AMBA is honored to have corporate Partners that support the organization through products and services specific to the mold building industry in various ways. These Partners share in AMBA member concerns and understand the challenges of the mold building industry.

AMBA's Premier Partners provide additional value to AMBA members with special offerings made available only to AMBA members. AMBA Premier Partners (denoted by the inclusion of their logo) and Partners are listed below. We encourage every member to take advantage of these resources.

To learn more or apply for Partnership, contact the AMBA office. To view all cost-reduction programs (details available only to members), please visit here.

Premier Partners

Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

Benesch is an AmLaw 200 business law firm with offices in Cleveland, Chicago, Columbus, Hackensack, Shanghai and Wilmington, with plans to grow. The firm is known for providing practical, comprehensive advice to businesses in the mold building industry throughout the country.

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Braillon Magnetics

Braillon Magnetics has designed and manufactured magnetic systems for the industry since 1921. The company's products include magnetic workholding chucks for milling, grinding, EDM and turning, while it also manufactures demagnetizers, lifting magnets and magnetic quick mold change systems.

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CAM-TOOL by CGS North America

CAM-TOOL CAD/CAM software is designed by mold builders for mold builders. When accuracy matters, CAM-TOOL is the only option. CAM-TOOL's surface-based tool paths provide the highest accuracy tool paths in the industry, resulting in better surface finish, less polish time and longer tool life.

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Cimatron

Cimatron provides toolmakers with an integrated CAD/CAM solution for the design and manufacture of plastic injection molds, electrodes, and sheet metal stamping dies, as well as programming 2D to 5-axis milling machines.

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Creative Technology

Creative Technology Corp. delivers "Marketing Impact for Manufacturers."

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Falcon Tool Company

Seller of fine tools for mold builders, engravers, die sinkers, tool rooms, production plants and hobbyists.

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Federated Insurance

As AMBA's exclusively endorsed insurance provider, Federated provides property and casualty, workers compensation and life and disability income coverage to the mold building industry, as well as risk management loss prevention resources to policyholders.

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Grainger

The leading business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies. Offers members unbeatable purchasing discounts, free shipping and aggressive discounts.

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Harbour Results

Harbour Results, Inc. is a leading business and operational consulting firm, focused on small- to medium-sized manufacturers, offering operational and strategic advisory expertise and proprietary assessment programs to help optimize a business' performance.

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Hasco America

HASCO founded 1924 in Lüdenscheid, Germany, is the leading global supplier of modular metric standardized mold bases, system components, hot runner systems and accessories. The company's vast product range provides customized, simple and cost-efficient solutions.

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HEIDENHAIN Corporation

Leading in measurement, control, and drive system technology, HEIDENHAIN, together with AMO, ETEL, IMT, LTN, NUMERIK JENA, RENCO, and RSF, provides products that enable technological advances in the most innovative global industries: machine tools, automation, semiconductors, electronics, metrology, robotics, drive systems, medical technology, elevators, printing machines, structural health monitoring, and telescopes. The unyielding development of ever greater accuracy, dynamic performance, and process reliability in our products directly improves the performance and efficiency of your machines, automation systems, and processes. Discover the solutions offered and how they can optimize existing applications.

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INCOE

INCOE hot runner systems are the heart of the injection molding process, managing and controlling Melt Logistics® inside the mold. For over 60 years, INCOE has provided mold builders with hot runner technology solutions. The company’s global commitment is to partner with its customers and ultimately deliver satisfaction where it counts.

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Oerlikon HRSflow

Oerlikon HRSflow - part of the Polymer Solutions Division of the Swiss technology group Oerlikon - designs and manufactures hot runner systems for a wide range of applications in the plastic injection molding industry. Oerlikon HRSflow operates globally with three manufacturing centers in Europe (Italy), Asia (Hangzhou) and at Byron Center, Michigan, United States. The company provides global support with 24/7 technical service and ensures fast response from initial design stages through the end product.

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PartnerShip

A leading small package shipping management company offers shipping solutions to businesses nationwide and is recognized as an industry leader in helping businesses reduce shipping costs. PartnerShip saves businesses money on every shipment, every time.

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PCS Company

Supplying high-quality molding components, standard and special mold bases, hot runner systems, custom-made products and nanotechnology products.

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PrymeTech

PrymeTech is a metrology company and a loyal distributer of Zeiss Industrial Metrology and Handson Metrology, as well as a Universal Robotics Integrator. PrymeTech is the manufacturer of PrymeFix Fixturing which provides modular and custom fixtures for CMM and Vision Systems. PrymeTech services include contract inspection, programming, reverse engineering and training.

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PUNCH INDUSTRY USA INC.

PUNCH INDUSTRY USA INC. is the American subsidiary of mold and die components manufacturer PUNCH INDUSTRY CO. LTD. of Tokyo, Japan. The company offers high-quality and precision metric standard mold and die components with exceptional surface finish, as well as custom-made round and special shaped cores, core pins, ejectors, sleeves and punches made per-print.

