This email came through today.
We have the pleasure to introduce ourselves as Manufacturer-cum-Exporter of superb quality Hurling/Shinty Balls, Base balls, Traning Balls Hurling Sticks, Goalkeeper Gloves and other related items. We are in this trade for the last 30 years having a vast list of regular buyers.
We assure you that if a chance of service provided to us, everlasting business connections will be established between our two organizations. For sample enquiry, please visit our web www.anoorintl.com and let us know for further go ahead at our end.
Please be sure that you will appreciate the quality/lowest prices, prompt deliveriesn etc and we are in positive hope to contact us for samples.
We look forward your early kind reply by return mail, best regards,
What’s going on here? I clicked on the link, to discover that Ali has a factory in Pakistan, where people are making, of all things, sliotars. The mystery is why Ali thinks I’d want to buy them. Here’s a picture of his factory. Impressive? You better believe it.
And here are some of the workers making the hurling balls.
Naturally, I had to write back.
Thank you for your email offering hurling balls and hurling sticks. We would be very interested to see further information on your factory and also some photos of your balls.
We would also be interested to know what timber is used in the manufacture of your hurling sticks. Please provide photos of the manufacturing process and the finished product. What size bos do you use for the goalkeepers’ hurleys?
We are always looking for new suppliers as there is a huge demand for such products. If the information you provide is satisfactory, we could certainly handle your balls and also your sticks. Provided your products meet our standards, our organisation would possibly be prepared to place an initial trial order for 5,000 balls and 2,000 sticks. After evaluation, we may be in a position to place an order for a significant number of balls and perhaps sticks too, for sale into the North American market.
Demand for hurling balls in Germany currently outstrips supply and we may ask you to produce a custom-designed Central European version as a premium product for use in the Bundesiománaiocht League.Bock
This could be the start of a major east-west alliance between the mighty Bock empire and the Noor Sliotar Factory of Pakistan.
What do you reckon?
I noted the contents of your mail carefully and submit my reply as given below:-
1. Please visit my Company’s web www.anoorintl.com to see my productions of Hurling Balls and my factory site.
2. Hurling Sticks made of imported Ash Wood available of your desired size.
3. We mqanufacture Hurling Match Balls made of Real leather with PU core, GAA specifications available
in size 3,4 & 5.
4. Hurling Training Balls made of real leather/PU Leather with cork core wounded, GAA specifications available
in size 3,4 & 5.
5. Hurling Training Cheap balls made of Rexion G-14 with cork core wounded, GAA specifications available
in size 3,4 & 5.
6. Goalkeeper’s Hurley available following sizes.
Goalkeepers Hurley (Hurl)suitable for Adults 36 inch/35 inch
Goalkeepers Hurley (Hurl)suitable for Youths 35 inch/34 inch
Goalkeepers Hurley(Hurl)suitable for 12 to 14 years 33 inch
Goalkeepers Hurley(Hurl)suitable for 10 to 12 years 32 inch
Goalkeepers Hurley(Hurl)suitable for 8 to 10 years 28 inch
After evaluating the above, please let me know your further kind reply by return mail.
Thanks and regards,
We expect to hold the Gay Hurling World Cup in Dublin this year, and this will require many balls.
Are you able to print suitable pictures on your balls?