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£1m investment for sports wear company

Published 15/09/2009

One 1918 will supply Ulster hockey
One 1918 will supply Ulster hockey

NEW sports wear company One 1918 has invested £1m at its Strabane site.

The company, has invested heavily in state-of-the-art design and manufacturing facilities, which will assist the company in delivering quality sports wear to all sporting clubs and organisations locally.

One1918 has also secured its first contract to supply kit to |Ulster Hockey.

It is hoped that within the next year the company will extend its services to Europe and the USA, where they have already |established a notable business presence.

One1918 sales manager, |Kristine Topping said: “I am delighted that in our first year of business One1918 has been able to successfully acquire a high profile contract with such a well respected and professional sporting organisation.

“Our decision to invest in top of the range resources ensures we have full ownership of product design and control over its production.

“Our commitment to the manufacturing of quality team wear will guarantee that our |customer base receive the most |efficient service possible, no |matter what their demand or |time constraints”.

Chairman of the Ulster Hockey Board, Michael Graham, said: “Ulster Hockey is entering this season with a new vision for the future, aiming to ensure that as many Ulster players as possible are competing on a European, World and Olympic stage.

“With a strong dedication to achieving success outside of their local catchment area, many parallels can be drawn between One1918’s company objectives and vision and our own aspirations for this season.”

Belfast Telegraph

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