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Alliance Rubber Company Featured In AMS Growth Services Video

Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions (AMS) Highlights Alliance Rubber Company for Their Improvement in Manufacturing Performance, Productivity, and Profitability.

HOT SPRINGS, AR., December 17, 2012, Alliance Rubber Company, a leading global supplier of rubber bands, office and packaging supplies, announced today that they will be featured for their improvements through training and implementation projects provided by Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions (AMS).

The video is part of a 4 part series by AMS and is being used to promote the service they offer the state’s manufacturers. There will be 4 videos covering: Growth Services, Operational Excellence Services, Quality Management Services, and Energy/Sustainability Services. Alliance is one of two companies (Omega Solutions of Russellville is the other) that AMS has used in the Growth Services Video. The profile features Alliance’s 90-year history as an American Manufacturer of rubber bands and supplier of other office and packaging supplies. It also highlights their commitment to innovation.

Alliance Rubber Company was recently awarded the 2012 “Excellence in Innovation Award” that pays tribute to manufacturing innovation development and implementation. This award was coordinated through the National Institute of Standards and Technology and was due in large part to the eight new products launched after attending the Innovation Jump Start program provided by AMS. One such product was an innovation they call FotoFlex, which is a new capability to add four color digital imprints to rubber wristbands for promotions.

“Alliance is a clear example to us of what it takes for a company to succeed in a globally competitive market”, says Dan Curtis, director of Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions (AMS). “There will always be someone willing to produce a product for a penny less. Alliance instead builds their business on being constantly innovative. They set an example for how manufacturing can succeed in America.”

About Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions

Arkansas Manufacturing Solutions (AMS), a program of the Arkansas Science & Technology Authority, is affiliated with the National Institute of Standards and Technology, Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST/MEP).  In Arkansas, AMS is housed as a part of the Arkansas Science and Technology Authority, with staff located statewide. The mission at AMS is to serve manufacturing within the state by helping clients achieve profitable growth through services in key areas, including innovation, operational excellence, sustainability, and executive development.

About Alliance Rubber Company

Alliance Rubber Company is dedicated to “Holding Your World Together.” Since it opened in 1923, the company has grown into a global leader with over 2,100 skus of mailing, shipping, office, and packaging products sold through dealers in 28 countries. Alliance Rubber Company is a proud supporter of the “Made in the USA” initiative. Take our “We Can Make It in America” pledge and help create a million new American jobs by pledging to spend just a $1 a day on American made items.

SOURCE: Alliance Rubber Company

Jason Risner
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Alliance Rubber
501 262 8162

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