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Published September 24, 2020
Save the Date for AMBA's upcoming Virtual Forum: The Application of Continuous Improvement
Nov. 4-5, 2020 | 10AM – 3PM EST
While economic uncertainty introduces stress and forces change, it also presents a unique opportunity for business leaders to renew their focus on the application and evaluation of continuous improvement in their facilities. Through incremental process improvement and reduction of waste, manufacturers are able to increase both their output and efficiencies, while decreasing their footprint in an ever-increasingly competitive global market.
During the AMBA’s upcoming virtual forum, “The Application of Continuous Improvement,” attendees will hear case studies, presentations and real-world examples of continuous improvement and the ROI achieved. Programming will include peer-to-peer interactions, best-in-class panel discussions and expert keynote presentations.
Stay tuned for more details here.
This is a members-only event.
Annual Wage and Salary Survey Now Open
AMBA has launched its annual Wage and Salary survey. This survey collects and analyzes wage and salary information for over 50 job functions commonly found in mold building operations, helping mold builders benchmark employee wages in the mold manufacturing industry.
For those who have completed this survey in the past: due to increased interest in health and other employee benefits, AMBA will survey all benefits questions separately in early 2021.
The report generated from this survey is available at no cost to participating AMBA members. Non-member participants will be able to purchase the report at a discounted rate.
Deadline: Oct. 16, 2020. Complete survey here today.
80% Sold for “Get Lean – A Project-Based Application Series for Emerging Leaders”
Begins Oct. 12, 2020 | 11AM EST
During this six-part series, Continuous Improvement Consultant Matin Karbassioon will coach 40-and-under AMBA member attendees through the ‘why’ and ‘how’ of lean manufacturing principles, including deeper dives into problem-solving methodology, visual-management, the importance and method of value stream thinking and more.
Through Karbassioon's facilitation, attendees will:
The series begins October 12, 2020. For agenda and registration details, visit here.
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Amerimold 2021 Moves to September
Sept. 22-23, 2021
The annual Amerimold show will return in 2021 to Rosemont, IL, September 22-23.
In a post-COVID world, mold builders, molders, OEMs and tier suppliers will be more eager than ever before to come to together to network, build their brands and learn from the industry's best.
As a special bonus, Amerimold 2021 will be co-located with three outstanding programs that will give immeasurable value to those attending the show: Molding 2021, Gardner Business Media’s Extrusion Conference and Rotoplas (presented by the Association of Rotational Molders). More information will be available soon.
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OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Update
Oct. 14, 2020 | 9AM – 12PM EST
Registration is now open for the annual OESA/HRI Automotive Tooling Update. The virtual event will provide valuable information shops need to navigate the uncertain future and plan for success.
The event will share how the presidential race will impact the economy, tariffs and the manufacturing industry; review what the future holds for the economy and how it impacts the automotive supply chain; and provide an automotive tool and die forecast along with best and worst case scenarios to support future plans. Additionally, action steps will be provided that will help shops stabilize and pursue new business opportunities.
Event speakers will include: