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AMBA Launches New Website

December 5, 2018 Indianapolis, IN – Today, the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) announced the official launch of AMBA.org, 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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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.

AMBA Hires Lobbying Firm, Urges Trump Administration to Reinstate Chinese Mold Tariffs
The American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) is pleased to announce it has engaged a Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firm to speak for the industry in the nation’s capital and help policymakers make informed decisions about imposing tariffs on imported plastic injection molds from China.

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Cross-Functional Team Key to Customer Service, Complexity and China Partnership
Michiana Global Mold uses a cross-functional team of journeymen moldmakers and engineers to improve customer communication, service, and quality.

Podcast with American Mold Builders Association

PODCAST: AMBA Chicago Shares Its Strategies for Success in Workforce Development
Members of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) Chicago Chapter discuss the chapter’s workforce development strategies and more.

Podcast with American Mold Builders Association Chicago Chapter

PODCAST: AMBA Chicago Talks Workforce Development Challenges and Strategies
Members of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) Chicago Chapter discuss the chapter’s workforce development strategies and more.

AMBA Plant Tour at Amerimold 2019 - Craftsman

Association Update, September 2019: News and Reviews from Industry Organizations
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).

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Seasoned Moldmakers and Advanced Technologies Give Del-Tool A Cutting-Edge Advantage
For Del-Tool Co. Inc., a seasoned crew using automation, five-axis CNC and shop management software is the edge needed for continued success.

Noteworthy News: Winning Streak
Everyone loves a success story, so take a moment to appreciate and applaud a few from the moldmaking community with the following news releases.

DME President Peter R. Smith holding new Cooled Gate Bushing

DME Reconnects with North American Moldmaking Industry
MMT sat down with DME Company President Peter R. Smith to learn how the company has refocused its goals and objectives for serving the moldmaking industry.

Inspection of mold component using FaroArm technology at Delta Mold

A 'Quality Without Compromise' Mindset and A Diverse Customer Base Gives Delta Mold More Peaks Than Valleys in Business
Quality-driven processes and focus on diversity in the markets served are key to Delta Mold’s continued success.

AMBA Chicago Unique Vehicle Show, BBQ and Dinner Meeting 2019

FUN FRIDAY: Classic Cars, Cuisine and Camaraderie, Chicago AMBA Style!
Highlights from the latest dinner meeting of the Chicago Chapter of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA).

MMT Editorial Team with The Manufacturing Alliance Podcast

Live Show Floor Recap from Amerimold 2019
In the midst of exhibitors breaking down at the close of Amerimold 2019, the MoldMaking Technology editorial team set up shop at the MMT booth to do a live Manufacturing Alliance Podcast, sharing some immediate insight and feedback on this annual event.

AMBA Announces 2019 National Scholarship Winners
The American Mold Builders Association (AMBA) announced the distribution of eight scholarships to students interested in mold building and related fields.

AMBA Plant Tour at Amerimold 2018 - Quest Industries Inc.

News and Reviews from Industry Organizations, June 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).

Makergear Ultra One 3d printer

3D Printing is Solidly in Moldmaking’s Future
Francine Petrucci, president of B A Die Mold Inc., calls 3D printing the elephant in the shop because its time is imminent and young people know it.

Brenda Clark, Francine Petrucci, Renee Nehls and Wayne Hertlein of thye Society of Plastics Engineers

SPE Mold Technologies Division Honors Two Women in Moldmaking at Amerimold
Historic honors includes the first female moldmaker of the year and only the fourth woman mold designer of the year.

A Man Humbled by the AMBA's Mold Builder of the Year Award
“I have big shoes to fill to keep company with the people who have won this award in the past. I will do my best to live up to the award. It's a daily challenge to strive to improve, but industry friends push us to keep going.” Those are honest words from a man well deserving of the AMBA’s 2019 Mold Builder of the Year Award, and I was there when his name was called and he humbly accepted the title.

Peer to peer discussions at AMBA conference 2019

Leaders Helping Leaders, Part 2
More highlights from a Peer-to-Peer Exchange session held during the American Mold Builders Association’s annual conference.

Breakout session at the AMBA conference 2019

Leaders Helping Leaders, Part 1
Peer-to-Peer Exchange sessions at the American Mold Builders Association’s (AMBA) conference lets mold industry leaders share challenges and offer solutions.

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AMBA Conference: A "Whirlwind" of Activity
From energizing leadership-focused keynotes and peer-to-peer discussion groups, this year’s AMBA Conference attracted many fresh faces from leading area mold shops, and the MMT Editorial Team was there to meet them.

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Strong Design and State-of-the-Art Equipment Gives Omega Tool a Competitive Edge
Design expertise, supported by cutting-edge CNC, materials, software and inspection enables Omega Tool Inc. deliver notably robust molds.

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