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Malco Products, SBC, Recognizes 2020 HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year Award Winners

Pablo Estrada
Pablo Estrada

Malco Products, SBC, one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of high-quality, American-made tools for the HVAC trade (Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning), today announced the winners of its annual HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year Award program. The HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year Award recognizes and celebrates outstanding, experienced HVAC professionals who are dedicated to the industry and on-the-job safety, as well as giving back to their communities.

The program recognized five top HVAC contractors and technicians from across the U.S.:

  • Pablo Estrada, Installer & Service Technician, Infinity Heating & Cooling, Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Shannon Godlewski, Technician, Service Unlimited Inc., New Castle, Delaware
  • Tyler Norton, Lead Technician & Owner, Tight Lines HVAC, Syracuse, Utah
  • Dan Sorenson, Assistant Service Manager, Any Hour Services, Orem, Utah
  • Michael Williams, Mechanics Helper, TA Woods, Wilmington, North Carolina
Shannon Godlewski
Shannon Godlewski

“The 2020 HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year winners are some of the finest nominees we’ve ever seen,” said Malco president and COO Mardon Quandt. “These elite contractors and technicians are making a difference in the field and in their local communities, and are continuing to advance the industry’s reputation for safety and top-quality customer service.”

Tyler Norton
Tyler Norton

“Our deepest congratulations and gratitude go to the 2020 HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year honorees,” added Eric Peterson, Malco director of sales and marketing. “This year has been challenging for everyone, and we are proud of the hard work these HVAC professionals are putting in to help keep our communities safely up and running.”

Each of the winners will receive a Malco tool kit valued at $1,000, awarded by their local distributor. Nominations for Malco’s 2021 HVAC Trade-Pro of the Year program will open in February 2021.

Dan Sorenson
Dan Sorenson

As a strong supporter and advocate of careers in the trades, Malco donates significant quantities of in-kind products and apparel annually to a variety of skilled trade education programs, competitions and events across the country, including high school, post-secondary technical and apprenticeship programs, regional apprenticeship contests and SkillsUSA state and national conferences. Malco also coordinates the “Head of the Class” Student Recognition Program that partners with education programs across the country to recognize high-achieving students and entire graduating classes in the HVAC/sheet metal, building construction and autobody repair fields.

Michael Williams
Michael Williams

For more information about Malco Products, SBC, visit www.malcoproducts.com.

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 70 years of history, Malco also manufactures “tools of the trade” for professionals engaged in exterior remodeling (roofing, siding and gutter), fence, deck 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 was named the 2018 Medium Manufacturer of the Year by the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal. For more information about Malco Products, SBC, visit www.malcoproducts.com.

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