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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plastic_flamingo

Pink plastic flamingos are one of the most famous lawn ornaments in the United States, along ... Union Products, of Leominster, Massachusetts, stopped production of pink flamingos on November 1, 2006. ... HMC sub-contracted production of the flamingos to Cado Manufacturing, Inc., a blow-molder located in Fitchburg, ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Don_Featherstone_(artist)

Donald "Don" Featherstone (January 25, 1936 – June 22, 2015) was an American artist most widely known for his 1957 creation of the plastic pink flamingo while working for Union Products. Featherstone resided in Fitchburg, Massachusetts, where he kept 57 plastic flamingos on his front lawn. ... "Don Featherstone, Inventor of the Pink Flamingo (in Plastic), Dies at 79".

www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2015/06/23/416819751/man-who-created-the-pink-plastic-lawn-flamingo-dies

Jun 23, 2015 ... The flamingo ornament was one of hundreds of items that Donald Featherstone made for the Union Products plastics company.

www.nytimes.com/2015/06/24/business/don-featherstone-inventor-of-the-pink-flamingo-in-plastic-dies-at-79.html

Jun 23, 2015 ... Mr. Featherstone's first pink plastic flamingo came off the assembly line in 1957. ... he took a job with Union Products, a maker of plastic lawn ornaments in ... But a few years later the Cado Company, of Fitchburg, Mass., ...

nationalpost.com/news/world/don-featherstone-creator-of-pink-flamingo-lawn-ornaments-in-1957-dies-at-79/wcm/077bc45b-0ab2-46e6-80ff-94e7b48a3510

Jun 23, 2015 ... Don Featherstone, creator of pink flamingo lawn ornaments in 1957, dies at 79 ... artist who became famous for creating the pink plastic lawn flamingo — the ... Featherstone, who died Monday at 79, embraced the fame the invention brought him. ... flamingo in 1957 for plastics company Union Products Inc., ...

www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-0624-donald-featherstone-20150624-story.html

Jun 24, 2015 ... Donald Featherstone designed 600 plastic ornaments in his career, but ... symbols, the pink plastic lawn flamingo actually had an inventor. ... He designed the flamingo for Union Products, a Massachusetts plastics company ...

hyperallergic.com/217670/other-plastic-marvels-by-the-creator-of-the-pink-flamingo

Jun 29, 2015 ... Other Plastic Marvels by the Creator of the Pink Flamingo ... A lamb planter ( courtesy Union Products division of Cado Company, Fitchburg, Massachusetts) ... pilgrims, and witches into the canon of lawn decor; and got into the ...

mentalfloss.com/article/28099/brief-history-plastic-pink-flamingo

Jun 23, 2015 ... based Union Products to make three-dimensional lawn ornaments. He created the first pink flamingo lawn ornament, his second assignment, in 1957. .... of a team of civilian researchers, led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen.

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/11695090/Man-who-created-the-pink-flamingo-lawn-ornament-dies.html

Jun 23, 2015 ... Donald Featherstone, creator of the original plastic pink flamingo, sits ... of Cado Co, which in the early 2000s acquired Union Products, the ...