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For nearly 120 years, Westlake Ace Hardware has been the helpful neighborhood hardware store countless generations have counted on for power and hand tools, fasteners, paint, plumbing, lawn care, pet, electrical supplies, and BBQ grills and accessories. Westlake lives the Ace Helpful Promise every day by delivering reliable service, helpful advice, and products so its customers and neighbors get their projects done right every time.

Westlake Ace is headquartered in the Kansas City area and has been part of the Ace Hardware Cooperative since 1959. Along with Great Lakes Ace Hardware, Westlake Ace is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ace Retail Holdings – a division of Ace Hardware Corporation.

Westlake Ace currently owns and operates 160 stores in 12 states:

  • California (Ace Hardware locations in the Bay Area, Central Valley, Northern California, and Southern California)
  • Illinois (Buikema’s Ace Hardware)
  • Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas (Westlake Ace Hardware)
  • North Carolina (Westlake Ace Hardware and Outer Banks Ace Hardware)
  • Washington (Westlake Ace Hardware and Dennis Company Ace)

Westlake Commercial, Westlake Ace’s dedicated business-to-business division, features a team of business development managers who regularly work with commercial customers — such as multi-family properties, businesses, schools, and municipalities — to deliver the supplies for maintenance and repair operations at The Speed of Need. The team has access to more than 800,000 products, including commercial lighting, appliances, and safety and cleaning supplies.

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