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

Chicago Chapter

Chuck Klingler, President
Phone: 773.774.0166



Chapter Meeting: Tues., Feb. 11, 2020, from 6-9PM at Medinah Banquets

Bodycote will do an informative presentation on heat treatment processors. Cost is $60/member or $80/non-member and includes networking hour and buffet dinner. To register, click here.

6th Annual Supplier Night: Wed., Apr. 8, 2020, from 6-9PM at Medinah Banquets

This annual event supports the Chapter's efforts in promoting mold manufacturing careers. More than 30 companies will have their latest products and services on display. Stay for the dinner and presentation by Garrison Wynn, best-selling author, former Fortune 500 leader and professional comedian for his address on real-life management and leadership solutions in "GETTING RESULTS: Turning Talent into Performance."

For information on exhibiting at the event, click here. For information on attending the event, click here.

To learn more about the Chicago Chapter's latest news, click here.

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

Minnesota Chapter

Tim Bartz, President
Phone: 651.426.3216

Southeast Michigan Chapter

Rick Hecker, President
Phone: 586.296.9640

Southwest Michigan Chapter

Dan Reifschneider, Vice President
Phone: 269.465.4020

West Michigan Chapter

Andy Baker, President
Phone: 616.866.4479

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


There are no upcoming events at this time.

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