Express Orders - black, white or blue only.
Small or Standard Orders - Black, White, Red, Yellow,
Royal Blue, Green, Brown, Orange, Pink, Purple, Burgundy, Teal, Gold,
Latex Balloon Colors
5" - 24": On Orders of 200 pick one color or one color assortment. On Orders of 500 pick two colors or one color assortment. On Orders of 1,000 or more pick 4 colors or one color assortment.
3': On orders less than 100 pick 2 colors. Orders of 100+ pick 4 colors.
On standard orders only 5" - 3', additional colors may be added for $5.00/color.
Microfoil Screen Ink Colors
Black, White, Silver, Gold,Yellow, Orange, Rubine Red, Rodamine Red, Fire Red, Purple, Green, Reflex Blue, Blue.
Microfoil Balloon Colors
For orders of 50-249 choose up to four balloon colors;
for orders of 250 or more choose up to eight balloon colors. Microfoil
Latex 5" - 18": $42.00
Latex Airship: $42.00
Latex 3': $75.00
Foil 18" - 20": $54.00
Foil 36": $75.00
We will check one piece of art to see if it is "camera ready" for free. Additional pieces will incur a $5.00 fee.
Second Side Imprint
Not avaiable on Expres or Small Orders.
Latex 5" - 17", 1,000-4.999: $50.00/thou
Latex 5" - 17", 5,000+: $25.00/thou
Latex 6" QL - $50.00/thou
Latex 3': If same art - 36¢ each. If different art - 60¢ each.
Foil 18" - 20": 33¢ each
Foil 30": $2.00 each
Change of Ink
Not available on Expres or Small Orders.
Not avaiable on Expres or Small Orders. Requires a 5" x
7" continuous-tone print with good contrast. Photos of people should
include head and shoulders with little or no background. Additional art
charge of $20.00 applies to all photo print balloons.
Production Time at Factory
After receipt of order and approved artwork. Does not include shipping - FOB Kansas. Express orders of straight line type
100 ct - 2 working days
250+ ct - 1 working day
All orders add 1 day for logos.
All other orders allow 5-7 working days for one color
imprints. Rush service is available, please contact customer service
All orders shipped FOB Pioneer Factory in Kasas via UPS
Ground. No orders are shipped COD. Orders can be shipped by air if
Latex orders are subject to 5% and microfoil orders are subject to 10% and will be invoiced accordingly.
All copy or other material submitted for use in
producing the items ordered will be accepted as being submitted in full
compliance with all applicable laws regarding trademark, service mark,
copyright, right of privacy, patent or similar protection.
Art Storing/Repeat Orders
Artwork is not returned. Artwork remains on file for remainder of the current year plus two more years.
PMS Color Match
Electronic Artwork - Camera-Ready Artwork
The files must be line art/vector images. Files must be Adobe
Illustrator 5.5 or higher or EPS files. Fonts must be converted to
curves or paths. A paper copy of the imprint must accompany the order
to avoid a $15.00 paper proof charge. Upload artwork easily at
ContinentalSales.net/upload.php. Artwork should be at least 7" x 7", at least 300 dpi and black art
only. Faxes are not acceptable. No grayscale, halftone, or screened art.
A maximum of four lines of copy and 15 letter per line are recommended.
Limit two typestyles per imprint. Sizes of characters must be the same.
Maximum Art Size
Balloons are inflated when printed. Height determines width and width
determines height of imprint size. Imprint size cannot exceed maximum
height or maximum width.
18" Foil 6 - 10" Diameter depending on art
36" Foil 10 - 15" Diameter depending on art
20" Starpoint - 5" Diameter
40" Starpoint - 8" Diameter
5" Latex 2½" H or 2½" W
9" Latex 4½" H or 4½" W
11" Latex 4¾" H or 5¼" W
16" Latex 6" H or 6" W
3' Latex 12" H or 15" W
260/350 1" H or 10" W
Imprint in middle third 260 or 350.
646 3" W or 28" W
Imprint starts 5" from neck. Message appears vertically when 646 is inflated with helium.