Suitcase on Wheels Invented by Pilot Bob Plath

Trivia
June 19, 2005

Tired of schlepping his bags through airports, Northwest Airlines pilot Bob Plath fashioned a small upright suitcase on wheels in 1989 and transformed the luggage industry. His company, Travelpro, in Deerfield Beach (pop. 64,583) sells the Rollaboard.