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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 Read more…

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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 Read more…

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Julie Showers Featured in Plastics News, Women Breaking the Mold

DPI’s Julie Showers was recently featured in Women Breaking the Mold in Plastics News. She began her career in the plastics industry as a press operator in 1977. Showers was one of DPI’s first employees. Today, she is the production manager at the company. Her duties include scheduling for the shop floor and just-in-time orders.  Read more…

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Wearing of the Green

Diversified Plastics, Inc. celebrates Saint Patrick’s Day in style.

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Medtech Injection Molder Sees the ‘Digital Light’

Diversified Plastics adopts Carbon’s novel approach to additive manufacturing technology. Article on MD+DI Online, Daphne Allen Interested in additive manufacturing for small-run production, Diversified Plastics Inc. (DPI) went in search of a new technology. The company had been using 3D-printing technology from one well-known provider. “We went out looking for something else,” Annette Lund, vice Read more…

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Earns Carbon Production Network Certification

Carbon technology is next-generation digital manufacturing Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision components, has earned its certification as a Carbon Production Network (CPN) partner. Carbon’s proprietary Digital Light Synthesis™ (DLS) technology gives DPI the ability to offer customers production-quality end-use parts without the added time and cost of Read more…

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Carbon partners with Lamborghini on 3D printed plastic parts

Article By: Plastics News Carbon has partnered with yet another automaker to produce 3D printed parts for use on a production vehicle. The additive manufacturing company, based in Redwood City, Calif., announced Feb. 11 that it is collaborating with Italian automaker Automobili Lamborghini SpA to produce two 3D printed plastic parts on the Urus super Read more…

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Helmets in the Superbowl feature 3D printed lattice helmet liner powered by Carbon

Riddell, the leading provider of football equipment, partnered with Carbon to create the next generation of head protection – Riddell SpeedFlex Precision Diamond Helmet. Powered by Carbon, the Diamond helmet features the first-ever 3d printed lattice helmet liner for advanced player protection. Precisely contoured to the athlete’s head, the lattice liner is made up of more Read more…

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Carbon Additive Manufacturing Team Training

The Carbon Digital Light Syntheses (DLS) equipment has been installed at Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI). Our Carbon team has been training hard for their certification. Learn more about Carbon Additive Manufacturing and request a quote >

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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 Read more…

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