Diversified Plastics adds environmentally controlled manufacturing space

Minneapolis, MINN — February 2, 2015 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. has installed a 1,300 square foot controlled environment production room inside their manufacturing facility. With this expansion, additional clean space is available for use in product assembly and packaging operations with increased cleanliness requirements. “We’re excited about the possibilities that our new clean area brings […]

Diversified Plastics reduces power consumption with new electric press

Minneapolis, MN — January 19, 2015 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. has added a Toshiba 310-ton electric plastic injection molding press to their production facility, which reduces power consumption. This machine replaces a similarly sized hydraulic press and is the fourth electronic press the company has added in recent years. “The new machine gives us the […]

Gina Frandsen earns ASQ quality inspector certification

Minneapolis, MINN — November 17, 2014 — Gina Frandsen, quality inspector for Diversified Plastics, Inc., has been certified by the American Society for Quality (ASQ) as an ASQ-Certified Quality Inspector. This certification represents Frandsen’s proficiency, understanding and commitment to quality techniques and practices. Individuals awarded with this certification have demonstrated their commitment to ASQ quality […]

Diversified Plastics approved as supplier for Gulfstream Aerospace

Minneapolis, MINN — October 22, 2014— Diversified Plastics, Inc. has become an approved supplier of injection molded plastic parts for Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation. Gulfstream is a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics that designs, builds and services advanced business jet aircraft. Partnering with Gulfstream was a good fit for Diversified Plastics. “From our experience producing high performance, high-precision […]

Annette Lund of Diversified Plastics speaks on PolyJet Additive Manufacturing at annual SPE Technical Conference

Minneapolis, MN — May 6, 2014 — Annette Lund, vice president of Diversified Plastics, Inc., spoke recently at the Annual Technical Conference (ANTEC®) for plastics engineers. The conference was hosted by the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) and it was held in Las Vegas, April 28-30. Her presentation, PolyJet Printing—An Injection Molders Point of View was part […]

Senator Klobuchar’s visit to Diversified Plastics featured in local media

Minneapolis, MINN — October 6, 2013 — Senator Klobuchar’s recent visit to Diversified Plastics about the company’s ESOP  has been featured in several local media outlets, including online news services and Senator Klobuchar’s Facebook page. To follow are links to several of the stories. Local Community Channel 12 Industry magazine, Plastics Today Local newspaper, Brooklyn Park […]

Senator Klobuchar highlights ESOP in visit to Diversified Plastics

Minneapolis, MN — September 20, 2013 — U.S. Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn) visited Diversified Plastics, Inc. to highlight Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) companies and learn more about Diversified Plastics’ transition to employee ownership. Joining Klobuchar during her visit were members of the Minnesota/Dakota chapter of the ESOP Association, two Brooklyn Park city council members […]

Diversified Plastics achieves gold level in 2013 Wellness by Design competition

Minneapolis, MN — August 7, 2013 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. has received the Gold Award for Hennepin County’s 2013 Wellness by Design competition. The Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department each year present awards, in four levels, to worksites that demonstrate accomplishments in management support, wellness infrastructure and assessment. The competition recognizes employers […]