Yoshida & Co. has been manufacturing bags with a commitment to "Japan Made" ever since its establishment in 1951. Porter, branded in 1962, is the main brand of Yoshida & Co., Ltd. The name of the brand is taken from a "porter" who carries bags in a hotel.
The founder Kichizo Yoshida's philosophy "One stitch all soul" has become their corporate motto. It describes the dedication to excellence in every stage of the manufacturing process, from design and material selection, to sewing.