Alliance Rubber Company Recognized For its Support to the Visually Impaired

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Friday, June 24, 2011

Alliance Rubber Company Recognized For its Support to the Visually Impaired

HOT SPRINGS, AR., June 24, 2011 –Alliance Rubber Company was invited by the Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired to attend a ceremony held by the National Association for the Employment of People who are Blind (NAEPB).  Alliance was recognized with the 2011 Supplier Appreciation Award.

The award highlights Alliance for their support in providing 100% American-made high quality rubber bands that allow Central Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired and its employees to fulfill the organization’s mission of helping the blind and visually impaired achieve economic independence.

Working through a network of almost 90 partner agencies across the US, the NAEPB provide employment to more than 5,600 people and rehabilitative services to more than 130,000. Their partnership with Alliance has allowed them to create meaningful employment opportunities for people who are blind, who package and distribute the products to Federal Government customers under the SKILCRAFT® brand.

About Alliance Rubber Company

Since 1923, Alliance Rubber Company has been dedicated to Holding Your World Together.  The company has grown into a global leader with over 2,100 skus of mailing, shipping, office and packaging products.  Under the current leadership of Bonnie Swayze, president, Alliance continues its long history of innovation.  Pioneering the women’s entrance into the boardroom, Bonnie was the first female board member of the Wholesale Stationers Association, and has served on the WBENC board and other HUB organizations.

Learn more about the NIB at http://www.nib.org and the NAEPB at http://www.naepb.org

SOURCE: Alliance Rubber Company

Contact:
Jason Risner
Marketing Manager
Alliance Rubber
501 262 8162
jrisner@alliance-rubber.com