HARBOR FREIGHT TOOLS ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF OUR JOLIET, IL STORE

HARBOR FREIGHT TOOLS ANNOUNCES GRAND OPENING OF OUR JOLIET, IL STORE

Celebration Includes Grand Opening Sale and Ribbon Cutting by The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce

Joliet, IL  (PRBuzz.com) November 12, 2012 -- Harbor Freight Tools, the nation's largest discount tool retailer, today announced the opening of their newest store located at 1701 N Larkin Ave (Hillcrest Shopping Center) in the city of Crest Hill.

"We're thrilled to open the 11th Harbor Freight Tools store in Illinois, and proud to be a member of the Joliet/Crest Hill community" said Eric Smidt, President of Harbor Freight Tools. "Our Business and Do-It-Yourself customers can always count on finding the largest selection of quality tools at ridiculously low prices. In difficult economic times, folks want to stretch their dollar as much as possible and Harbor Freight is here to help. Our tools are made in the same factories as many of the high-priced famous brands, but we cut out the middleman and sell them at a fraction of the price."

On Wednesday, November 14th, doors open at 8:00 a.m. for Harbor Freight Joliet's special Grand Opening Sale, with select merchandise discounted as much as 80 percent. At 11:00 a.m., a ribbon-cutting ceremony hosted by The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce will also be held.

"The Joliet Region Chamber of Commerce & Industry is pleased that Harbor Freight Tools has chosen the Joliet area for their newest location." said Michael J. Paone, Director-Member Services. "We look forward to their membership and participation within this business community. The addition of one of the nation's largest tool and equipment retailer is a big addition to our existing workforce and we anticipate a positive impact in our economy."

About Harbor Freight Tools
Since 1977, Harbor Freight Tools has been selling high quality tools at "ridiculously low prices." Harbor Freight Tools stocks over 7,000 items in categories including automotive, shop equipment, air and power tools, outdoor equipment, compressors, welding, and woodworking tools. With a lifetime guarantee on all hand tools and outstanding customer service, Harbor Freight Tools is a favorite of contractors, government agencies, schools and manufacturing companies, and with tool enthusiasts and do-it-yourselfers who want a top-quality selection and great value. The results speak for themselves - with over five million new customers in the last 2 years - as thousands of people switch to Harbor Freight Tools every day. Harbor Freight Tools operates over 400 stores nationwide. For more information, visit www.harborfreight.com.

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Contacts:
Harbor Freight Tools - Collin Ozar
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