ANNANDALE, MN — Malco Products, SBC, a manufacturer of American-made tools for the HVAC trade, was recently awarded a 2022 Manufacturing Excellence Award for New Approaches from Twin Cities Business magazine.

Malco is one of eight Minnesota manufacturers to receive the award, which spotlights superior work from companies of all sizes related to product design and engineering, manufacturing processes, business operations, human capital, supply-chain management, and product or niche uniqueness. Malco was evaluated not only for its financial success but its growth, innovation, and local impact on Minnesota.

“We are so proud to be recognized by Twin Cities Business for Malco’s innovation and impact on the local manufacturing community,” said Rich Benninghoff, Malco president and CEO. “Malco continues to build on a long legacy of innovation, which is only possible thanks to our employee-owners who are always committed to excellence and producing the highest-quality tools available on the market.”

Malco is featured in the 2022 February/March issue of Twin Cities Business and was honored at the Manufacturing Excellence Awards event on Feb. 16 in Minneapolis.