Malco Debuts New Product Idea Contest

Top prize includes VIP trip to industry event, chance to work with product design team

Malco Tools, Inc. one of the nation’s leading solution developers and manufacturers of a variety of high-quality tools for the building trades, today announced its first-ever New Product Idea Contest. The winner of the contest will have a chance to work with Malco’s product development team to define their product concept and participate in the creation of a new product for the building construction trades.

Malco's new product idea contest


In addition, the grand prize winner will also receive VIP treatment at an industry trade show, including airfare and hotel expenses. The runner-up will receive $500 worth of Malco tools. All entries receive a Malco hat, tumbler and catalog.

“Malco launched this contest for product ideas as part of our longstanding commitment to innovation,” said Malco president and CEO Rich Benninghoff. “One of the reasons that Malco remains a leader in the industry is due to our reputation in creating high quality tools that trade professionals want, and need. We’ve done that by listening to feedback from the field about ways to improve products, or create new products, that make their jobs easier and safer, and this contest will take that commitment to the next level.”

Malco’s New Product Idea Contest recognizes innovative new product or process ideas and inventions that align with the company’s high-quality solutions that meet the needs of the trade professionals. Entrants are encouraged to submit product extensions and modifications, in addition to original product ideas. To be eligible, all new product ideas must be submitted to Malco by June 30, 2023. Entry forms and complete contest details are available at

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