ANNANDALE, MN. Malco Products, SBC, a manufacturer of American-made tools for the HVAC trade, announced that Nancy Gunnerson, director of marketing, has been named one of Twin Cities Business Magazine’s Notable Women in Manufacturing for 2021. 

The women awarded this recognition are executives in manufacturing based in Minnesota who have at least five years of experience in manufacturing, and have demonstrated leadership in projects within their company to create significant, positive, and measurable results. 

“Malco’s brand has been built over the past seven decades as a symbol for pride in ownership, innovation, and professionalism in the markets we serve. Nancy and her marketing team have been the force behind those results for more than 30 years,” said Malco president and CEO Rich Benninghoff. “Nancy is an inspirational leader who leads through action, and lives Malco’s core values every day. We are proud to work alongside her and fortunate to have Nancy leading our marketing efforts into the future as we grow and extend our business and capabilities.”

Having been with the company 32 years, Gunnerson has deep marketing and sales expertise in the manufacturing field. In the last 18 months, Gunnerson has overseen several innovative programs — including a new e-commerce tool, customer loyalty program, and influencer relations campaign  that have contributed to the company’s current record-breaking month-over-month growth.