Truth Behind Why A Balloon Stretch

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Wow, did the balloon get bigger or stretch out? Do you remember as a child inflating a balloon, and when you let the air out, the balloon stretched in width? This childhood memory is one reason why I think people assume stretching a balloon makes it easier to inflate.  I’ve seen this time-after-time at birthday … Read more

Which balloons are better Betallatex and Qualatex?

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Top 3 Questions Asked by Beginner Balloon Entertainers Part two of three. Here is the second most popular question asked by new balloon entertainers. Editors Notes: This article was originally posted on Nov 13, 2013, revamped and updated for accuracy. Question: Which balloons are better, Betallatex or Qualatex? Answer: There are two major balloon manufacturers, … Read more

Colors are being Eliminated?

The present economy has not made it easy for any company while layoffs and cutbacks are happening across the board. It started me thinking about the balloon manufacturers and how they must be coping with decreasing sales. Reports worldwide state that balloon entertainment is slow, and entertainers are not purchasing as many balloons as years … Read more

Increased Gas Prices Take the Air Out of Balloon Business

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As fuel prices skyrocket so do the day-to-day operations in every business.  The balloon business has been one industry that is weathering the storm and is starting to feel the increasing pressure to raise prices. Pioneer Balloon Company, the leading balloon manufacture, announced to distributors that a 7% increase will be starting in July 2008. … Read more