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

Chicago Chapter

Chuck Klingler, President
Phone: 773.774.0166



Board Meeting and Chapter Meeting: Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at Medinah Banquets from 6-9 PM. Register here.

Join other AMBA members during the Chicago Chapter's upcoming September event, where Doug Gibson and Nick Nasti of Federated Insurance will address liability issues surrounding the hiring of young interns or apprentices. AMBA members are also welcome to participate in the annual board meeting, which will be held prior from 4-5:30 PM. Cost to attend is $60 per member / $80 per non-member, with a special group rate of $50 per person for four or more people from the same member company.

Want more information? Download the Spring 2019 Newsletter 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


Tuesday Evening Quarterly Meeting and Scholarship Awards: August 16, 2019, Boulder Creek Restaurant.

Friday Annual Golf Outing: August 16, 2019, Boulder Creek Golf Club. 

On August 16, 2019, the West Michigan Chapter will host its 12th Annual Golf Outing. Contests will include a 4-person scramble, longest drive, closest to the pin, hole-in-one and much more! The majority of the proceeds will go to the AMBA West Michigan Chapter Scholarship Fund. This will directly benefit our local members and their employees.

Download the registration form here. For sponsorship opportunities, click here

Tuesday Evening Quarterly Meeting & T.A.P. Awards: November 5, 2019, Boulder Creek Restaurant.

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