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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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Diversified Plastics participates in Minnesota governor’s European trade mission

Minneapolis, MN–July 11, 2013–Diversified Plastics, Inc. was part of a recent Minnesota trade mission to Germany, Norway and Sweden from June 12-21. Representing Diversified Plastics was Annette Lund, company vice president. She was part of a 35-member delegation of business and education leaders and government officials led by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. According to Katie Read more…

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Diversified Plastics earns FDA and CDRH registrations

Minneapolis, MN — May 22, 2013 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. has announced they are now registered for medical device production with the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH registration) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA registration). Businesses involved in the production or distribution of medical devices are required to register annually with Read more…

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Diversified Plastics adds new vertical injection molding press

Minneapolis, MN — February 14, 2013 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. has installed a Newbury/VanDorn 80-ton vertical injection molding press. This gives the company expanded capabilities along with additional production support. “This type of press is very important for our medical device business,” said Mark Gremmels, operations manager for Diversified Plastics. “We felt equipment redundancy, along Read more…

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