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Pioneer Balloon Company and Northstar Balloons Announce Pioneer’s Acquisition of Northstar’s Balloon Business

(Wichita, KS)  Pioneer Balloon Company and Northstar Balloons LLC today announced they have reached an agreement under which Pioneer has taken over Northstar’s balloon business.  The companies will be working with customers to achieve a smooth transfer of business and timelines for the transition will soon be announced.  For now, Northstar customers will continue to place orders as they have in the past.

“We’re excited to be adding Northstar’s products and capabilities to the Pioneer family,” said Ted A. Vlamis, president of Pioneer.  “They have developed a unique product personality and sharp sense for trends, and their line further strengthens our complete product offering.  We’re looking forward to partnering with Northstar’s customers to mutually grow the balloon business.”

Nico Wyrobek, CEO of Northstar said:  “It has been my greatest privilege and honor to spend the last ten years with our team building the Northstar brand.  Pioneer brings well-established manufacturing, logistics, warehousing, and sales support and sophistication to support its continued development.  I am extremely confident that the Pioneer team will be good shepherds of the Northstar brand, and I look forward to watching its growth in the years to come.”

The companies will be releasing more information and specifics to customers as soon as it is available.