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Waterproof Bedding Solutions Emerge As Winner

Waterproof Bedding Solutions Emerge As Winner

An innovative waterproof bed sheet has emerged as a winner at the 2010 Westpac Enterprise North Shore Business Excellence Awards.

Devonport-based Brolly Sheets Ltd won the Davenports Harbour Lawyers Best Emerging Business Award impressing judges with their high energy, attention to detail, and understanding of their market.

The Brolly Sheets concept started from a simple problem – how to quickly change a child’s soiled bedding in the middle of the night. The original design for the waterproof bed protector, which was initially sold at markets and online, has since grown to a range of products sold throughout New Zealand and exported to Australia, the UK and is soon to hit the US market.

Brolly Sheets aims to become the world’s leading provider of waterproof bedding solutions for use in the “home care” market and founder Diane says, “We are achieving this vision by providing value for money, quality solutions which are both easy to use and provide a superior night’s sleep.

“The Brolly Sheets story won’t be stopping here though,” she adds, “as we are continually working on new ideas. We have just added a new solution to our waterproof sheet range with our ‘world first’ flat sheet which is cotton, soft and yet waterproof. It is designed to be used as a top sheet and protects duvets and blankets from getting wet.”

The judging panel commented that by achieving strong revenue growth in a short space of time, Brolly Sheets is destined to be a strong global business.

“It is wonderful to see businesses emerge as strongly as Brolly Sheets,” says Enterprise North Shore chief executive Terry Hoskins. “They turned an original idea into a profitable business, and then added to their product line and explored new markets to grow the business further.”

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