AMERIMOLD is the annual trade show and technical conference sponsored by Gardner Business Media that addresses the business development, best practices and networking interests of the plastic injection mold manufacturing industry.

ROSEMONT, ILLINOIS — During Amerimold 2017, Sussex IM tooling engineer Renee Nehls was honored with winning the SPE Mold Technologies Division’s Designer of the Year Award. On hand are SPE Division board members Glenn Starkey and Cynthia Kustush (Progressive Components), Rich Martin (JMMS), Wayne Hertlein (Letica Corporation), Renee Nehls (SIM), Brenda Clark and Jay Fidorra (HASCO America) and Christina Fuges (MoldMaking Technology Magazine).

Along with the award, the SPE presented Renee a $500 honorarium to make a donation to the trade/technical school or university of her choice. Renee has chosen Waukesha County Technical College as the recipient.

During a mold design review, tooling engineer Renee Nehls and fellow SIM team members meet to discuss optimum design and layout strategies. From left, we have project engineer Jim Naatz, Renee, tooling manager Alan Kastelik and automation engineer Victor Rohrig.

Gardner Business Media (MoldMaking Technology, Modern Machine Shop, Additive Manufacturing and Plastics Technology Magazines) is the company behind Amerimold – the only annual event in the plastics industry that focuses exclusively on the injection mold building side of the business. The event alternates locations every year between Rosemont, Illinois and Novi, Michigan.