Are the balloons still okay in the SW drawing after you create the pdf? I've heard of problems with saving as pdf, but not that particular issue. If the SW drawing is okay then you might try printing to pdf instead of saving as. (see #7 here: Frequently Asked Forum Questions )
Yes the Solidworks drawing is fine. We try a second time and the PDF looks great.
Unfortunately the automation is already built and it would take a bit of time to rebuild. I am trying to resolve the situation before going that route.
The other issue is the print function can shift the image slightly left or right which will cause our electronic signatures to be out of alignment.