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Thursday, October 11, 2012
Erasers. Swim Caps. Balloons. Rubber Bands. They all have something in common. It’s called Latex and in some cases it can cause allergic reactions. Latex Allergy Awareness Week is observed nationally each October.  Believe it or not, 8-17% of healthcare workers, up to 68% of children...
Monday, October 08, 2012
Believe it or not, the French manicure has been around a good long while. According to online sources, it originated in 18th-century Paris and has been a favorite since the 1920s. For those who are not familiar with the term, French manicures are designed to resemble natural looking...
Wednesday, October 03, 2012
This Friday, in honor of Manufacturing Day, Alliance Rubber Company is sponsoring a movie premiere. The film we are bringing to the big screen is based on a book written by Peter Navarro. His award-winning documentary is all about manufacturing. As part of our upcoming festivities, the film’s...
Friday, September 28, 2012
We just love doing fun things with style!! And when it comes to fashion, the rubber band offers unique ways to dress up your shirts. We dedicate this blog post to Amber Warfield, who wrote in that, “Rubber bands are my go to item for organizing all of my craft supplies like pens/pencils and...
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Florists know the feeling. While working with all the beautiful flowers, your hands get wet. Someone calls. You grab a pen to take a message. It goes flying and lands in your coffee. You reach for your cup. Suddenly, it spills. Yikes!! You look around and think…all of this because you couldn’t...
Monday, September 24, 2012
Wearing eyeglasses and playing sports can be tough. That’s where rubber bands come to the rescue. As illustrated in the picture, with a rubber band providing light support from the back of your head, you can play as mean and hard as you want without fear of losing your glasses. Simply...
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Home improvement and craft projects go hand and hand with rubber bands. Not only are they durable, uses are unlimited. From school projects to fixing up the house, they help build "big projects" with ease. Here's a great example. Mendy of Arkansas, who sent us this week’s...
Friday, September 14, 2012
“Got that Rubberband/Up on his toes/And then he wriggled it up/All around his nose,” ~Lyrics from The Rubber Band Man I was just listening to a couple of songs that feature the word “rubber band.”  There are several with interesting behind the music tales. Consider...
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Rubber Bands are famous, especially Alliance Rubber Bands. You may not know it, but they have a long history of work with the big screen. Some of the credits for these sturdy rubber inventions that can stretch up to six times their length include “Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps,”...