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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...
Thursday, March 26, 2015
As the weather gets warmer, we know fishermen will be back on the water soon. We recently shared how rubber bands can be utilized to enhance your bait.  For amateur and professional anglers alike, we produce Offshore Angler Bands. These heavy-duty bands are ideal for rigging baits and...
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Most people would choose a Butterfinger over “butter fingers”. Image via Play Buzz Have you ever had a butter-finger moment in the shower? It’s happened to all of us – we lose our grip on the shampoo bottle. To prevent this from happening to you, try wrapping your...
Friday, March 20, 2015
The Beatles famously admitted they “get by with a little help from their friends.” Similar to this, potters get by with a little help from rubber bands! Picture a pottery class. You may envision a group of people spinning a wheel and shaping clay.  Image via Potters Depot Many...
Thursday, March 12, 2015
Many millennials and their parents may remember Balu the Bear singing about “The Bare Necessities” in the movie The Jungle Book.  Today, many folks may consider a cell phone one of those “bare necessities” of life. One of the many ways people use their cell...
Thursday, March 05, 2015
Think of the greatest museums in the world. Which ones came to your mind? The Louvre? The British Museum? Perhaps New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art. All of these museums are fascinating galleries filled with some of the most beautiful art ever created. We wanted to provide a...
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...
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Cooks around the world know the kitchen can pose its share of challenges, even if you don’t have Gordon Ramsay yelling at you.  Image via imgarcade.com Many dishes involve the use of a strainer. Transferring items from a bowl to a strainer back to a bowl can be a hassle.  Image...
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
  Potlucks are fun occasions for many reasons. Enjoying a meal at the table is a great way to form and build relationships with family, friends, co-workers, etc. A possible downside to a potluck is transporting your dish from your kitchen to your destination, especially if your dish is...