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Diversified Plastics saves customers money through reduced energy use

Minneapolis, MINN–August 22, 2011–Diversified Plastics, Inc. cuts energy use and saves their customers money. “By reducing our energy consumption, we are reducing our overhead costs,” said Jim Dow, president of Diversified Plastics. “With energy being a significant part of our overhead expense and our competitive quotes governed by our overhead, energy savings translates into more Read more…

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2011 Wellness by Design award presented to Diversified Plastics

 Minneapolis, MINN–June 24, 2011–Diversified Plastics, Inc. has received the Worksite Silver Award for the 2011 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 and encourage healthy lifestyles. This is the third year Read more…

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Diversified Plastics exceeds goal in 2011 annual food drive

Minneapolis, MINN–April 18, 2011–Diversified Plastics, Inc. has collected 1,000 pounds of food and money for their annual Bonnie Schultz Memorial Food Drive during the month-long event in March. “We are very excited that our target goal of 15 pounds per person was exceeded by our employees who gave an average of 20 pounds each,” said Read more…

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Diversified Plastics produces components for lithium-ion batteries used in hybrid and electric vehicles

Minneapolis, MINN–March 10, 2011–Diversified Plastics, Inc. has announced the production of high-precision insulator components for lithium-ion batteries used in hybrid and electric vehicles. The components are produced for Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls-Saft, a major worldwide supplier of advanced battery solutions for the automobile industry. Diversified Plastics manufactures insulator parts, used to shield key internal battery components, Read more…

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New electric press adds capabilities, reduces environmental impact

Minneapolis, MINN–October 5, 2010– Diversified Plastics, Inc. has expanded their component production capabilities with the addition of an 85-ton Toshiba EC85 electric plastics injection molding machine. This machine will enable the company to produce small, high-precision components required by the medical device, aerospace and electronics industries. Three factors drove the company’s decision toward purchasing the Read more…

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Diversified Plastics supplies high-performance part to Dynapar

Minneapolis, MINN–May 17, 2010–Diversified Plastics, Inc. has announced the production of a high-precision component for the new Dynapar™ HS35R Encoder. The component, a shaft sizing insert, fits within the encoderʼs center bore and accommodates various motor shaft sizes, while insulating the encoder from external stresses. HS35R Encoders are used in machine applications that require precise Read more…

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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 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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