The History of the Rubber Band

Have you ever wondered about the origins of the rubber band and how it worked its way into society today? Wonder no more!

Today Gizmodo published “A Brief History of the Rubber Band” on its website. Check it out here, and don’t miss the important role our founder William Spencer played.

Gizmodo is a design and technology blog that is part of the Gawker Media network.


Alliance Rubber Company is a family-owned business with humble beginnings that has grown into a thriving American success story. Since 1923, Alliance Rubber has proudly produced rubber bands for use in the home and workplace. Continuing to manufacture its products in the USA, enables Alliance to provide high-quality products, fast service, and fresh stock that is built to last. Alliance Rubber, a women-owned company, manufactures bands that ‘Hold Your World Together.’

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