News/Events

Diversified Plastics participates in Minnesota governor’s European trade mission

Minneapolis, MN–July 11, 2013–Diversified Plastics, Inc. was part of a recent Minnesota trade mission to Germany, Norway and Sweden from June 12-21. Representing Diversified Plastics was Annette Lund, company vice president. She was part of a 35-member delegation of business and education leaders and government officials led by Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton. According to Katie […]

Diversified Plastics earns FDA and CDRH registrations

Minneapolis, MN — May 22, 2013 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. has announced they are now registered for medical device production with the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH registration) at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA registration). Businesses involved in the production or distribution of medical devices are required to register annually with […]

Diversified Plastics adds new vertical injection molding press

Minneapolis, MN — February 14, 2013 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. has installed a Newbury/VanDorn 80-ton vertical injection molding press. This gives the company expanded capabilities along with additional production support. “This type of press is very important for our medical device business,” said Mark Gremmels, operations manager for Diversified Plastics. “We felt equipment redundancy, along […]

Diversified Plastics adds new injection molding equipment

Minneapolis, MN — September 7, 2012 — Diversified Plastics, Inc. has announced the purchase and installation of a Toshiba ISGS 610W horizontal hydraulic injection molding equipment. Rated at 610 U.S. tons, the new press will give Diversified Plastics the ability to mold larger, high performance plastic parts for industrial markets including the filtration, battery and […]

Diversified Plastics announces expansion of manufacturing facility

Minneapolis, MN — July 31, 2012–Diversified Plastics, Inc. has announced plans to expand its manufacturing location in Brooklyn Park, Minn. The additional 10,000 square feet will bring their total facility size to approximately 53,000 square feet. “Our business has been growing, specifically in medical device components, and our facility expansion plans are key to meeting […]

Diversified Plastics’ components aboard NASA’s Juno Spacecraft to Jupiter

Minneapolis, MN–April 4, 2012–Plastic-molded components produced by Diversified Plastics, Inc. are currently speeding through space towards Jupiter aboard NASA’s Juno Space Probe. The craft was launched August 5, 2011 and is expected to begin orbiting the planet in early July, 2016. The plastic components are part of the JADE (Jovian Auroral Distributions Experiment) device. The […]

Diversified Plastics sold to its employees

Minneapolis, MN–January 4, 2012– James Dow, founder, president and CEO of Diversified Plastics, Inc., has announced the sale of his company to his employees through an employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). The employees took ownership on November 1, 2011, but Dow will remain as president. “The changeover has been smooth,” said Annette Lund, vice president. […]