Hot Springs' Alliance Rubber Expands Size Selection

Alliance Rubber Co. in Hot Springs has been making rubber bands since 1923, but only recently decided to go big. Alliance’s Supersize Bands, available in 12-inch, 14-inch and 17-and-one-quarter-inch sizes, are designed to help customers keep large organizational projects neat.

“Ballparks, racetracks and manufacturers, along with everyday users, rely on this product for a variety of uses,” said Bonnie Swayze, the president of Alliance Rubber. The bands can hold down lids on boxes and bins and even secure large trashcan liners on 44- and 55-gallon cans.

They can be purchased at Office Depot or at