The History of Alliance

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Monday, April 15, 2019
Alliance Rubber Company is a family owned company founded 96 years ago by William H. Spencer in 1923. The first endeavor of our company was to solve a problem and this has remained the driving force behind the growth and development of our rubber band product lines and our manufacturing processes....
Monday, April 01, 2019
You may be wondering how Reusable Silicone Straws have made their way into Alliance Rubber Company's line of products. Well, as you’ve probably seen on the news lately, straws (among other disposable plastic items) are being banned across the U.S.   This all started after...
Friday, March 15, 2019
Even if you weren’t around for its peak popularity in the 1960s, it’s never too late to add a little tie-dye into your own unique style. If you’re interested in bringing this timeless design of vibrant colors back to life, grab some of our Tie-Dye Rubber Bands and try out these projects....
Thursday, March 07, 2019
It may have been hard to realize given the lack of sunshine over the last few weeks, but baseball season is officially underway once again. Whether you’re gearing up for little league, high school baseball or just a game of catch in the yard, it’s essential that your glove is broken...
Friday, February 15, 2019
Roses, lilies, tulips and other popular flowers have long been a go-to gift for Valentine’s Day celebrations. If you were one of the many to receive a bouquet this Valentine’s Day, follow these steps to keep your arrangement alive and on display for as long as possible. Secure with...
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
From office uses, exercise bands and slip-on grip to military applications, produce bands and newspaper wraps, we’re always searching for new ways to use rubber bands. Howdini Hacks recently released a video highlighting 10 unique ways to use rubber bands in your own life. Some of these include...
Wednesday, January 09, 2019
The start of a new year means a commitment to a more active lifestyle for many people. While gym memberships certainly have their advantages, wouldn’t it be easier to just work out at home? With Alliance Rubber Exercise Bands you can accomplish all of your fitness goals in the comfort of...
Friday, October 05, 2018
John A. Muehe shared some wonderful history about the wagon shown in the attached image when he contacted Alliance to thank us for the rubber bands used on the wheels of this recently reconstructed family heirloom. He told us the original wagon was built by his grandfather, Leo V. Bott, around 1944....
Thursday, August 09, 2018
Not too long ago, fidget spinners were the hottest gadget around, and every fidgety kid (and some adults) wanted them. The device, consisting of a ball bearing in the center of a multi-lobed flat assembly made from metal or plastic, is designed to spin along its axis with little effort. Fidget...