SOURCE: The Warranty Group, Inc.

The Warranty Group, Inc.

October 31, 2016 10:55 ET

Furniture Solutions NZ Ltd/Pelle to Expand Its Business in Asia-Pacific

New collaboration with The Warranty Group brings leather and fabric care programme across the region

TIMARU, NEW ZEALAND--(Marketwired - Oct 31, 2016) -  Furniture Solutions NZ Ltd., a New Zealand furniture protection plan company, in conjunction with its product supplier Pelle Care Products, a New Zealand-based leather and fabric care company, is collaborating with The Warranty Group to bring its services and products to consumers in Asia. The regional expansion will introduce biodegradable and non-toxic protective and cleaning solutions to the market, as well as a five-year care programme for leather and fabric goods such as furniture coverings and automotive seating.

"New Zealand is known for producing all-natural products that are non-toxic and eco-friendly. Pelle is all of these," said Paul Davis, Managing Director of Furniture Solutions NZ Ltd/Pelle APAC "We are excited to be working with The Warranty Group to bring our protection plan offerings along with our leather and fabric protective and cleaning solutions to the regional market, and introduce consumers to a better and safer way of caring for their products."

Furniture Solutions NZ Ltd. (in conjunction with Pelle) and The Warranty Group have been working together for the past five years, offering furniture care programmes in New Zealand.

"We have a great relationship with the Furniture Solutions NZ Ltd./Pelle teams, and we are delighted to bring this new service product to the rest of Asia," added Ross Coutts, Head of New Zealand for The Warranty Group.

The Pelle service plan and products will first be introduced in China, through The Warranty Group. It will then roll out across Asia in the coming months.

"We want to be top of mind when it comes to consumer safety and convenience. This collaboration with Pelle APAC is part of our commitment to that goal," explained Hemaka Perera, Director for Southeast Asia, The Warranty Group.

About The Warranty Group
Celebrating more than 50 years of industry leadership, The Warranty Group is one of the world's premier global providers of warranty solutions and related benefits, with operations in more than 50 countries and nearly 1,600 employees. With Virginia Surety Company and London General Insurance as our wholly-owned insurance companies, The Warranty Group is a single-source solution that provides underwriting, claims administration, and marketing expertise to some of the world's leading manufacturers, distributors, and retailers of consumer goods including automobiles, homes, consumer appliances, electronics, and furniture, as well as specialty insurance products and services for financial institutions.

For more information, visit www.thewarrantygroup.com.

About Pelle
Pellé Care Products has been developing and manufacturing leather and fabric care products since 1985.

Its products have become the international benchmark for the care and protection of leather upholstery and in some cases have been used in the setting of official standards for this sector.

All Pellé products are formulated at its Timaru facility and independently batch tested against international standards by LASRA (New Zealand Leather and Shoe Research Association) ensuring ongoing quality.

For more information, visit http://www.pellecare.co.nz/.