DON DUMOULIN: President American Mold Builders Association (AMBA)

Don Dumoulin is the President of the American Mold Builders Association (AMBA). He was the chief Executive Officer with significant medical device, consumer products and life science experience has a track record of building successful organizations and brands within world-class organizations such as Procter and Gamble, Roche, The Blackstone Group and with smaller entrepreneurial enterprises. Exceptional leader with passion for organizational innovation, growth and continuous improvement.

Hi-tech equipment. Making a difference. Career growth. Teamwork.¬†All of these phrases describe what could be YOUR career in mold building. Whether you’re a high school senior, attending college or coming from a previous career, mold building can provide access to a variety of opportunities in an environment where the challenges are different every day.

Molding is a manufacturing process that shapes liquid or other raw materials using a rigid frame called a mold or matrix. Typical uses for molded items include everything from aviation and aerospace components to household goods and structural materials. A manufacturer who makes molds is called a mold builder.

The American Mold Builders Association serves its membership by focusing on five core areas of impact: workforce development, strategic networking, benchmarking, cost-reduction and advocacy. Below, AMBA members describe the importance of these issues to their company and the impact of AMBA’s initiatives on their bottom line.