Mardon Quandt, president and chief executive officer of Malco Products, SBC, was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Hand Tools Institute. He will serve a three-year term that ends in December 2021.
“The HTI provides excellent opportunities for education, market research and insight into governmental regulations for our industry, and I look forward to helping further its mission amongst its members and hand tool users as a whole,” Quandt said.
Quandt has served as Malco’s president since 2013, and became the company’s CEO in 2015. He has held various positions within the company over his 24-year tenure, including demand planner, sales leader, plant manager, director of operations and general manager.
Quandt also recently oversaw Malco’s expansion to a new facility in DeWitt, Neb., where in October 2018 the company began production on a new product line called Eagle Grip, starting with locking pliers.
The Hand Tools Institute, founded in 1935, is the trade association of North American manufacturers of non-powered hand tools and toolboxes. The Institute aims to promote and further the interests of its members relative to manufacturing, safety standardization, international trade and government relations. Malco has been a member of the Hand Tools Institute since 2006.
For more information about Malco Products, SBC, visit www.malcoproducts.com.