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:

Supplier Night
October 27, 2021 | 4-9PM CST
Medinah Shrine Center, Addison, IL (Address: 550 Shriners Drive in Addison, IL)
 

Agenda:

  • 4-7 p.m.: Exhibits are free to mold manufacturers and their employees
  • 7-9 p.m.: Buffet dinner, update on Chicago Chapter activities and presentation by Garrison Wynn.

Guest Speaker: Garrison Wynn, comic, speaker and Amazon bestselling author


 

Event Cost

•    $65 per member/partner/$95 per non-member.
•    Group rate of $55 for 4 or more from the same AMBA member/partner company.
•    $95 walk-in rate

Event Registration    Sponsor Registration

For additional event details, contact Greta Salamando at 312-572-9040 or ChicagoAMBA@gmail.com

 

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  

14th Annual Golf Outing: Friday, September 17, 2021 at Boulder Creek Golf Club

During this event, AMBA members and industry professionals will gather to raise funds for benefit the AMBA West Michigan Chapter Scholarship Fund. Funds raised will directly benefit local members and their employees.

Download the registration form here.

Registration deadline: Monday, August 30, 2021

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