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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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Effective plastics selection for medical devices requires teamwork

Minneapolis, MN–November 30, 2011–Teamwork is critical when making thermoplastic material decisions for medical devices. Diversified Plastics, Inc recommends that medical device manufacturers work closely with suppliers and injection molders when selecting plastic material during product development. By involving all parties early in the process, the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) can shorten the product development time Read more…

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Diversified Plastics simplifies production outsourcing for OEMs

Minneapolis, MN–October 24, 2011–Diversified Plastics, Inc. simplifies the outsourcing of plastic injection molded parts for their customers by providing a complete production package. “We design and build the mold, injection mold the parts, assemble, package and ship,” says Joni Davis, sales engineer at Diversified Plastics. “Additionally, we will buy the hardware, the labels or whatever Read more…

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Diversified Plasticsʼ value-added services save customers money

Minneapolis, MN–September 1, 2011–Diversified Plastics, Inc. helps their customers save time and money by providing a single source for plastic parts production, from design assistance and mold production, to injection molding and assembly. Typically, a company may need to use several vendors to accomplish what Diversified Plastics is able to offer in a single location. Read more…

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