Chapter Affiliations

The American Mold Builders Association has 5 chapter affiliations which include the following:

Chicago Chapter

Chuck Klingler, President
Phone: 773.774.0166
Email: cek@janler.com

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Classic/Unique Car Show
August 5, 2020 | 5:30PM - 8:30PM CST
Medinah Banquets, Addison, IL

Join the AMBA Chicago Chapter for a unique car show, folllowed by a BBQ feast. $60 members/$80 non-members. Click here for registration.

To download the Summer 2020 Benchmark Newsletter, click here.

If you have any questions, please contact ambachicagochapter@comcast.net.

Interested in learning more about a career in mold building? Visit the Chicago Chapter website at moldyourcareer.org to learn more about the mold building industry.

Minnesota Chapter

Tim Bartz, President
Phone: 651.426.3216
Email: thbartz@mold-craft.com

Southeast Michigan Chapter

Rick Hecker, President
Phone: 586.296.9640
Email: rick.hecker@eifel-inc.com

Southwest Michigan Chapter

Dan Reifschneider, Vice President
Phone: 269.465.4020
Email: danr@accu-die.com

West Michigan Chapter

Andy Baker, President
Phone: 616.866.4479
Email: bakera@byrne-tool.com

Brad Rusthoven, Treasurer
Phone: 517.321.5609
Email: bradr@franchino.com

See the most recent West Michigan chapter newsletter here. To join the chapter email list, please submit a request to amba.westmi@gmail.com

UPCOMING EVENTS  

Breakfast Meeting: Feb. 11, 2020, 8:30 AM at Boulder Creek Golf Course (5750 Brewer, Belmont, MI 49306)

Topic: Upcoming events for 2020 and open discussion on member company outlook for 2020
Cost: $25 for Members / $35 for Non-Members
 

Please RSVP by Wed., Feb. 5, 2020. Questions? Email Andy Baker at bakera@byrne-tool.com.


Chapter Goals:

The AMBA has chapter affiliations to help promote growth and stability of the mold building industry; to support local workforce development initiatives; to endorse openness, networking and idea sharing between members and to foster a feeling of community and connection.

Chapter Requirements:

  • Establish Board of Directors with defined responsibilities
  • Include a minimum of 5 member companies
  • Create and maintain three active committees - Membership, Program, and Education
  • Schedule a minimum of 4 chapter meetings per year with specific meeting topics
  • Forward meeting announcements to AMBA national office
  • Document and send board minutes and financial statements to AMBA national on a semi-annual basis

Why Form a Chapter?

  • To inform members
  • To educate members
  • To foresee and utilize networking opportunities amongst local member companies