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Phil Sponsler Joins Malco Products, SBC, Board of Directors

Malco Products, SBC, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of high-quality, American-made hand tools, announced that Phil Sponsler was recently appointed to its board of directors.

Phil Sponsler

Sponsler brings a great deal of experience in creating operational excellence and driving continuous improvement in the manufacturing industry. 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.”

For more information about Malco Products, SBC, visit

About Malco Products, SBC

Malco Products, SBC, based in Annandale, Minnesota, with operations in DeWitt, Nebraska, is the nation’s leading manufacturer of high-quality, American-made specialty hand tools for the HVAC trade (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning). Backed by over 70 years of history, Malco also manufactures “tools of the trade” for professionals engaged in exterior remodeling (roofing, siding and gutter), fence and rail installation, and autobody repair and refinishing. These specialized tools are built to last, rigorously tested and backed by a lifetime warranty. Malco is proud to be employee-owned and a Specific Benefit Corporation in the state of Minnesota, a legal designation that indicates that a specific social benefit — employee ownership, keeping jobs local and strengthening communities — is the primary driver of Malco’s business decisions. Malco earned a Manufacturing Excellence Award from Twin Cities Business Magazine in 2022 and was named the 2018 Medium Manufacturer of the Year by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. For more information about Malco Products, SBC, visit

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