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, […]

DPI is featured in the Journal of the Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association article titled Just-In-Time Manufacturing, Stepping Into the COVID-19 Supply Chain

Article by the Minnesota Precision Manufacturing Association (MPMA) “If you asked me in February if we could produce a tool in 48 hours, set up 20 percent of our workforce to work remote, and turn around ventilator splitters in two weeks, I would have said you were crazy,” said Kevin Hogan, Chief Executive Officer of […]

DPI featured in Plastics Business titled Program Launch Best Practices in Pandemic-Pressed World

Article by Plastics Business Magazine Plastics processors are accustomed to pressures of new program launches and meeting customer expectations. Whether the program launch entails implementing production using new molds or transferred molds, there are processes to follow and deadlines to meet. But today, processors are approaching program launches a bit differently. The onset of the […]

Teacher Externship

DPI recently participated in a Teacher Externship, presented by Twin West Chamber of Commerce. The virtual event was designed to allow teacher’s to understand how the subjects they teach will apply to students in their future careers.