The Helpful Hardware Company, LLC has announced the acquisition of Walker Hardware, a plumbing and electrical supply company located in Springfield, TN. This acquisition is the latest example of the growth potential and upward trajectory the business has experienced in the past several years, growing to 11 stores since 2014. The newly acquired Walker Hardware is less than one mile from Ace Hardware Springfield, purchased by The Helpful Hardware Company, LLC in 2018.
"We are honored to have purchased Walker Hardware, a company with a strong reputation and deep roots in the Springfield community," said Darin Workman, CEO, The Helpful Hardware Company, LLC. "As we carry on the legacy of Walker Hardware, it is our highest priority to provide excellent service and products to the contractors and consumers of Springfield and surrounding areas”.
Founded in 1986, Walker Hardware is recognized as a leader in the plumbing and electrical supply industry in Springfield. The store will now operate as Walker Supply & Rental and will retain management, store personnel, and the current product mix and services including rental equipment, power tools, and repair services.
David Walker, owner of Walker Hardware said, “Walker Hardware has been part of the Springfield community for 34 years. We are thrilled that Darin and his team are dedicated to making it a smooth transition, keeping our associates in place and offering them career growth opportunities. We will miss our dedicated associates and awesome customers but know they are in good hands.”
Hours for the Walker Hardware store are from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday; 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday; and closed on Sunday.