History

  • 1960 Establishment of “Tianlun Chemical Industry LLC” (Prolloon’s original company),founded by Mr. LU Wutong.
  • 1963 Company reorganization, name changed to “Tailloon (Prolloon) Chemical Industry LLC,” with general manager Mr. YOU Rongchang.
  • 1965 Prolloon turns from loss to profit and becomes an industrial leader. Prolloon wins the Taiwanese award for outstanding overseas sales and maintains its leading position for several years.
  • 1970 With more than 150 employees, this is the most flourishing period for the business.
  • 1975 Published the first Taiwanese balloon catalog, with the world’s first 1:1 scale designs.
  • 1980 With the establishment of the Taichung Tanzi Export Processing Zone, Prolloon faced a predicament in recruiting workers and began planning automated production.
  • 1981 Began to participate in the Taipei International Toy Convention, Stationery and Gift Exhibition; actively expanded foreign trade.
  • 1983 Balloon factory achieved half-automated machine production.
  • 1991 Began to participate in foreign conventions (gift and toy conventions in Germany and Hong Kong).
  • 1993 Prolloon Balloons becomes Taiwan’s only balloon production factory.
  • 1997 Began to actively invest in research and development for fully-automated production. On July 7th, changed name to “Tailloon (Prolloon) Balloon Industry LLC.
  • 1999 First successful implementation of fully-automated machine research and development.
  • 2003 On Prolloon’s 43rd year celebration, dealers were allowed to observe the balloon manufacturing process for the first time.
  • 2004 Initial idea to open the balloon museum.
  • 2006 Prolloon bestowed Ministry of Economic Affairs, Industrial.
  • 2008 “Taiwan Balloon Museum” and “Balloon Factory Tour” opened to visitors at the end of the year.