Founded in 1982, Dittrich Specialties Inc. is a provider of packaging and assembly services. Located in New Ulm, Minn., the company provides manual/semi-automatic packaging and assembly, which includes blister, shrink wrap, hand and clamshell packaging. It also provides auto/manual bagging, customer displays, sub-assembly manufacturing, complete machine assembly and hand insertion of circuit boards. Dittrich Specialties Inc. employs more than 100 people on its 29,000-square foot production space and 20,000-square foot warehousing facility. The firm s six-station machines produce package quantities from 600 to 1200 blisters per hour. Some of the company s vendors for blister production are Alloyd, Brookdale Plastics and Algus.