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Tuesday, June 23, 2015
What’s summer without playing a little catch in the yard? Definitely not as fun with a stiff glove. We know a way to help break it in quickly! All you’ll need is vaseline, a washcloth, a rubber mallet, a baseball and, of course, a rubber band! First, bend the leather to get it ready, then...
Sunday, June 21, 2015
It’s summertime! And with summer comes yummy watermelon! We found this hilarious video of “The Slo Mo Guys” using rubber bands to cut a watermelon in half. It may not be the most functional, but it definitely is fun! I’m sure Alliance Bands could get the job done! Be sure to...
Saturday, June 20, 2015
A lot of ladies out there can relate to the struggles of perfecting the french manicure at home. Believe it or not, a simple rubber band may be the solution you’ve been looking for! Wrap a band around your fingernail and use it as a guide while painting. It’s such an easy way to get the...
Thursday, June 04, 2015
  Many things wane over time – but not our rubber bands. We recently learned the story of how rubber bands no younger than 52 years old assisted with a recent move: A friend of mine was closing his promotional items (2nd generation) business. He brought over a very old box of...
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Last week we shared how magic has contributed to our success and mentioned we would share another trick from magician Howard Posener.  As promised, feast your eyes on this next trick. It’s amazing how Posener makes that look like a “snap!”  
Friday, May 29, 2015
Last summer, we offered the chance to win a paid vacation to anywhere in the United States to those who took a pledge to spend $1 a day on American-made products.  Our winner, Anthony Pastor, enjoyed his vacation trip this spring. Anthony took his family to Fort Moultrie, a major historic...
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
  Many have asked how we became America’s largest manufacturer of rubber bands, and we thought it was time to share. The reason: magic. Meet magician Howard Posener. Take a gander at how he gradually multiplies rubber bands.  Over the next few weeks we’ll...
Thursday, May 21, 2015
We recently came across an adorable mother-son picture featuring a big moment in rubber band history. Below is Bonnie Swayze, our president, holding her son, Beau. Notice what’s on his wrist.  Beau is sporting the first rubber wristband in 1987. While countless people...
Tuesday, May 19, 2015
Being headquartered in Arkansas, The Natural State, we understand how a tick can “tick” you off. We came across a trick to combat ticks with – you guessed it – rubber bands.  Here’s how to “tick-proof” your attire: To begin, you want to...