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DELSEY Announces Three Cutting-Edge Features on the Latest Luggage Collections

DELSEY: Driven by Innovation

PARIS, FRANCE -- (Marketwired) -- 03/11/14 -- For over 65 years DELSEY, the iconic French brand known for blending timeless quality and audacious design, has been creating luggage to make connections seamless. From the 1972 launch of Airstyle, the first wheeled upright, to the 2013 award winning DELSEY Helium Aero, the first hard-side case with a hard-side exterior pocket, DELSEY is known for avant-garde travel inspired designs.

This year, DELSEY is once again changing the way people connect, with three new innovations that make travel easy:

DELSEY CHATELET
This new collection embodies everything DELSEY. The one-of-a-kind brake system is activated with a single nob located under the telescoping handle, and locks the two front wheels of the luggage, preventing the bag from drifting away while allowing travelers to roll the bag on the two back wheels. The unmistakably French style is classic and tasteful with rich leather finishing on the lightweight, resistant MAKROLON® polycarbonate case.

Third Generation Over Weight Indicator
This unique patent-pending DELSEY device allows travelers to make important packing decisions from wherever they may be, and not at the check-in counter at the airport. When luggage is packed, travelers simply lift the bag by the top carry handle and a red mark signals when bags exceeds the standard 50 pound weight restriction enforced by most airlines. Built into the carry handle of the case, the mechanically operated DELSEY Over Weight Indicator is impossible to forget!

DELSEY SOLUTION
The new DELSEY SOLUTION collection is created for urban travelers looking for lightweight, flexible luggage. These four wheel foldable trolley cases can collapse to reduce volume by 75% with a few easy snaps, and can fit underneath a bed or in other small spaces. Thanks to the unstructured front panel, volume can be optimized and more items can be packed. DELSEY SOLUTIONS offers an attractive bag for anyone with limited storage.

More key milestones in the DELSEY journey:
1911: Company founded by Mr. Delahaye manufacturing camera bags
1946: DELSEY brand creation in Paris, France
1972: Introduction of the 1st wheeled upright
1975: Launch of the 1st polypropylene injected molded luggage
1984: Launch of the Helium collection, featuring an innovative flexible frame
1993: Invention of the Dual Drive concept, using two or four wheels
1999: Launch of the Wheels Pack System backpack (patented)
2004: Launch of Helium Lite 100, using Fiberglass Technology
2009: DELSEY 1st generation Over Weight Indicator (patented)
2011: DELSEY Zip Securitech, the most secure zipper on the market (patented)
2012: DELSEY 2nd generation Over Weight Indicator, incorporating the device onto the top handle of the case (patented)
2013: Introduction of DELSEY 24H Linen, the 1st luggage in natural fiber composite (patented)
2013: Launch of DELSEY hard side exterior front pocket on 2 hard side collections
2014: Introduction of an innovative brake system on the iconic DELSEY Châtelet collection

About DELSEY: An iconic brand, DELSEY is a French company and a creator of baggage since 1946. For more than 65 years DELSEY has offered consumers cases which bring together quality and audacious design. DELSEY creates ingenious baggage designed to accompany travelers wherever they go and to adapt to all types of journey, both professional and personal. With a strong know-how, the brand is behind numerous innovations recognized by important prizes in the design world. DELSEY combines style and functionality to create products that reflect the personality of each consumer. Today DELSEY is present in all 5 continents and in more than 110 countries. A DELSEY bag is sold every 10 seconds.

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