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Kevin Hogan elected to North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors

Kevin Hogan, CEO of Diversified Plastics, has been elected to serve on the North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors. The North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce is the leading resource for its members, providing programs and services to maximize their potential, while utilizing our local relevance as a driving force to build stronger communities. Read more…

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. expands its sales engineer and technical support team

Committed to exceeding customer needs with responsive support, Diversified Plastics, Inc. has hired three experienced sales engineer and technical support team members. Raymond Schenk has been appointed senior sales engineer, Aliza Alverson is a sales engineer and Darrick Van Horne is technical support and sales engineer. Schenk has over 24 years of experience in the Read more…

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Rock Your Socks for Down Syndrome, #LotsOfSocks

Today is World Down Syndrome Day. To build awareness for down syndrome, the team at DPI is rocking their socks. Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota accepts donations online.  #LotsOfSocks

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CEO Jim Dow, 81 signs off after selling his Diversified Plastics to his beloved employees

StarTribune article, by Neal St. Anthony https://goo.gl/LVhtCd The Brooklyn Park firm has grown to 80 employees. It became a profitable company with revenue that should top $15 million this year. Jim Dow, who just retired as a CEO at 81, probably deserves the Florida vacation this month as much as any boss I know. Dow, Read more…

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. founder, James R. Dow, retires, leaving his imprint on the company’s history

MINNEAPOLIS — After 40 years of leading Diversified Plastics, Inc. to success, James R. Dow retires as president. Succeeded by Kevin G. Hogan in August 2017, Dow will continue to serve as chairman of the board for Diversified Plastics, an award-winning, custom plastic-injection molder of high-precision thermoplastic components. “As a result of Jim’s exceptional leadership, Read more…

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CXX Media Coverage of Rep. Paulsen’s Visit to Diversified Plastics

CXX Media Coverage of Rep. Paulsen’s Visit to Diversified Plastics

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. appoints Kevin G. Hogan as CEO

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc., a custom plastic-injection molder of high-precision thermoplastic components, has announced the appointment of Kevin G. Hogan as chief executive officer (CEO). Hogan succeeds James Dow, founder and previous CEO of Diversified Plastics. Retiring in October 2017, Dow will continue to serve as chairman of the board. The company was sold to the Read more…

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Mike Bartell’s 150-Mile Bike MS Cycling Journey in Inclement Weather

Benefiting the National MS Society, Bike MS is a two-day, 150-mile cycling journey. Mike Bartell, his neighbor and neighbor’s son were among the more than 3,000 cyclists that rode from Duluth to the Twin Cities on June 10th and 11th. “This is my fourth Bike MS ride. Training for the event is critical,” explains Mike. Read more…

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