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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".


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, ...


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


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., ...

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Jun 24, 2015 ... Designed in 1957, the pink plastic lawn flamingo was one of Featherstone's earliest projects at Union Products in Leominster, Massachusetts. ... Ig Nobel Prize for art, in recognition of his "ornamentally evolutionary invention. ... The birds were resurrected in 2007 when a company called HMC International ...


Jun 1, 2007 ... The original pink flamingo lawn ornament the Americans' answer to ... Don Featherstone, creator of the original pink flamingo, sits surrounded by many of the plastic ... HMC International LLC will pick up where Union Products Inc. left off ... Featherstone created a great-looking flamingo," said Waszkiewicz, ...


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 ...


Jun 23, 2015 ... Don Featherstone surrounded by plastic pink flamingos in 1998. ... Featherstone, who died Monday at 79, embraced the fame the invention brought him. He died at ... flamingo in 1957 for plastics company Union Products Inc., ...


Jun 24, 2015 ... Don Featherstone, creator of the original plastic pink flamingo, sits surrounded by many of the plastic creatures at Union Products, Inc. in Leominster, Mass on ... Union Products, which made a variety of plastic lawn ornaments.