Minnesota Diversified industries, otherwise known as MDI, has kicked off the new year with a new look. The nonprofit, which manufactures corrugated plastic largely for packaging and environmental applications, celebrated this week the completion of an 11,000-square-foot addition to its Minneapolis headquarters facility.

The expansion, along with the approximately 40 employees added in the last year, reflects the company’s recent progress.

“From food and beverage to construction and commercial interiors, our work in the commercial sector has grown significantly in recent years,” says Peter McDermott, president and CEO of MDI. “The additional space will support our continued growth.”

McDermott notes that MDI is also making a concerted effort to build out its presence in the medical sector. To that effect, the company converted 2,000 square feet of space in 2018 into a white room to become certified for medical device assembly and packaging.

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