ANNANDALE, Minn. — Malco Products, SBC, a manufacturer of American-made hand tools, announced that Phil Sponsler was recently appointed to its board of directors. Since 2000, Sponsler has been the president and general manager of Orbitform, which creates engineered and manufactured assembly solutions for the automotive, industrial, medical, hand tool and aerospace industries.

Sponsler has a passion for developing winning cultures and mentoring leaders and winning teams. Over his tenure with Orbitform, he created the Orbitform Sales Growth Engine, which has provided recurring revenue growth and stability for the company.

“We are very fortunate to have Phil join the Malco team, and we look forward to his contributions to helping Malco realize our vision as a destination company for many years to come,” said Don Schmidt, board chair for Malco Products. “Phil successfully embodies a servant leadership style, inspiring, and motivating the teams he has led over the span of his career.”

“It is an honor to be joining the Malco family as they continue to deliver on their long-standing commitment to American-made products and creating jobs here in the U.S.,” Sponsler said. “The work they do aligns with my background and experience, so I’m looking forward to partnering with the organization moving forward.”