American Mold Builders Association

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Indianapolis, IN 46256 US



A Message from American Mold Builders Association

AMBA Launches New Website

December 5, 2018 Indianapolis, IN – Today, the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) announced the official launch of, a website devoted to the AMBA mission of providing workforce development solutions, networking and benchmarking opportunities and industry promotion for members’ success.

AMBA Releases Annual Wage and Benefits Report

December 20, 2018 On December 20, 2018, the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA), Indianapolis, IN, announced the release of its annual AMBA Wage and Benefits Report.

AMBA and MAPP Partner with Plastec West

January 28, 2019 The American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) and the Manufacturers Association for Plastics Processors (MAPP) in partnership with PLASTEC West/MD&M West, is excited to host a joint Happy Hour reception on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 from 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm, where mold builders and plastics processors will have an opportunity to mingle business with beer.

AMBA Releases Managing the Sales Pipeline Report

February 1, 2019 In early February 2019, the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA), announced the release of its first report of the year, Managing the Sales Pipeline.

AMBA Launches Network for Young Professionals

January 31, 2019 Today, the American Mold Builders Association announced the official launch of its Emerging Leaders Network, a gropu that will bring together innovative, creative and dedicated young professionals from across all AMBA member companies.

AMBA 2019 State of the Mold Industry Report

February 18, 2019 The American Mold Builders Association (AMBA), Indianapolis, IN, recently released its annual AMBA Business Forecast Report.

As Seen In MoldMaking Technology

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Michigan Moldmaker Produces Tools Onshore and Off
Rather than fighting offshore competitors, Liberty Molds has spent the last 15 years producing injection tools in both China and Michigan—and it’s paid off.

MMT Chat: Vials for the Vaccine/Antibody Testing
COVID has made work a little more challenging but it is also teaching teams “to do things a little bit differently” so they can turn jobs around a lot faster. MMT Editorial Director Christina Fuges chatted with one Illinois mold builder and molder who did not take on PPE, but instead, focused on tooling for vials used to collect DNA for vaccine/antibody development.

Amerimold Connects Product Showcase, Part 2
Plan ahead for Amerimold Connects with a sneak peek of some highlighted products from OSG USA Inc., Hasco America, Inc., Best Tool & Engineering Company Inc., the American Mold Builders Association , Cheto Corporation and Matsuura Machinery USA Inc.

VIDEO: 2020 Leadtime Leader Award Winner: Precise Tooling Solutions Inc. — The Power of People and a Plan
The proof is in this winning shop’s three-pillared value proposition and three-phase growth plan that promotes empowers people while promoting quality product and profit.

Sourcebook Publication Provides Access to Valuable Resources
The American Mold Builders Association announces that its annual 2020 Sourcebook publication is available in both a digital and hard copy format.

AMBA Files Comments Against Lifting Chinese Mold Tariffs
The American Mold Builders Association filed formal comments with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative asking that it not lift Section 301 tariffs related to the COVID-19 pandemic for plastic injection molds imported from China.

AMBA Takes Pulse of Mold Building Industry During COVID-19 Crisis
The American Mold Builders Association has published the first results of its bi-weekly Industry Pulse Survey to give business leaders insight into the state of the mold building industry during the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020-2023 Editorial Advisory Board: Meet New Board Member Charles Daniels
The 2020-2023 version of MoldMaking Technology's EAB features a new crew of 12 industry professionals. Here's one of them.

AMBA Hosts Coronavirus Webinars
The American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) continues to offer coronavirus, or COVID-19, resources, including informative webinars.

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A Cooperative Spirit and Uncommon Service: Baumann Tool & Die
With a philosophy of ‘being there for the life of the tool,’ Baumann Tool & Die offers molders a host of design, production and maintenance services to extend tool life.

AMBA Conference 2020 Registration Opens
The American Mold Builders Association announces registration for the AMBA Conference 2020, April 29 – May 1, Hyatt Regency Downtown, Indianapolis, IN has opened.

Noteworthy News: Community Updates
Take a moment to sit back and reflect on some of the industry happenings from the past few weeks from American Mold Builders Association, Tsugami/Rem Sales and the Reshoring Initiative team.

AMBA Tooling Trailblazer 2019 Award winner

Association Update: News and Reviews from Industry Organizations, December 2019
News and reviews from the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) and Canadian Association of Mold Makers (CAMM), and The Mold Technologies Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE).

AMBA Chicago Announces 2019 Mold Your Career Award Winner
Three outstanding apprentices were nominated for the 2019 Mold Your Career Award, presented by the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA), Chicago Chapter.

Noteworthy News: Working Together
Businesses like Emuge Corp., MC Machinery Systems, Inc., DMG MORI and more have made partnerships in order to benefit the moldmaking community.

Moldmaking Community Keeps iWarriors Going Strong
Since 2011 iWarriors has provided fully-loaded tablets to more than 900 combat wounded service members for their rehab and recovery, and although founders Kim and Tim Bartz are retiring, the program will continue on under STAR Charities.

AMBA Files Formal Comments for Tariff Reinstatement
The American Mold Builders Association filed formal comments with the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative requesting it not extend the exclusion granted to importers from paying a 25% tariff on plastic injection molds from China for another year.

Noteworthy News: Deals & Steals!
Already missing the thrill of all those great Black Friday bargains? Lucky for you, it’s still the season for a good deal, even within the mold manufacturing industry.

AMBA Offers Upcoming Benefits for Members
The American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) announces several upcoming events, learning opportunities and benefits for its members.

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STEM Camp Girls Get an Early Education About Moldmaking
Junior-high-school age girls get an overview on moldmaking from women and men who are in it.

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