ISO 13485:2016 Certification

Posted on Mar 20, 2023 in Company News

Pacific Plastics Injection Molding (PPIM), a division of Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), is proud to announce that it has achieved ISO 13485:2016 certification for the medical device industry. ISO 13485 certification is part of the company’s growth initiative to meet the increased demand for medical device contract manufacturing. ISO 13485:2016 is an international standard that […]

New Additive Manufacturing Material Available

Posted on Nov 18, 2022 in Company News

A new additive manufacturing material is available for Acceleration Station™, powered by the Carbon® Digital Light Synthesis™ (DLS™) process. The Acceleration Station engineering and production teams work closely with you to save time and money, by optimizing parts for digital manufacturing. Design for additive manufacturing can make previously unmanufacturable parts, such as lattices and complex […]

Employee Spotlight: Rodd Joos

Posted on Nov 14, 2022 in Company News

DPI is pleased to announce Rodd Joos as vice president of operations. In his new role, Rodd will manage sourcing, manufacturing and shipping departments while realizing operational efficiency gains and further integrating our facilities in Brooklyn Park, MN and Vista, CA. Rodd has been with DPI for over two years and has been a key […]

DPI Awards Glimpse Diagnostics with an Acceleration Station Service Grant

Posted on Oct 14, 2022 in Company News

Parent company, Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI), has awarded a $2,500 Acceleration Station™ service grant to Glimpse Diagnostics. Offered in partnership with Medical Alley Association’s Starts program, the grants provide design for additive manufacturing and 3D printing services to medical device start-up companies in Minnesota. Acceleration Station, powered by the Carbon® Digital Light Synthesis™ (DLS™) additive manufacturing […]

Reshore Parts Manufacturing with Confidence

Posted on Aug 29, 2022 in Company News

Supply chain uncertainties and increasing geopolitical tensions have encouraged many United States companies to reshore the manufacture of critical parts and products to North America. Improved supply chain reliability, closer proximity to materials and greater vendor collaboration deliver the added benefits of increased speed to market and shorter lead times. Additionally, many contract manufacturers, including […]

Vertical Gardens Made Locally

Posted on Jul 7, 2022 in Company News

Gardening without a lot of ground space can be a challenge. Our customer, Vertical Garden USA, created a clever solution that can add greenery to walls and fences. These wall planter systems are produced in our Vista, CA facility. Injection molding presses make the final product, and our assembly team packages the planters into the […]

Manufacturing the Impossible with Modern Technology

Posted on May 31, 2022 in Company News

Manufacturing the Impossible – in Vista, CA Join Pacific Plastics Injection Molding for an afternoon exploring how our investments in new manufacturing capabilities can help you get products to market faster and affordably. Tour our facility expansion, listen to our keynote and explore the newest advancements in plastic additive/3D manufacturing and injection molding.  July 28, […]

MD&M West 2022: Discover Your Manufacturing Secret Spice

Posted on Mar 28, 2022 in Company News

Discover the secret ingredients that help medical device companies get to market faster at MD&M West 2022. Our service, experience and expertise gives you a manufacturing competitive advantage. Visit booth 3428 to learn how advanced plastic-injection molding and additive manufacturing has been leveraged by startup and established businesses to enhance products and increase profits. Just for stopping by, you’ll […]

Employee-Owners’ Dedication Increase Share Price by 36%

Posted on Mar 21, 2022 in Company News

While the past two years have brought challenges, uncertainties and hardship, we are very proud of our employees’ strength and creativity to overcome these trials and meet the needs of our customers. As a result of exceptional performance, our employee-owners increased Diversified Plastics, Inc. (DPI) and Pacific Plastics Injection Molding (PPIM) share price by 36% […]

Best Places to Work Finalist

Posted on Mar 7, 2022 in Company News

We’re excited to be named a finalist in Plastics News Best Places to Work list. The ninth annual list features processors and supplies who have a facility in the United States or Canada, employ 15 or more staff and derive at least 50 percent of revenue from plastics-related operations. To rank companies in the list, […]