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R.E.R. Software

R.E.R. Software, Inc. is the company behind InFocus, a complete machine monitoring and job tracking system specifically designed for the tooling industry that allows shops to track their machines and jobs in real-time, report historical information with ease and increase efficiency.

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SelfLube

An American manufacturer of mold components: bushings, wearstrips, gibs and assemblies, parting line locks, and more. Specials to print or CAD. ISO 9001: 2015.

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Slide Products

Slide Products has been offering support and products for the moldmaking and plastic processing markets for nearly 70 years. The Slide line includes mold cleaners, mold release agents, rust preventives, ejector pin greases and purging compounds. Slide’s factory experts schedule in-person site assessments to share field experience and solutions.

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Tebis America, Inc.

Tebis is a leading global provider of state-of-the-art software technology and high-efficiency process solutions. The company’s expertise in consulting, implementation and support helps customers develop, design and manufacture even the most complex models, molds and components quickly and cost-effectively.

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Ultra Polishing

Specialists in polishing and benching of molds and dies.

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Vincent Tool

Vincent Tool specializes in building custom injection mold bases. The company's close focus on injection molding teamed with its industry expertise allows Vincent Tool to produce American-made, high-quality mold bases at competitive prices.

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Waypoint Communications

As a trusted advisor, WayPoint Marketing Communications partners with small- to medium-sized companies to assist in reaching their organizations' business goals by implementing smart, well-thought-out marketing communications strategies.

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Wipfli + Mueller Prost

Wipfli ranks among the top 20 accounting and business consulting firms in the nation. Business today is more fluid than ever. Helping manufacturers achieve their goals takes imagination, discipline and a process that delivers results today while anticipating tomorrow’s demands. That’s Wipfli.

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Yellow

A leader in the 2-5 day LTL shipping industry with comprehensive service throughout North America, Yellow Corporation is committed to providing special negotiated rates on shipping services. The company meets customer needs by offering a variety of shipping solutions. 

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Partners

Alliance Laser Sales

Creates long-lasting successful relationships with its customers by finding solutions to the most difficult problems. The company sells laser welders, laser engravers and other custom laser manufacturing solutions. In addition, it also specializes in laser welding and engraving services.

Bales Metal Surface Solutions

Since 1978, Bales Metal Surface Solutions has provided incomparable surface finishes and tight tolerances, combined with a proud legacy of integrity and innovation. Bales fuses science and craftsmanship in all it does, by constantly expanding its capabilities and array of proprietary products and services. Whether in person or virtually with Bales MD, the Bales team is poised and ready to solve any molding challenge.

Belmont Equipment & Technologies

'Everything for EDM' has been Belmont's focus and promise since 1960. Belmont supports the aerospace, automotive, medical, power generation and defense industries with high-quality products and services, including over 7,000 EDM supplies and a wide range of EDM equipment. Machinery solutions range from standard to custom turn-key designs for small-hole EDM drilling and sinker EDM applications.

BICO Steel

BICO Steel is a steel plate and forged steel block supplier and processor specializing in precision burning, sawing, grinding, heat treating and machining. The company services the entire United States and Canada with an emphasis on quality and service.

BORIDE Engineered Abrasives

For nearly 50 years, BORIDE Engineered Abrasives has developed and manufactured abrasive products for industrial and consumer applications. From its global network of suppliers and industry experts, BORIDE also distributes products that its customers need to improve their quality and productivity.

Crystallume Engineered Diamond Products

A pioneer in the development and application of chemical vapor deposition (CVD) diamond technology for the machining of graphic electrodes.

Dijet Industrial

Dijet is a worldwide supplier of professional precision metal cutting tools and carbide wear parts. Since 1938, Dijet has been in the cemented carbide business and is especially known for its ultra-precision indexable cutting tools. The company is also well known in the sheet metal die and the injection mold industies, along with high-temp material tooling.

DME

For over 75 years, DME has led the mold building industry in innovation. The company offers custom and Xpress mold bases, DME automated coolant line systems, MUD interchangeable mold systems, hot runners, MRO equipment and products, value-added machining services and more.

DMS

DMS is a leading North American supplier of standard and special mold components and related supply products such as BORIDE, I-mold, Exaflow, Kaller Koolflow, REDE VAULT ICS LASER, BolexP Ermanno Balzi, Desoi Slide Diprofil, Almo ITC Temperature Control, NSK Mold and Die Technology and more.

Duro-Chrome Industries

Hard chrome, nickel treatments for all industry needs.

Dynamic Surface Technologies

Servicing the mold industry with the DYNA-BLUE processes to increase tool life and reduce sticking, wear and corrosion.

EDM Sales & Supplies Inc.

EDM Sales & Supplies, Inc is a small, family-owned business operating since 1975. The company is a full-service supplier to the EDM, traditional machining, injection mold building and processing, and metal finishing industries. EDM Sales & Supplies is a direct, stocking distributor for many of the industry standard tools and consumable supplies such as Poco graphite, BORIDE Engineered Abrasives, DMS mold components, IDI Precision Tools, JJ Tools Co. Ltd., Mann+Hummel filters and more!

