Chapter Affiliations

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

Chicago Chapter

Chuck Klingler, President
Phone: 773.774.0166



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

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

Brad Rusthoven, Treasurer
Phone: 517.321.5609

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


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

Questions? Email Andy Baker at

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