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AMBA Announces Tools for Schools Grant Recipients in Chicago
AMBA recognizes 12 schools in the Chicago area that received Tools for Schools grants.

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Tradeshow Tuesday: On Display at Amerimold 2018, Part 7
Amerimold 2018 is next week! Is your schedule booked? Are your bags packed? Check out this week’s slideshow to see some of what will be on display at the show. 

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Reports Provide Easy Reference and Industry Insights
The American Mold Builders Association released a wage report, a business forecast and a mold builder sourcebook in 2018.

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Connecting Mold Builders and Buyers at Amerimold 2018
Mold buyers and builders experience many of the same challenges for which they are each seeking solutions and that is where Amerimold comes into play.

Amerimold 2018: Working Together
Working together—filling the local skills gap and supporting the supply chain—is a theme running through a couple of Amerimold’s Tech Talk showfloor presentations next month in Novi, Michigan.

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AMBA Releases Annual Wage and Benefits Report
The report represents the largest compensation study focused on the U.S. mold building industry.

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Tax Reform Impact on Research Incentives
Tax reform changes the benefits of the R&D tax credit and the alternative minimum tax.

AMBA Chicago Supplier Night 2018

Successful Supplier Nights Help "Mold" Careers
The Chicago Chapter of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) recently hosted its fourth successful supplier night fundraiser that continues to provide much-needed support for promoting careers in moldmaking.

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Association Update: News and Reviews from Industry Organizations
News and reviews from American Mold Builders Association (AMBA), The Mold Technologies Division of The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPEMTD) and Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM).

AMBA Plant Tour Comes to Amerimold
MoldMaking Technology’s May issue has a story about Quest Industries and its unique approach to scheduling to accurately predict mold deliveries. But what makes this story extra special is that Quest has agreed to open its doors for an AMBA plant tour during Amerimold. 

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Tradeshow Tuesday: Coming Up at NPE2018
Cruise through this week’s slideshow to see more of what’s coming up at NPE2018.

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AMBA Releases 2018 Business Forecast Report
Copies are available to qualified mold builders at NPE2018 in booth S33058.

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AMBA 2018 Sourcebook Connects Clients to Mold Builders
The AMBA says that the 2018 AMBA Sourcebook is a key resource in the industry, providing valuable information for sourcing skills-certified mold builders in the United States. 

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The Bottom Line: Taxation of Mold Builders: 1998 vs. 2018
Tax laws are much more favorable for mold shops today than they were 20 years ago. 

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How MoldMaking Technology Magazine Came to Be
Twenty years ago a moldmaker launched this magazine, legitimizing an industry and then passed it on to a passionate media company, which took it to the next level.

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AMBA Supplier Nights to Benefit Career and Scholarship Programs
Support the West Michigan and Chicago chapters of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) by attending supplier night fundraisers  (April 11 and 18, respectively) for workforce development projects.

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Tradeshow Tuesday: Gearing Up for NPE2018
Cruise through this week’s slideshow for a peek at some of what will be on display at NPE2018.

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AMBA Releases 2018 Business Forecast Report
Copies are available to qualified mold builders at NPE2018 in booth S33058.

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"Common Sense Manufacturing" Concept Drives Efficiencies at Byrne Tool
A 100-percent commitment to Common Sense Manufacturing (CSM) has helped Byrne Tool + Design reduce waste on multiple levels and drive improvements and growth.

Tooling Trailblazer of the Year Award

Hurrah for the Trailblazers
MSI Mold Builders was named Tooling Trailblazer of the Year by the American Mold Builders Association for its exceptional efforts to promote moldmaking as a career. The award was presented during the AMBA’s annual conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

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