News/Events

2021 Plastics News Rising Stars: Prathna Oudom

Article by Jordan Vitick from Plastics News Prathna Oudom, 34 Production Supervisor/Process Engineer, Diversified Plastics Inc. Born in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Prathna Oudom’s first plastics job was as a machine operator for Mikros Engineering, which supplies custom injection molding, insert molding, over-molding, tooling, assemblies and prototypes. Oudom moved to shipping/receiving, then setup technician and process […]

Diversified Plastics, Inc. announces three supervisory promotions

Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), an employee-owned plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer, recently promoted three employees to supervisory positions in order to develop more leaders within the company and to provide additional career growth opportunities for employees. DPI is proud of its diverse, multicultural workforce and is committed to ensuring its supervisors and managers reflect the […]

Diversified Plastics, Inc. significantly increases vertical-press capacity to support medical device and other manufacturers

Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) has recently installed six all-electric vertical injection molding presses. These presses will join DPI’s existing assemblage of vertical presses and provide increased production capacity to meet growing demand from medical device and other original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). “The addition of these presses has tripled our vertical-press capacity,” says Mark Gremmels, director […]

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Updates Jupiter Mystery

The Juno Spacecraft is carrying three parts manufactured by DPI NASA recently posted new videos and images from the Juno spacecraft, which is carrying three parts manufactured by DPI. The Juno spacecraft was launched by NASA in August of 2011. It entered Jupiter’s orbit on Monday, July 4, 2016. See the latest images and videos posted […]

Diversified Plastics, Inc. wins coveted Tekne Award for advanced manufacturing

Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) received the Minnesota Technology Association’s award for advanced manufacturing at the presentation of the 23rd annual Tekne Awards. The awards highlight and recognize the new and exciting ways technology developed by Minnesota companies is impacting our community and the world. “The Tekne Awards honor the innovators and tech leaders powering Minnesota’s growing […]

PlasticsToday featured DPI in the article, Attention Injection Molders: 3D Printing Is Your Friend

Custom molder Diversified Plastics offers multiple ways to help solve customer manufacturing needs, one of which is 3D printing. Article by PlasticsToday Whether a part is being 3D printed or injection molded, an effective design strategy will enable iterations and optimizations before manufacturing begins and adjustments become much more onerous. Down the line, it will […]

Diversified plastics, Inc. has been awarded the 2020 Tekne Award in the Advanced Manufacturing category.

Employee-owned Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) is a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision, close-tolerance parts and components for medical device, filtration, aerospace and a variety of other industrial markets. The Acceleration Station™ is an additive manufacturing service that delivers the fastest path to market. While there are many facets to a winning go-to-market […]

Diversified Plastics, Inc. appoints Vincent Pope as Engineering Manager

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision components, has appointed Vincent Pope as engineering manager. Pope will be responsible for understanding customer needs, quickly identifying and optimizing profitable opportunities, and ensuring DPI is agile and easy for customers to work with. Pope has nearly 30 years of experience serving in […]

Diversified Plastics, Inc. vice president Annette Lund retires after 42 years in her “dream career”

MINNEAPOLIS—After a career that began as a part-time receptionist, Annette Lund retires from Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) as vice president. Lund also served as office manager, purchasing manager and sales/marketing manager. She will continue to serve on the company’s board of directors and trustee for the employee stock ownership plan (ESOP). “Since the early days, […]