BOSTON—The original pink flamingo lawn ornament, the symbol of
kitsch whose obituary was almost written after its central
Massachusetts manufacturer went out of business, is rising
phoenix-like from the ashes and taking wing to upstate New York.
A manufacturer that bought the copyright and plastic molds for the
original version plans to resume production in Westmoreland, N.Y.
HMC International LLC will pick up where Union Products Inc. left
off last year when it shuttered its Leominster, Mass., plastics
factory after 50 years of making flamingos.
back from the dead (link via Bunny)
Back in October, I reported on the
demise of the plastic pink flamingo, but I'm happy to report that the plastic
pink flamingo has been taken off the extinction list.
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