Harney Hardware, a logistics and distribution company, is setting up shop at ComPark 75, off Wesley Chapel Boulevard, according to a news release from the Pasco Economic Development Council Inc.
The company is investing $7.5 million in a 45,000-square-foot facility.
ComPark 75 is an industrial business park in Lutz, on 106 acres, between Interstate 75 and Wesley Chapel Boulevard. It’s situated in an area where Lutz, Land O’ Lakes and Wesley Chapel come together.
Harney Hardware is a supplier of residential and commercial door and bathroom hardware, and direct ships to customers in all 50 states, the release said.
Harney Hardware has experienced growth in its hardware business, especially in the home improvement sector and demand for products shipped directly to the company’s customers, the release added.
“I want to thank the Pasco EDC for their assistance in the site selection and permitting process,” Preston Copenhaver, CEO, Harney Hardware, said in the release.
”We distribute over 75% of our products outside of Florida, and the majority of our workforce lives in Pasco County, I am looking forward to growing my business here,” Copenhaver added.
Bill Cronin, president/CEO of Pasco EDC, noted: “Harney Hardware is a great example of the target industries we are trying to strategically attract to Pasco County.
“They are in logistics and distribution, offer great wages, and they already knew we had the quality workforce they needed since many of their staff are already residents,” Cronin added, in the release.
Published September 15, 2021