Jul 25 2017

Westlake Ace Hardware To Open New Store in Princeton, Texas

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With the opening of the new store, Westlake will have 12 stores in Texas.


KANSAS CITY, Mo., July 25, 2017- Westlake Ace Hardware announced today it has signed a lease to open a new location at 701 E. Princeton Dr. in Princeton, Texas. The 11,900 square foot store is slated to open in mid-September 2017.

The new Westlake store will sell such traditional hardware products as fasteners, tools, and plumbing and electric supplies. Additionally, the store will feature:

  • Seasonal lawn and garden products
  • Outdoor living products and patio furniture
  • STIHL outdoor power equipment
  • An extensive paint department, featuring such brands as Benjamin Moore and Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines
  • A full range of grills and BBQ accessories, featuring such brands as Traeger, Masterbuilt, Char-Broil, and Weber


“We are excited to deepen our roots in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and look forward to becoming a trusted and valuable member of the Princeton community,” said Tom Knox, CEO of Westlake. “Our goal is to help our customers keep their households running smoothly by providing the highest level of service, know-how, and products. Above all else, we always strive to be the best, most helpful hardware stores on the planet.”


Texas native David Welch was named general manager of the Princeton store. Currently the general manager of Westlake’s Lewisville, Texas location, Welch has worked for the retailer since 2012.

Interested job applicants are asked to contact Iris Castro at icastro@westlakehardware.com.


Westlake has 11 other locations in Texas:

  • 1705 W. Park Row Drive (Arlington)
  • 3044 Old Denton Rd. (Carrollton)
  • 4701 Colleyville Blvd. (Colleyville)
  • 12895 Josey Lane (Farmers Branch)
  • 4440 Basswood Blvd. (Fort Worth)
  • 1116 W. Main Street (Lewisville)
  • 2000 Matlock Rd. (Mansfield)
  • 1004 Andrews Hwy. (Midland)
  • 4652 E University Blvd. (Odessa)
  • 550 North Hwy. 175 (Seagoville)
  • 1821 Knickerbocker Rd. (San Angelo)


About Westlake Ace Hardware

Westlake has been in operation for more than 100 years and currently has 100 neighborhood hardware stores in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, and New Mexico. It has been part of the Ace hardware distribution network since 1959, and a wholly owned Ace subsidiary since 2012. Westlake is the largest member of the Ace Hardware Cooperative, giving its customers access to more than 70,000 products—both in-store and by special order—to help them complete numerous household and lawn and garden projects. For more information about Westlake, please visit www.westlakehardware.com.

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