Attaching balloons to the sticks often involves 3 hands or 2 hands and knees. Either Technique consumes additional time or personnel. While seemingly small, the extra time consumed for each balloon adds up to be several hours labor in a medium sized event. In the High Volume production business environment, holding fixtures are utilized to achieve efficiencies of 10% or greater. A potential of 50% efficiency is Golden! Also, the over-stretching technique employed by some, (Hold the balloon with thumb on one side and stretch the balloon over the head-ring or cap), results in balloon failure, sometimes after the balloon is in the arena. Another disruption to the flow efficiency.