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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Meets the Challenge of Rapid Global Demand for Nonin's Onyx Fingertip Pulse Oximeters
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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Meets the Challenge of Rapid Global Demand for Nonin's Onyx Fingertip Pulse Oximeters

More than a year before the COVID-19 pandemic began, John Scrivener, a senior buyer from Nonin Medical, Inc., contacted Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) to learn about the company’s capabilities and capacity as part of a supplier selection process. That was the start of a mutual partnership in the fight against COVID-19. Nonin Medical’s Onyx® Fingertip Pulse Oximeter The Nonin supplier...

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Juno Spacecraft, Containing Components Manufactured by Diversified Plastics, Inc., is Orbiting Jupiter
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Juno Spacecraft, Containing Components Manufactured by Diversified Plastics, Inc., is Orbiting Jupiter

MINNEAPOLIS - Launched by NASA in August 2011, the solar-powered Juno spacecraft entered Jupiter's orbit on Monday, July 4, 2016.Â-  The spacecraft is carrying the Jovian Auroral Distribution Experiment (JADE) instrument, which contains three parts manufactured by Minnesota-based Diversified Plastics, Inc. Engineered by a nationally recognized independent research and development...

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Diversified Plastics' Components Are Aboard NASA's Juno Spacecraft to Jupiter
Chemicals & Gases

Diversified Plastics' Components Are Aboard NASA's Juno Spacecraft to Jupiter

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 JADE sensors are designed to measure and...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Diversified Plastics, Inc. Manufactures Manifold for Innovative New Medical Device for Ischemic Stroke

MINNEAPOLIS-Diversified Plastics, Inc. has been chosen by CoAxia(TM), Inc. to produce a polycarbonate miniature manifold, which is part of CoAxia's NeuroFlo(TM) catheter. The catheter is currently in clinical trials to determine the effectiveness of a unique approach to treat ischemic stroke. "We began working with Diversified Plastics two years ago in preparation for introducing a smaller...

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Injection Molding Service offers one-stop parts prototyping.

Injection Molding Service offers one-stop parts prototyping.

Project development services include part design assistance, CAD, machined plastic prototypes, SLA models, prototype aluminum or soft steel tools, production molds, and production molding. This one-stop-plastic-parts capability accelerates process for formulating fully functional and moldable components. Compatible with various materials, value-added services include product assembly, pad/silk...

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Announces Three Supervisory Promotions

Minneapolis—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...

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Significantly Increases Vertical-Press Capacity to Support Medical Device and Other Manufacturers

MINNEAPOLIS—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...

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Wins Coveted Tekne Award for Advanced Manufacturing

MINNEAPOLIS—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...

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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...

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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, we’ve had a family...

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Meets the Challenge of Rapid Global Demand for Nonin's Onyx Fingertip Pulse Oximeters
Test & Measurement

Diversified Plastics, Inc. Meets the Challenge of Rapid Global Demand for Nonin's Onyx Fingertip Pulse Oximeters

More than a year before the COVID-19 pandemic began, John Scrivener, a senior buyer from Nonin Medical, Inc., contacted Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) to learn about the company’s capabilities and capacity as part of a supplier selection process. That was the start of a mutual partnership in the fight against COVID-19. Nonin Medical’s Onyx® Fingertip Pulse Oximeter The Nonin supplier...

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Pacific Plastics Injection Molding Unveils World-Class Facility Expansion

VISTA, Calif.—Delivering on a customer-forward strategy for future growth, Pacific Plastics Injection Molding (PPIM), a division of Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), has unveiled a 5,000-square-foot addition to its existing production facility. Started in September of last year, the expansion further increases PPIM's capability of always exceeding customer requirements, simultaneously...

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. increases capacity of its Acceleration Station™ to meet fast-turn manufacturing demand in support of the COVID-19 response

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and additive manufacturer of high-precision components, has activated its third Carbon® printer, named Einstein. A tribute to the late physicist, this Carbon printer, powered by Digital Light Synthesis™ (DLS™) technology, breaks the bond of traditional manufacturing. In just one year, customer demand has grown...

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Receives 2019 Excellence in Employee Relations Award

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision thermoplastic components, was named winner of the 2019 Plastics News Excellence in Employee Relations Award. According to Plastic News, the Excellence in Employee Relations Award is given to companies that excel in this individual category of the Processor of the Year...

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Diversified Plastics, Inc. Selected as ACG BOLD Awards Finalist

MINNEAPOLIS—Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), a custom plastic-injection molder and digital manufacturer of high-precision thermoplastic components, has been selected as a finalist by the Minnesota chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth's (ACG) eighth annual BOLD Awards. BOLD Awards honor and recognize exceptional organizations, corporate leaders and teams driving successful...

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