AMBA Member Impact Interviews

The American Mold Builders Association serves its membership by focusing on five core areas of impact: workforce development, strategic networking, benchmarking, cost-reduction and advocacy. Below, AMBA members describe the importance of these issues to their company and the impact of AMBA's initiatives on their bottom line. 

Don Dumoulin, Owner and CEO
Precise Tooling Solutions, Columbus, IN

In this interview with Don Dumoulin, key topics included:

  • The importance of team dynamics
  • Continued on-time deliveries
  • Screening software
  • Advocacy efforts
  • Impact of the AMBA community during COVID-19

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Brad Rusthoven, Human Resources Manager
Franchino Mold & Engineering, Lansing, MI

In this interview with Brad Rusthoven, key topics included: 

  • Team accomplishments, including new certifications
  • Benchmarking efforts
  • Power of learning from others

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Jim Sperber, Owner and President 
Master Tool and Mold, Inc., Grafton, WI

In this interview with Jim Sperber, key topics included: 

  • Learning how to run a business
  • The importance of relying on and learning from others
  • Roundtable discussions with AMBA members
  • Sharing challenges and best practices

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