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Diversified Plastics, Inc. has been selected as one of four finalists in the 2020 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 2020 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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DPI named one of Plastics News’ four finalists for it’s Processor of the Year Award

Article by Plastics News Detroit — Four companies — all of them custom injection molders — have been named finalists for Plastics News’ Processor of the Year Award: Diversifed Plastics Inc., Intertech Plastics Inc., MMI Engineered Solutions Inc. and PTI Solutions Inc. Although all four finalists are injection molders, they are a diverse group. Diversified 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. and Pacific Plastics Injection Molding synergies benefit customers and employees

Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) and Pacific Plastics Injection Molding (PPIM) have advanced their resources through collaboration and shared capabilities. As a result of efforts since DPI acquired PPIM at the end of 2018, customers and employees have benefited from the synergies between the two businesses. Customers benefit from added capabilities and PPIM employees are looking Read more…

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Wilson Tool International Taps Carbon to Meet Demand for QuickTap™ Tapping Tools

Article by Carbon Wilson Tool International is introducing a line of oil reservoirs made for the QuickTap™ tapping tool that are developed using Carbon’s Digital Light Synthesis™ technology. These parts were previously made with cold-rolled steel that carried high costs and long lead times. With Carbon, Wilson Tool International is recognizing cost savings of up 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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DPI employees collected 532 lbs. of food during the annual Bonnie Schultz Memorial Food Drive

DPI collected 532 lbs. of food as part of the 13th annual Bonnie Schultz Memorial Food Drive! DPI employee collected $415 and 117 lbs. of food. With each dollar equal to a pound of food, DPI collected 532 lbs. or nearly 8 lbs. of food per employee.

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Rock Your Socks for Down Syndrome Day

Today is World Down Syndrome Day. The team at DPI is rocking their socks to build awareness for down syndrome. To learn more or make a donation, visit the Down Syndrome Association of Minnesota www.dsamn.org. #LotsOfSocks

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