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 | 4:00PM - 8:30PM CST
Medinah Banquets, Addison, IL

For everyone's health and safety, Supplier Night has been rescheduled to Wednesday, October 27, 2021. To register as an exhibitor and receive more information, 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  

2020 West Michigan Scholarship Award Nominations Now Open!

To see eligibility requirements and to apply, click here. Deadline: Nov. 6, 2020, 3PM.  

Send all material to:

Andy Baker, WM AMBA Scholarship Program
Byrne Tool + Design
316 Byrne Industrial Dr.
Rockford, MI 49341
bakera@byrne-tool.com

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