The History of Alliance

Friday, January 13, 2017
Here at Alliance, it’s obvious we love rubber bands. Alliance has been producing quality rubber bands since 1923. It all started when William Spencer obtained a few Goodyear inner tubes and cut the bands by hand. He then persuaded Tulsa World to wrap their newspapers with a band and later went...
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Summer is here! You know what that means; cookouts, concerts (Riverfest, anybody?), lake days and outdoor fun. And the last thing you want to be worrying about is lugging around bulky purses or wallets. Alliance’s Silicone Phone Wallet is the perfect solution! Before any fun summer outing you...
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Contributor: Creative Outpour My son loves paper; junk mail, little instruction booklets, art, receipts. It can be any kind of paper and it’s everywhere. In an effort to get his important papers organized, I made him his very own Alliance rubber-band bulletin board. He can’t read...
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
One California artist turned rubber bands into art. Francis Baker uses different objects to make sculptures. We may be a little biased, but our favorites are her rubber band sculptures. Check out her heart sculptures below.        http://francisbaker.com
Tuesday, May 05, 2015
  Oklahoma Women Blogger Rachel Hough is a full-time elementary teacher, a full-time mom and a full-time wife. Like many women today, she wears many hats and tries to balance or juggle, depending on the day, each of them. To read more of her tales, visit http://rachellhough.com/ From...
Friday, May 01, 2015
  As a wife, homeschool mom, community builder, freelance writer and craftswoman, Stephanie Buckley is a real life Super-Mom! Stephanie, author of The Park Wife and owner of The Women Bloggers, guest blogs today telling how she and her son used Tie-Dye Bands to prepare for the release of...
Tuesday, March 31, 2015
We close the claws of some of the 280,000 tons of lobster caught each year. And now these bands are being used to adorn human hands. Jeweler Tegan Curry grew up in Bar Harbour, Maine and spent the summers beach walking and treasure hunting. Finding the various-colored lobster bands among bits...
Tuesday, March 03, 2015
Lunar Gala 2015 has come and gone for fashion students at Carnegie Mellon University. This year, a clothing line made from rubber bands was featured on the runway. Miriam Buchwald, a junior industrial design major at the university, designed the line. Last fall she reached out to us about providing...
Tuesday, December 30, 2014
Winter break is in its final days for college students across the country. While each scholar is certain to participate on various projects, some students at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pa. will be working on a unique endeavor this semester. Remember their student-run fashion show that...
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Dutch post-Impressionist painter Vincent Van Gogh once said, “Great things are done by a series of small things brought together.” We admire a great work of art that Preston Miller of Cleveland, N.C. made using rubber bands in 2013. Art is more than just wall paintings. The Oxford...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
From small bundling needs to large-scale organization projects (think your garage), we delight in offering creative solutions that make busy lives a little cleaner, simpler, happier… better. And we’re even more delighted when crafty individuals find a new use for one of our products....
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Last month ABC talk show host Jimmy Kimmel requested for kids and parents to send in clothing items created from rubber band loom kits, promising he would wear an item on the show. True to his word, last night Kimmel paraded around the set in his colorful suit.   Kimmel joked that...