AMBA Awards $10,000 in Scholarships

According to the organization, the annual program demonstrates its commitment to the industry, education, and the offering of valuable member benefits.

The National office of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA), Indianapolis, IN, recently awarded $10,000 in scholarship funds for 2015. AMBA's National Scholarship program to date has awarded over $253,000 nationally since the program's inception in 1991. The annual Scholarship Program continues to demonstrate AMBA's commitment to the industry, education and offering valuable member benefits.

Each year, the AMBA awards scholarships to the employees or dependents of employees of AMBA member companies. The Scholarship program is designed to help facilitate education in moldmaking in the US. This scholarship's priority is to assist students who desire to pursue a career in 1) mold design, CAD/CAM programming for machine tools, machine tool skills or moldmaking, 2) plastics industry manufacturing (including plastics engineering, plastic part design or plastics processing technicians) or 3) other related areas of continued training/education.

The 2015 AMBA National Scholarship Program awarded $1,000 to the following recipients (including their respective AMBA member companies): Christian Seaver, attending Muskegon Community College (Viking Tool & Engineering Inc.); Andrew Davis, attending Waukesha County Technical College (Imperial Tool & Plastics); Corey Bucholz, attending Moraine Park Technical College (RAM Tool, Inc.); Jeremy Palmer, attending Precision Manufacturing Institute (Tech Molded Plastics); Justin Pickar, attending Saint Paul College (Mo-Tech Corp.); Thomas Lang, attending Waukesha County Technical College (Imperial Tool & Plastics); Austin Harris, attending Tri County Technical College (JMMS, Inc.); Taylor Beck, attending Precision Manufacturing Institute (Tech Molded Plastics); Robert Weaver, attending Saint Paul College (Mo-Tech Corp.) and Cody Smits, attending Ferris State University (CS Tool Engineering).

The AMBA congratulates each of these deserving students and wishes them the best in their endeavors. For more information on the AMBA Scholarship Program, visit www.amba.org or call 317.436.3102.