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About burton + Burton

About burton + BURTON

In the small back room of a wholesale florist, Maxine Burton was starting a revolution...

It was 1982 and she was working at Flowers, Inc. Wholesale, a floral distributor co-owned by her husband, Bob. Silver foil balloons had just been invented, and floral customers were starting to request them. She soon realized that the balloon imprinting process could be used to print a message or design on a balloon, creating a floating greeting card-a concept that would soon transform the floral industry and lead her to found Flowers, Inc. Balloons®. Her ingenuity has taken the company from a back room start-up to The World's Largest Balloon and Coordinating Gift Supplier®. 

in 2006, Flowers, Inc. Balloons® changed its name to burton + BURTON® to represent the extensive inventory of balloons, floral supplies, coordinating gifts, and home décor the company offers.

Maxine And Bob

maxine
   + BOB BURTON

Some things are more important...

burton + BURTON® strives to be envrionmentally friendly in every way we can. Here are just a few of the ways we are working to help our world.

Kids Backpacks

  Earth-Friendly
Earth-Friendly Products

At burton + BURTON®, we just launched a new line of environmentally friendly pot covers. Made from natural materials, these containers are biodegradable to minimize their impact on the environment at the end of their useful life.

  Recycling Resources
Recycling resource materials

We have been recognized by the government for our outstanding recycling program. We operate three balers in our facilities that recycle an average of 10,000 pounds of cardboard, paper, and plastic every day.

  Recharging our Environment
Sarah

To help lessen our operation's impact, we invested in new headsets for our call center that pull their power directly from the phone. So, they don't require batteries, which can be difficult to dispose of or recycle. The new phones use 33% less energy than the previous system.

  Putting Down Roots
Hands holding tree

At burton + BURTON®, we have been recognized for our efforts to plant trees in and around our facilities' parking lots. This has reduced erosion and helped to limit storm water run-off.

Showrooms

burton + BURTON® maintains four permanent showrooms across the country, including one on-site at the corporate headquarters in Bogart, Georgia. The four showrooms total over 25,000 square feet of space. Collections and seasonal displays are arranged by the company's own visual merchandising team for customers and markets throughout the year.

burton + BURTON's® headquarters consists of 171,000 feet of warehouse, showroom, and office space. In addition to the main building and warehouse, the company has four additional warehouses to house its off-site operations, for a total of approximately 300,000 square feet of space.

Learn More about our Showrooms

Bogart

Flagship Showroom
325 Cleveland Road
Bogart, Georgia 30622

Atlanta

AmericasMart® Atlanta
Building 2
40 John Portman Blvd NW
Suite 728
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Dallas

Dallas Market Center®
Trade Mart
2100 Stemmons Freeway
Suite 1121
Dallas, Texas 75207

Las Vegas

World Market Center™
495 S. Grand Central Pkwy
Showroom #C852
Las Vegas, Nevada 89106


Our Mission

burton + BURTON® will continue to set the standard of excellence in the balloon and gift industry for customer service, product selection, and quality merchandise.

We will continue to be successful in this mission by applying these guiding principles.

  • Hiring and developing employees of the highest caliber who will be loyal and dedicated.
  • Using our organization's combined talents to provide excellent service and satisfaction to our valued customers.
  • Maintaining business relationships with suppliers of the highest integrity and moral operating principles who dependably deliver high quality merchandise.
  • Continually offering our own new and exclusive product designs as well as products sourced from across the globe.
Our Mission

Our Employees

With over 250 dedicated employees on staff to serve our valued customers, this enthusiastic team goes the extra mile to ensure that customers' orders bring complete satisfaction.

The burton + BURTON family extends beyond the Burtons and their employees. It is with much affection that Maxine and Bob embrace the families of their employees. The sacrifice and support that the families give, especially during peak seasons, is vital to their success. The Burtons enjoy time with these families throughout the year with picnics, parties, and other company-sponsored events.

Maxine and Bob frequently say that one of the things they take the most pride in is watching their employees grow and thrive. Celebrating weddings and birth side-by-side and enduring sorrows hand-in-hand, there is a bond that goes far beyond employer and employee. The only fitting word is family.

Meet our Family/Staff

Our Employees
Employees
Group Photo For Heartwalk
"I enjoy doing business with your company. Quality merchandise, pleasant customer service, web friendly, and super fast shipping. What more can we ask for?!"
-Arlene
Thoughts of You Gift Shop

Coordinating Gifts

Coordinating Gifts The Art Department at burton + BURTON® creates a full line of exclusive products. Company artists design collections featuring balloons and coordinating gift products ranging from ribbon and enclosure cards to teapots and mugs. The various talents of this in-house creative team help ensure the continued edge burton + BURTON® enjoys within the industry.

VIEW OUR COLLECTIONS

Coordinating GiftsCoordinating Gifts