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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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Diversified Plastics Featured in Built in Brooklyn Park Video

Diversified Plastics, Inc. featured in video for new ad campaign called, “Built in Brooklyn Park”. The campaign will focus on manufacturing and products made in Brooklyn Park. Its intent is to encourage economic growth in the area.

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Parts Manufactured by Diversified Plastics, Inc. Get Closer to Jupiter’s Giant Storm

Components manufactured by Diversified Plastics, Inc. are contained in an instrument on the Juno Spacecraft that is orbiting Jupiter. This spacecraft and its instruments are the closest human-built objects to travel past the biggest storm in our solar system, known as the Great Red Spot. NASA recently posted the closest images that have ever been 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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Diversified Plastics, Inc. finalist, Best in Class – Mid-size for the Minnesota Business Manufacturing Awards

Diversified Plastics, Inc. has been named as a finalist in the Best in Class – Mid-size category for the 2017 Minnesota Business Manufacturing Awards. Winners in each category will be announced at the awards gala to be held on Sept. 28, 2017.

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Janel Rosine’s Crown Rally 2017 Adventure

Sponsored by Diversified Plastics, Inc., Janel Rosine and her husband Greg participated for the first time in Crown Rally 2017 this past weekend. The 4th year the automobile event was held, the rally started at Landmark Center in St. Paul, and finished more than 1,000-mile away in Chicago. Over 120 vehicles of all types, new Read more…

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DPI’s Janel Rosine participating in Crown Rally 2017

Janel Rosine from Diversified Plastic Inc. is participating in Crown Rally 2017 this weekend, June 9 through June 11. Benefiting the Epilepsy Foundation and Kars4Kids, the event unites automotive enthusiasts for driving and navigational adventures throughout the Midwest. Rosine is part of a team that has raised money for the event. Diversified Plastics is one Read more…

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Women’s Networking Breakfast held at ANTEC

Annette Lund, vice president at Diversified Plastics, Inc. providing insight as a member of an influential panel of women in the plastics industry at ANTEC 2017. This was the first Women’s Networking Breakfast held at ANTEC the annual conference for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc., a custom injection molding company of high-precision components, is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The parts manufactured by Diversified Plastics can be found in dental x-ray machines, lithium-ion batteries, Juno spacecraft instruments, medical devices, tournament-quality foosball tables and other products and equipment. Founded in 1977, by James R. Dow and William J. Cullen, Read more…

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. appoints William K. Sourinta as quality manager

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. has appointed William K. Sourinta as quality manager. Sourinta will play an integral part in continuous advancement and maintenance of Diversified Plastics’ quality systems to ensure that products meet or exceed customer requirements. In this role, he will also be responsible for training and keeping the company current and compliant with industry Read more…

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