Press Releases

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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Diversified Plastics adds new injection molding equipment

Minneapolis, MN — September 7, 2012 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. has announced the purchase and installation of a Toshiba ISGS 610W horizontal hydraulic injection molding equipment. Rated at 610 U.S. tons, the new press will give Diversified Plastics the ability to mold larger, high performance plastic parts for industrial markets including the filtration, battery and Read more…

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Diversified Plastics featured on community television show, NWCT Channel 12

Minneapolis, MINN — August 27, 2012 — Northwest Community Television NWCT Channel 12, produced a featured a story on its Business Matters show about Diversified Plastics’ growth and facilities expansion. To read the article or to watch the 2.29 minute story, click here.

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Diversified Plastics announces expansion of manufacturing facility

Minneapolis, MN — July 31, 2012–Diversified Plastics, Inc. has announced plans to expand its manufacturing location in Brooklyn Park, Minn. The additional 10,000 square feet will bring their total facility size to approximately 53,000 square feet. “Our business has been growing, specifically in medical device components, and our facility expansion plans are key to meeting Read more…

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Diversified Plastics wins 2012 Wellness by Design Worksite award

Minneapolis, MN — June 28, 2012–For the second year in a row Diversified Plastics, Inc. has received the Worksite Silver Award for the 2012 Hennepin County Wellness by Design competition. The Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department presents this award annually to schools and workplaces that excel in creating a healthy working environment Read more…

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Diversified Plastics featured in industry magazine, Plastics News

Minneapolis, MINN–May 7, 2012–Diversified Plastics was featured in industry magazine, Plastics News regarding the company’s role in providing high-performance plastic parts for NASA’s Juno probe heading to Jupiter. Download a PDF of the article here: 2012-Diversified-Plastics-Featured-in-Plastics-News.

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Diversified Plastics’ components aboard NASA’s Juno Spacecraft to Jupiter

Minneapolis, MN–April 4, 2012–Plastic-molded components produced by Diversified Plastics, Inc. are currently speeding through space towards Jupiter aboard NASA’s Juno Space Probe. The craft was launched August 5, 2011 and is expected to begin orbiting the planet in early July, 2016. The plastic components are part of the JADE (Jovian Auroral Distributions Experiment) device. The Read more…

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Diversified Plastics sold to its employees

Minneapolis, MN–January 4, 2012– James Dow, founder, president and CEO of Diversified Plastics, Inc., has announced the sale of his company to his employees through an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). The employees took ownership on November 1, 2011, but Dow will remain as president. “The changeover has been smooth,” said Annette Lund, vice president. Read more…

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