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Diversified Plastics earns 2009 Minnesota Green Star Facility Award

Minneapolis, MINN–Diversified Plastics, Inc. has received the Minnesota Green Star Facility Award from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The award was given following an audit by the agency of Diversified Plastics facilities acknowledging compliance with all applicable environmental requirements. Diversified Plastics is the first injection molder in Minnesota to receive this award. The Green Star Read more…

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Diversified Plastics increases plastic mold production capabilities

Minneapolis, MINN–May 28, 2009–To fulfill customer expectations and grow into new markets, Diversified Plastics, Inc. recently expanded its mold production capabilities and increased its production with the acquisition of a high-speed, high-accuracy machining center from Haas Automation, Inc. The VM-2 vertical milling machine allows the Design Tool and Engineering subsidiary of Diversified Plastics to produce Read more…

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Diversified Plastics exceeds goal for community food drive

Minneapolis, MINN–April 2, 2009–Food and cash donations totaling 677 pounds were collected by Diversified Plastics, Inc. during their annual Bonnie Schultz Memorial Food Drive. This yearʼs target goal of 500 pounds was exceeded when company employees donated 525 pounds. The North Hennepin County Chamber of Commerce membership raised the total amount by donating an additional Read more…

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Diversified Plastics Recognized as 2008 Large Business of the Year

Minneapolis, MN–February 19, 2009–North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce recognized Diversified Plastics, Inc. with the “Images of Excellence” award in the large business category at the Chamber’s recent Winter Gala ceremony. This award recognizes the outstanding contributions of Chamber member businesses that have made a positive impact towards development of the North Hennepin County area. Read more…

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Diversified Plastics chosen as Obama-Biden small group community discussion leaders

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN — December 20, 2008 — Recently, the Obama‐Biden Transition Team asked Diversified Plastics to lead a small group community discussion on what people felt were the main issues regarding health care. The incoming Administration was requesting thousands of these small groups to meet between December 15th and December 31st of 2008. Invitations were Read more…

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Diversified Plastics welcomes new quality director, Joseph Bourgeault

Minneapolis, MINN–Summer 2008–Diversified Plastics is pleased to welcome our newest employee, Joseph Bourgeault. Joe started the end of July and has already made a difference in our quality plans. Joe has had years of manufacturing experience, working his way up from quality assurance technician to process engineer, quality engineer, quality manager and product development engineer. Read more…

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Diversified Plastics earns 2008 Green Star Facility award

Minneapolis, MINN–Spring 2008–Diversified Plastics, Inc. has received the Minnesota Green Star Facility Award from the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency. The award was given following an audit by the agency of Diversified Plastics facilities acknowledging compliance with all applicable environmental requirements. Diversified Plastics is the first injection molder in Minnesota to receive this award. The Green Read more…

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Diversified Plastics honors employee’s philanthropic legacy

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN–May 9, 2008–Diversified Plastics, Inc. will once again honor an exemplary employee in May by kicking off its annual Bonnie Schultz Memorial Food Drive. Bonnie, who passed away in February of 2007, went through life with very little materially. Growing up as an orphan, her life wasn’t easy and her past could have made Read more…

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. excels in difficult and challenging molding applications

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN–2008–Diversified Plastics, Inc. complete array of services sets them apart from other molding and prototype companies. Project development services include part design assistance, CAD, machining plastic prototype parts, SLA models, prototype aluminum or soft steel tools to production molds and production molding. This one-stop-plastic-parts capability provides design engineers with the best of all services to formulate Read more…

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. celebrates 30th anniversary party: casino night

Minneapolis, MINN–November 29, 2007–Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a precision injection molder of custom thermoplastic parts, celebrated its 30th anniversary with a lively casino night on Saturday, Nov. 10, for 74 employees, family members, customers and suppliers. DPI was incorporated in December 1977 with 2,500 square feet of rented space, three machines and 13 employees. Seven Read more…

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