Press Releases

Gina Frandsen earns ASQ quality inspector certification

Minneapolis, MINN — November 17, 2014 — Gina Frandsen, quality inspector for Diversified Plastics, Inc., has been certified by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as an ASQ-Certified Quality Inspector. This certification represents Frandsen’s proficiency, understanding and commitment to quality techniques and practices. Individuals awarded with this certification have demonstrated their commitment to ASQ quality Read more…

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Diversified Plastics approved as supplier for Gulfstream Aerospace

Minneapolis, MINN — October 22, 2014— Diversified Plastics, Inc. has become an approved supplier of injection molded plastic parts for Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. Gulfstream is a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics that designs, builds and services advanced business jet aircraft. Partnering with Gulfstream was a good fit for Diversified Plastics. “From our experience producing high performance, high-precision Read more…

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New use of 3-D additive manufacturing technology saves thousands of dollars

Minneapolis, MINN — September 10, 2014 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. saved 88% in prototype part development costs and 80% development time for medical device maker Coloplast by using a new, 3-D additive manufacturing process to create injection mold components. Coloplast needed to produce prototype medical device parts from injection-molded thermoplastic elastomer (TPE) material to accurately evaluate Read more…

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Annette Lund of Diversified Plastics speaks on PolyJet Additive Manufacturing at annual SPE Technical Conference

Minneapolis, MN — May 6, 2014 — Annette Lund, vice president of Diversified Plastics, Inc., spoke recently at the Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC®) for plastics engineers. The conference was hosted by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and it was held in Las Vegas, April 28-30. Her presentation, PolyJet Printing—An Injection Molders Point of View was part Read more…

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Diversified Plastics’ new 3D printing capabilities featured in Plastics News

Minneapolis, MINN — November 12, 2013 — Diversified Plastics was featured in the trade journal, Plastics News because of its ability to prototype molds with its 3D printing capabilities. Read the full article here.

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Diversified Plastics expands prototyping services with 3D printed parts and mold components

Minneapolis, MN — October 29, 2013 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. has expanded their prototyping services with the recent addition of a Stratasys Objet260 Connex 3D Printer to produce prototype parts and mold components. Using 3D printing technology, Diversified Plastics can create prototypes that simulate diverse mechanical and physical properties, from rubber to rigid and transparent Read more…

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Senator Klobuchar’s visit to Diversified Plastics featured in local media

Minneapolis, MINN — October 6, 2013 — Senator Klobuchar’s recent visit to Diversified Plastics about the company’s ESOP  has been featured in several local media outlets, including online news services and Senator Klobuchar’s Facebook page. To follow are links to several of the stories. Local Community Channel 12 Industry magazine, Plastics Today Local newspaper, Brooklyn Park Read more…

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Diversified Plastics featured on community channel 12

Minneapolis, MINN — September 30, 2013 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. was featured on the community channel 12 news. The story’s subject matter included the fact that the company continues to look for additional opportunities overseas. To view the 1:51-minute video, click here.

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Senator Klobuchar highlights ESOP in visit to Diversified Plastics

Minneapolis, MN — September 20, 2013 — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn) visited Diversified Plastics, Inc. to highlight Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) companies and learn more about Diversified Plastics’ transition to employee ownership. Joining Klobuchar during her visit were members of the Minnesota/Dakota chapter of the ESOP Association, two Brooklyn Park city council members Read more…

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Diversified Plastics achieves gold level in 2013 Wellness by Design competition

Minneapolis, MN — August 7, 2013 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. has received the Gold Award for Hennepin County’s 2013 Wellness by Design competition. The Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department each year present awards, in four levels, to worksites that demonstrate accomplishments in management support, wellness infrastructure and assessment. The competition recognizes employers Read more…

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