Minneapolis, MINN–June 19, 2009–Roger Vang, corporate controller, has announced that Diversified Plastics, Inc. has been awarded the 2009 Hennepin County Wellness by Design Award. This award is presented annually by the Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department to companies that excel in creating a healthy working environment for its employees.
Diversified Plastics proudly accepted the bronze-level award for promoting a healthy work environment and for using innovative approaches to influence healthy behaviors. Employees had the opportunity to participate in a six-week Shape Up Challenge that focused on adopting healthier lifestyles. “One of our employees, Sue Quiggle, was instrumental in obtaining this recognition for our company. She put considerable effort into the program and scored high in all areas of the challenge,” said Vang.
Other factors that contributed to this award for Diversified Plastics included the installation of a defibrillator and the training its employees on Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR). “We are committed to not only providing a healthy working environment for our employees, but also looking out for their health and wellness,” added Vang.
About Diversified Plastics, Inc.
Diversified Plastics is an injection molder of high-precision, close tolerance, small- to medium-sized injection molded components. The 32-year-old company is a full-service injection molder, from design assistance and mold construction, to intricate molding and component assembly. Diversified Plastics is ISO 9001:2000 certified and UL registered.