Dedicated Employee Owners

Proud to be part of an ESOP (employee stock ownership plan), all Diversified Plastics employees—including our sales team, talented engineers, skilled machinists and toolmakers, machine operators and assemblers—are truly dedicated to the success of the company.

Sales Team

Aliza Alverson
Business Development Manager

Biography

At Diversified Plastics, Inc, (DPI), Aliza Alverson is instrumental in helping medical device manufacturers achieve go-to-market success. She prioritizes the customer experience to create a unique collaborative partnership. Prior to joining DPI, Alverson was a sales engineer at Sandvik Coromant, headquartered in Sandviken, Sweden. There, she was responsible for current and prospective customer sales and productivity solutions to high-technology manufacturers. She has a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin—River Falls.

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Kaci Clare Maciej
Business Development Manager

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Maciej has nearly two decades of experience in medical device manufacturing and plastics injection molding, consulting with clients, increasing customer retention and expanding the customer base. Prior to joining DPI, Maciej was Midwest medical sales manager at Westfall Technik in Las Vegas, Nev. She holds a Bachelor of Liberal Arts Degree from St. Cloud State University.

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Janel Rosine
Sales Engineer

Biography

During her career at Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), Janel Rosine has gained over two and a half decades of experience in plastic injection molding and additive manufacturing. She leverages this extensive knowledge to provide customers with advanced manufacturing solutions and responsive service. Rosine is also responsible for supervising the daily operations of DPI’s customer advocacy department. She is a graduate of the Minnesota School of Computer Imaging. In 2020, Rosine was selected by Plastics News for Women Breaking the Mold.

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Raymond Schenk
Sales Engineer

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Raymond Schenk has over 24 years of experience in the plastics industry. Previously, he served as general manager at Pioneer Plastics, Inc., Eagan, Minn. He also held the positions of technical manager at Laurel Biocomposite, LLC, in Laurel, Neb. and vice president sales at Arc Precision, LLC, in Isanti, Minn. In addition, Schenk was the chief operating officer for Agri-Polymerix, LLC, Le Center, Minn.; sales engineer at Donatelle Plastics, Inc., New Brighton, Minn.; and president at Dyna Plast, Inc., Ramsey, Minn. He holds a Business Administration degree from Aurora University, Aurora, Ill.

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Customer Advocates

Janel Rosine
Customer Advocacy
Supervisor
Biography
Responsible for supervising the daily operations of DPI’s customer advocacy department, Janel Rosine has over two and a half decades of experience in plastic injection molding and additive manufacturing. She leverages her extensive knowledge to provide advanced manufacturing solutions and responsive service. Rosine started her career at DPI as an estimator, advancing into customer service and management. She is a graduate of the Minnesota School of Computer Imaging. In 2020, Rosine was selected by Plastics News for Women Breaking the Mold.
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Sydney Graham
Customer Advocate
Biography
Sydney Graham has many years of experience in customer service and sales. Prior to joining DPI, Graham interned at Aria CV, a St. Paul, Minn. based medical device company. A recent graduate from the University of Minnesota Duluth, she holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing with a minor in entrepreneurship.
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Keeley Winters
Customer Assistant
Biography
Winters first joined Diversified Plastics, Inc. in 2015 as an assembler/trimmer. In 2020, he was promoted to his current position as customer assistant. Before joining DPI, he worked for Solar Plastics in Delano, Minn. Winters studied automotive technology at Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis.
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Engineering

Vincent Pope
Engineering Manager
Biography
Vincent Pope has 30 years of experience serving in leadership positions in a range of industries, including 13 years in plastic-injection molding. Pope has also held leadership positions in plastic extrusion, additive manufacturing (AM) and contract manufacturing companies. He has experience in a range of industries, such as medical device, aerospace, defense and electronics.
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Adam Davis
Project
Engineer
Biography
Adam Davis has over five years of experience as the estimator at Diversified Plastics, Inc. Prior to joining the company, Davis was responsible for customer service, purchasing, project management and estimating at Micra Enterprises, headquartered in Hugo, Minn. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Concordia University in Nebraska.
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AJ Frisell
Technical Support Engineer Acceleration Station
Biography
Technical support engineer and customer service representative at DPI, AJ Frisell originally joined DPI as an inside sales representative. Responsible for preparing quotes for Carbon digital additive manufacturing projects, he also actively manages key accounts for plastic injection molding and the Acceleration Station. AJ received his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Montana and a certification in Design for Manufacturing: 3D Printing from Dunwoody College of Technology.
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Raymond Schenk
Senior Sales Engineer

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Raymond Schenk has over 24 years of experience in the plastics industry. Previously, he served as general manager at Pioneer Plastics, Inc., Eagan, Minn. He also held the positions of technical manager at Laurel Biocomposite, LLC, in Laurel, Neb. and vice president sales at Arc Precision, LLC, in Isanti, Minn. In addition, Schenk was the chief operating officer for Agri-Polymerix, LLC, Le Center, Minn.; sales engineer at Donatelle Plastics, Inc., New Brighton, Minn.; and president at Dyna Plast, Inc., Ramsey, Minn. He holds a Business Administration degree from Aurora University, Aurora, Ill.

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Prathna Oudom
Supervisor/Process Engineer
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Mike Bartell
Tooling Designer
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Quality

Gary LaTraille
Quality Director
Biography
Gary LaTraille has more than 34 years of experience in medical device manufacturing, quality management and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining DPI, LaTraille was Director of Quality Assurance at AdvancedCath / TE Connectivity in Eden Prairie, Minn. Mr. LaTraille received a Bachelor of Arts Degree from Metropolitan State University. In addition, he has earned many quality certifications, including ASQ Certified Manager of Quality and Operational Excellence (CMQ/OE).
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Brandon Burnette
Quality Assurance Manager
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Brandon Burnette is an experienced quality manager and has spent over 10 years in process development, control and improvement. Before joining the DPI team, Burnette was a quality engineer with Spectralytics headquartered in Dassel, Minn. He studied industrial technology at North Dakota State University and holds a bachelor’s degree in manufacturing.
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