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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The Managerial Strategy

Article in Summer 2019 Enterprise Minnesota Kevin Hogan uses sharp strategic focus to help transform Diversified Plastics from a loose ‘entrepreneurial’ operation to a well-honed operation. Kevin Hogan arrived at the Brooklyn Park headquarters of Diversified Plastics in July 2017 prepared to take the reins of the company from owner Jim Dow, who was retiring. It seemed like an ideal […]

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Celebration of a Job Well Done: Retirement Party

Retirement Party for Mary Scharber and Paul Donais. This spring DPI’s employees celebrated the retirement of two of it’s team members, Mary Scharber and Paul Donais. Part of the original “baker’s dozen” (first 13 employees), Mary and Paul started and ended their careers at about the same time. Paul was one of DPI’s talented shift […]

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

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 […]

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