EROWA Technology

EROWA Technology is a full-service supplier of palletization and automation systems for the North American manufacturing market. The company’s goal is to provide complete turnkey solutions for precision parts handling through most any group of manufacturing processes to meet customer needs and expectations.

Finkl Steel

Supplier of forging die steels, plastic mold steels, die casting tool steels and custom open-die forgings. Finkl Steel has four locations, Chicago – IL, Detroit – MI, Houston – TX, and Canada.

Gesswein & Company

Importing and distributing fine tools, equipment, supplies and findings for jewelry manufacturers, retailers and mold and die polishers around the globe.

GROB Systems Inc.

GROB Systems, Inc., is a family-owned company and is known worldwide for the development and manufacturing of machines and production lines for automotive OEMs for more than 90 years. GROB has since expanded its portfolio to include universal 5-axis machining centers with a unique retractable spindle that provides unmatched accessibility to the work piece, and even upside-down machining, in a collision-free environment during tool change.

Kruse Analysis

Kruse Analysis provides innovative and full capacity filling-to-warpage CAE simulation services. From idea to finished product, Kruse develops custom injection molding simulations to ensure quality results. Mold flow simulation and analysis is a valuable tool that provides the opportunity to evaluate essential aspects that impact part moldability before a part is designed and a mold is built.

Makino

Manufacturing a full line of high-performance CNC horizontal and vertical machining centers and EDMs.

Mastip, Inc.

Leading designer and manufacturer of innovative hot runner solutions to the plastics industry worldwide. Providing exceptional customer service, technical support and parts for the life cycle of the hot runner to ensure total customer satisfaction.

Meusburger

Manufacturing precision mold bases, plates and accessories. Providing a complete product inventory ready to ship worldwide within 24 hours.

MoldMaking Technology Magazine

MoldMaking Technology (MMT) has been addressing the complete lifecycle of the design, manufacture and maintenance of a mold, from design to first shot, since its launch in 1998. MMT remains committed to focusing on the needs of today’s mold builders, from successful business practices to manufacturing strategies.

Osco, Inc.

Innovative and responsive to the changing needs of the molding industry for 40 years, OSCO is recognized worldwide for the development and engineering of accurate, durable and time-saving products. OSCO’s nozzles, valves, filters and control systems save our customers downtime, waste and money.

Plastic Engineering & Technical Services

Hot runner system, valve gate systems, LAE services, temperature controllers, valve-gate sequencers.

Precision Marshall Steel Company

Manufacturer of premachined tool, die, and cold steels.

Progressive Components

Progressive is the only full-line supplier of components and mold monitoring systems that is American owned and independently operated. Headquartered in Illinois with warehouses in South Carolina and southern California, Progressive carries the finest tight-tolerance components engineered for the industry's most demanding applications.

Promac North America

Promac has been a designer and manufacturer of CNC machine tools since 1995. The company offers innovative solutions to best meet every customer request, thanks to its wide range of milling machines (3- to 6-axis) dedicated to various industrial sectors.

Regal Components

Regal Components welcomes the opportunity to be a source for standard and custom die and mold components with a commitment to provide high-precision products at the lowest possible prices. The Regal team has over 30 years of experience helping guide its customers to the right component selection for each application.

Roehr Tool Corporation

Roehr Tool Corporation is a leading manufacturer of expandable cavities and collapsible cores.

Sandler Training by EAM Consulting Group

Sandler Training is a performance development company partnering with businesses and high performing individuals to deliver training for sales, management and organizational excellence to grow top and bottom lines with locations in the Southeast, West and Central Michigan.

St. Paul Engraving Inc.

St. Paul Engraving Inc. was established in 1976 to serve the mold and die industry. The company's services include mold texturing / graining, engraving, tool repair and polishing. As one of the industry's growing leaders utilizing the latest technology, St. Paul Engraving is committed to quality, customer service and unparalleled lead times.

Swiss Steel USA, Inc.

Flexible specialty steel solutions from a single source. Swiss Steel's reputation as experts in the field of steel products is based on over 160 years of tradition in the production of specialty steels.

Synventive Molding Solutions, Inc.

Providing hot runner systems, machine nozzles, hot sprue bushings and hot runner temperature controllers for the injection molding industry.

UNISIG

UNISIG is the leading producer of gundrilling and BTA deep hole drilling machines. The company's industry-leading customers around the world rely on UNISIG deep hole drilling technologies for powerful, intuitive capabilities. UNISIG engineers its machines to handle a complete range of applications and supports them with the highest level of expertise and service.

voestalpine High Performance Metals Corp. (Bohler)

voestalpine High Performance Metals Corp. provides mold steels, tools steels, PVD coatings and additive manufacturing solutions. The company is a U.S. operation of voestalpine AG, a leading steel and technology group.

Wisconsin Engraving Company

Wisconsin Engraving Company offers full-service engraving, texturing and specialty services for the most difficult projects across a multitude of industries. With a focus on integrity, care and craftsmanship, the company services injection, thermoform, blow and rotational molds and stamping dies.