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CHRISTINA FUGES AND THE UPCOMING AMERIMOLD EXPO by THOMAS R. CUTLER Twenty years ago, I met Christina Fuges, the Editorial Director for MoldMaking Technology (MMT) magazine and contributed my first of many articles. She is a pioneer, leader, and widely respected. Fuges has 28 years of experience in trade publishing. She has been MMT’s Editorial Director for the past 22 years. She was a founding partner of Communication Technologies, Inc. (CTI), which launched the publication and its annual trade show, the MoldMaking Expo (now

Fuges’s passion is building community within the

Amerimold expo).

audiences her publications serve by providing relevant print, digital, and conference content focused on

Fuges also was editorial director for CTI’s three other

both technology and business issues, while working

trade publications: Time-Compression Technologies,

cooperatively with technology suppliers, mold builders,

Continuity Insights, and Emergency Number

industry associations, and educational facilities.

Professional.

She is the current secretary for the Society of Plastics Engineers Mold Technologies Division, which exists to

MMT was acquired by Gardner Business Media in 2004

foster growth in the moldmaking and design profession

where she continues to serve as the brand’s Editorial

by encouraging the training of moldmakers at the

Director. Fuges is also the Technical Conference Director

apprentice level, supporting the continuing development

for the annual Amerimold expo and a contributing

of established moldmakers, and by gathering and

editor for Additive Manufacturing focused on mold and

exchanging information on materials and mold

toolmaking applications. Prior to MMT, Fuges was with

performance. Fuges also works with other moldmaking

Witter Publishing as Managing Editor for two critical

trade associations, such as the American Mold Builders

cleaning publications: Precision Cleaning and Parts

Association and PLASTICS, on special projects such as

Cleaning magazines.

the MoldMaking Matters educational video series.

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