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Monday, November 18, 2019
Facilities maintenance supplies may not be at the top of the list for facilities managers, but they are a vital element to keeping things running smoothly. Facilities Managers have to focus on the efficient maintenance of an organization’s building and equipment as well as the safety, functionality...
Friday, November 08, 2019
Think for a moment about the importance of a garment management system in a Dry Cleaning or Commercial Laundry business. Most Dry Cleaning and Laundering Service Companies take in hundreds (or even thousands) of pieces each day, and in some cases, for same-day service. To keep up with the demands,...
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
In an age when so many of our machines are wireless, it seems that we are still drowning in wires and cables! To top that, each machine and gadget requires a different type of cord than the next so we stash and store away every odd cable we find in our junk drawer just in case we need it later. This...
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
In grocery stores, produce shrinkage is nearly double the amount of shrinkage of other retail outlets. The biggest culprit: issues at checkout. This is directly related to PLU entry errors. That can happen when the wrong PLU codes are entered, produce is weighed incorrectly, produce is weighed...
Monday, September 16, 2019
The United States Postal Service uses over one million pounds of rubber bands in the field to bundle letters for bulk mail.  The USPS requires a bundle of letters to be less than 6 inches thick so that it can be held in one hand.  The quintessential postal band is...
Thursday, August 15, 2019
When most people hear the words “Carpal tunnel syndrome” their mind probably conjures up images of assembly line workers, but the sad fact is that carpal tunnel syndrome effects more than 3 million Americans each year from a wide variety of industries.  In fact, it was one of Alliance...
Thursday, August 01, 2019
Cauliflower has been the “it” vegetable these days. From cauliflower “rice” to cauliflower pizza crust, consumers are devouring this cabbage flower like never before. In fact, according to Time magazine (https://time.com/4845148/cauliflower-rice-menu/), Trader Joe’s had...
Monday, July 15, 2019
One of the most obvious seafood uses for Alliance Rubber Company's products belongs to lobster banding. This is where rubber bands are used to band lobster claws at catch point to protect them from each other in the holding tanks as well as protecting those who handle them from painful nips. Our...
Monday, July 01, 2019
"We have been using a box of your rubber bands that we recently found in a shed in a remote location in Alaska from 1993, and we want to order more." Rubber bands have been around for a very long time. In fact, Alliance Rubber Company was founded in 1923 when Mr. William H. Spencer repurposed...