fit your unique requirements.


Platt's state of the art technology including in-house CAD design, CNC production machinery, water-jet cutting machine, vacuum forming machines, foam fabricating saws and convoluting machines makes it a cut above the rest. The cases are made to last, to be secure, to be shippable and to fit a multitude of individual needs. Seeing the Platt family name on a case will assure you of the highest quality product...American made...World class!


Professional cases for business and industry.

Contact Information:

Daniel Platt

Email: info@plattcases.com



From earth moving equipment to automobiles; medical devices to consumer products, Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers employing nearly 600,000 people. 

IMEC, along with our strategic partners, the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Manufacturing Extension Partnership, and other friends of manufacturing, have launched this on-line resource to showcase the diversity of products made here and celebrate the companies that manufacture them. In towns from Chicago to Carbondale, manufacturing is the engine that powers the Illinois economy.