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Diversified Plastics, Inc. announces the acquisition of Pacific Plastics Injection Molding

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) has acquired the assets of Pacific Plastics Injection Molding (PPIM) in Vista, Calif.  PPIM offers custom plastic-injection molding as well as design and custom mold making services to industrial, electronics, telecommunications, medical and filtration markets. “The acquisition of PPIM provides synergy with DPI’s services and customers as well as geographic benefits Read more…

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. appoints Gary LaTraille as quality director

Diversified Plastics, Inc., (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision components, has appointed Gary LaTraille as quality director.  LaTraille will be responsible for strategic advancement, optimization and enforcement of DPI’s regulatory and quality protocols to ensure that materials, products and processes meet or exceed customer and company requirements. LaTraille has more than 30 Read more…

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Great turnout for the Lunch and Learn about Carbon

Great turnout for the Lunch and Learn about Carbon, sponsored by DPI, at MD&M Minneapolis. After the presentation, attendees were able to examine parts digitally manufactured with Carbon’s 3D-additive manufacturing technology. Learn more about Carbon > 

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. joins the Carbon Production Network

Carbon technology is next-generation 3D-additive manufacturing Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision components, has announced that it has joined the Carbon Production Network (CPN). Carbon’s innovative digital manufacturing solution gives Diversified Plastics, Inc. the ability to offer customers prototyping and end-use part digital manufacturing. “Traditional plastic injection molding Read more…

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Lunch and Learn about Carbon at MD&M Minneapolis

A Carbon production partner, Diversified Plastics, Inc. is sponsoring a lunch and learn about Carbon on Thurs., Nov. 1 at 12:45 pm at MD&M Mpls. in room 101H. Register now, space is limited. #AdvMfgExpo #MDMMinneapolis https://goo.gl/7NAeBV

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Roger Vang receives the Steve Lampi Service to the Chamber Award from North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce (NHACC)

Roger Vang, chief financial officer at Diversified Plastics, Inc., was honored with the NHACC’s Steve Lampi Service to the Chamber Award. The award, started in 2011, is named in honor of the late Brooklyn Park, Minn., mayor, Steve Lampi. It is given annually to a NHACC member who has displayed dedication to the chamber’s communities. Read more…

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New Diversified Plastics, Inc. white paper provides insight on avoiding pitfalls when transferring tools to a new vendor

Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder of high-precision thermoplastic components, has released a new white paper titled Avoid Pitfalls: Tool Transfer Protocols. This white paper provides information to minimize risk or impact on production and streamline the process of transferring tools to a new vendor. Changing plastic injection molding vendors may be necessary Read more…

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. appoints James Garvin to board of directors

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder of high-precision thermoplastic components, has appointed James Garvin to its board of directors. Garvin has an extensive background with 34 years of experience in manufacturing and management. He will provide leadership and strategic guidance and serve as an adviser to DPI’s CEO and executive team. “We welcome Read more…

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Avoid Pitfalls: Tool Transfer Protocols

WHITE PAPER Every mold transfer is a challenge. Transferring tools from one plastic injection molding company to a new supplier, with uninterrupted production, requires up-front planning and effective communication for a successful outcome. This white paper provides steps to take when transferring tools.  

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Kevin Hogan elected to North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors

Kevin Hogan, CEO of Diversified Plastics, has been elected to serve on the North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce board of directors. The North Hennepin Area Chamber of Commerce is the leading resource for its members, providing programs and services to maximize their potential, while utilizing our local relevance as a driving force to build stronger communities. Read more…

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