Diversified Plastics, Inc. wins coveted Tekne Award for advanced manufacturing

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) received the Minnesota Technology Association’s award for advanced manufacturing at the presentation of the 23rd annual Tekne Awards. The awards highlight and recognize the new and exciting ways technology developed by Minnesota companies is impacting our community and the world. “The Tekne Awards honor the innovators and tech leaders powering Minnesota’s growing […]

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. appoints Vincent Pope as Engineering Manager

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision components, has appointed Vincent Pope as engineering manager. Pope will be responsible for understanding customer needs, quickly identifying and optimizing profitable opportunities, and ensuring DPI is agile and easy for customers to work with. Pope has nearly 30 years of experience serving in […]

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. vice president Annette Lund retires after 42 years in her “dream career”

MINNEAPOLIS—After a career that began as a part-time receptionist, Annette Lund retires from Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) as vice president. Lund also served as office manager, purchasing manager and sales/marketing manager. She will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors and trustee for the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). “Since the early days, […]

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Teacher Externship

DPI recently participated in a Teacher Externship, presented by Twin West Chamber of Commerce. The virtual event was designed to allow teacher’s to understand how the subjects they teach will apply to students in their future careers.

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. COVID-19 Pandemic Contingency Plan

The purpose of this letter is to assure you that Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) is closely monitoring the COVID-19 outbreak and is taking preventative and cautionary actions. These actions are to help protect our employees, customers and suppliers and to ensure business continuity. We have adopted a proactive attitude and several weeks ago instructed our […]

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Press Release: Diversified Plastics, Inc. receives 2019 Excellence in Employee Relations Award

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision thermoplastic components, was named winner of the 2019 Plastics News Excellence in Employee Relations Award. According to Plastic News, the Excellence in Employee Relations Award is given to companies that excel in this individual category of the Processor of the Year Award. […]

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Toy Drive for Toys for Tots

This year DPI collected toys to donate to Toys for Tots for the holidays. The DPI team filled up a huge box with toys to be donated, including toy cars and trucks, dolls, games and even a large teddy bear. Toys for Tots is a non-profit charity that was founded by the U.S. Marine Corps. […]

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Julie Showers Retirement Party

Julie Showers, one of the original 13 employees at DPI, has retired after over 40 years with us. Starting as a press operator, she retired as our Production Manager. In April 2019, she was featured in Plastics New’s Women Breaking the Mold which showcases women pioneering the way for future women in the plastics industry. […]

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