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U.S. Representative Erik Paulsen visits Diversified Plastics

Minneapolis, MINN — April 12, 2010 — U.S. Rep. Erik Paulsen, of Minnesotaʼs Third Congressional District, visited Diversified Plastics, Inc. in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota on Friday, April 9. The purpose of his visit was to learn about the challenges affecting small businesses and discuss business issues directly with senior management and shop floor employees. Paulsen Read more…

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Diversified Plastics wins $105,000 Xtreme Technology Makeover award

Minneapolis, MN– December 2, 2009–Diversified Plastics, Inc. has won office technology valued at $105,179 as part of the Xtreme Technology Makeover contest. Organized by Verus Corp., RJS Software, 18 other sponsors and supported by five Twin Cities Chambers of Commerce (MetroNorth, Minneapolis Regional, North Hennepin Area, St. Paul and TwinWest), this contest was the first of Read more…

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Diversified Plastics manufactures CoAxia manifold, medical device

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN–October 19, 2009–Diversified Plastics, Inc. has been chosen by CoAxiaTM, Inc. to produce a polycarbonate miniature manifold, which h is part of CoAxia’s NeuroFloTM catheter. The catheter is currently in clinical trials to determine the effectiveness of a unique approach to treat ischemic stroke. “We began working with Diversified Plastics two years ago in Read more…

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Joseph Bourgeault earns ASQ-Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

Minneapolis, MINN–August 27, 2009–Joseph Bourgeault, the director of quality for Diversified Plastics, Inc., has been certified by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as a Six Sigma Black Belt. This certification represents a formal recognition of Bourgeaultʼs expertise in demonstrating a high level of understanding and commitment to quality techniques and practices. Individuals awarded with Read more…

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Diversified Plastics expands service offerings with new clean room

Minneapolis, MINN–June 22, 2009–High-precision injection molder, Diversified Plastics, Inc. has expanded their production capabilities by offering value-added services that require a clean room environment. This facility allows the company to extend their reach into industries such as medical devices, filtration and aerospace where special assembly and packaging operations need to be performed in clean room Read more…

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Diversified Plastics receives 2009 Wellness by Design award

Minneapolis, MINN–June 19, 2009–Roger Vang, corporate controller, has announced that Diversified Plastics, Inc. has been awarded the 2009 Hennepin County Wellness by Design Award. This award is presented annually by the Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department to companies that excel in creating a healthy working environment for its employees. Diversified Plastics proudly Read more…

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Diversified Plastics earns 2009 Minnesota Green Star Facility Award

Minneapolis, MINN–Diversified Plastics, Inc. has received the Minnesota Green Star Facility Award from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The award was given following an audit by the agency of Diversified Plastics facilities acknowledging compliance with all applicable environmental requirements. Diversified Plastics is the first injection molder in Minnesota to receive this award. The Green Star Read more…

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Diversified Plastics increases plastic mold production capabilities

Minneapolis, MINN–May 28, 2009–To fulfill customer expectations and grow into new markets, Diversified Plastics, Inc. recently expanded its mold production capabilities and increased its production with the acquisition of a high-speed, high-accuracy machining center from Haas Automation, Inc. The VM-2 vertical milling machine allows the Design Tool and Engineering subsidiary of Diversified Plastics to produce Read more…

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Diversified Plastics Recognized as 2008 Large Business of the Year

Minneapolis, MN–February 19, 2009–North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Diversified Plastics, Inc. with the “Images of Excellence” award in the large business category at the Chamber’s recent Winter Gala ceremony. This award recognizes the outstanding contributions of Chamber member businesses that have made a positive impact towards development of the North Hennepin County area. Read more…

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Diversified Plastics chosen as Obama-Biden small group community discussion leaders

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN — December 20, 2008 — Recently, the Obama‐Biden Transition Team asked Diversified Plastics to lead a small group community discussion on what people felt were the main issues regarding health care. The incoming Administration was requesting thousands of these small groups to meet between December 15th and December 31st of 2008. Invitations were Read more…

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