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Diversified Plastics, Inc. has been selected as one of four finalists in the 2019 Processor of the Year Award

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision thermoplastic components, has been selected as one of four finalists in the 2019 Processor of the Year Award. The Processor of the Year Award is a prestigious award in polymer technologies that honors companies with superior achievement in their industry, community and Read more…

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. welcomes Robert Kieval to board of directors

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision thermoplastic components, has appointed Robert Kieval to its board of directors. Kieval has extensive experience as a chief executive officer and c-level leader in the health care industry with a track record of success in innovation, finance and commercialization of advanced medical Read more…

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New white paper explores how previously unmakeable parts can now be designed and manufactured

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), custom plastic-injection molder and additive manufacturer of high-precision components, has released a new white paper titled Design and Manufacture the Impossible. This white paper details how Carbon® Digital Light Synthesis™ (DLS™) technology allows engineers and manufacturers to explore what has been previously impossible to produce using conventional manufacturing. Some of the Read more…

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Holds Last Employee Pot Luck of the Year

Last week DPI held a potluck and BBQ to enjoy a beautiful fall day. Participation was encouraged throughout the company and attendance was high. Employees contributed many dishes including, gyros, buffalo chicken dip, tequilaberry salad and monster eyes (marshmallows and chocolate chips). Events like this potluck are one of the many benefits of working at Read more…

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Carbon Introduces RPU 130, its Latest Innovation in Advanced Materials

Article by Carbon Next week at the International K Trade Fair in Dusseldorf, digital manufacturing company Carbon will debut its latest innovation in materials, a new resin called RPU 130. With an unprecedented combination of properties, RPU 130 fills the need for a tough, rigid, and high temperature additive manufacturing material suitable for rigorous applications Read more…

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Accelerating the design cycle for a life-saving intraosseous device

Case Study by Carbon Designing medical products is typically a time consuming and expensive process. Challenged with rapidly designing a manual intraosseous infusion device for the developing world, San Francisco-based design firm LUNAR leveraged Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis™ technology. With support from Carbon, the firm eliminated conventional molding and production to dramatically reduce development time Read more…

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Doubles Company Goal at the Walk to End Alzheimer’s

This Saturday 10 employees from Diversified Plastics, Inc. met at Target Field for the Walk to End Alzheimer’s. DPI was represented in a crowd of over 6,200 volunteers and one of 717 teams raising money for those suffering with Alzheimer’s as well as their caretakers. DPI set out with a goal of $500 and ended Read more…

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How Specialized Transformed the Bike Saddle

How Specialized Transformed the Bike Saddle Case Study by Carbon When Specialized reached the limits of product innovation with existing design, engineering, and manufacturing methods, they turned to the Carbon Platform to create and produce a new type of bike seat. See how Specialized accelerated product innovation, created customer delight, and fundamentally transformed their business. Download the Case Read more…

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Picasso, Manufacturing From a Different Perspective

Diversified Plastics, Inc (DPI) has expanded its additive manufacturing production by activating their second Carbon Digital Light Synthesis™ (DLS) machine, Picasso. Aptly named after an 20th century artist known for his style of surrealism and expressionism. One of Picasso’s quotes, most relevant to digital manufacturing is: “Everything you can imagine is real”. With the power Read more…

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Arkema Invests in 3D Specialist Carbon

Article by Plastics News French materials supplier Arkema had made a $20 million strategic investment in Silicon Valley startup Carbon to advance the company’s digital lighting synthesis technology for 3D printing.  Read More Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) is a Carbon Production Network Partner. Click here to learn more about DPI’s Acceleration Station services, including Carbon additive Read more…

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