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OUR HISTORY

We’re a 45 year-old, $6.5 billion national tool retailer with the energy, enthusiasm, and growth potential of a start-up. We have over 1,300 stores in 48 states across the country and are opening several new locations every week. We offer our customers more than 7,000 tools and accessories, from hand tools and generators to air and power tools, from shop equipment to automotive tools. We provide our customers with the right tool for the right job at the right price, always delivering quality and value.

1977
Harbor Freight was founded
1980
Harbor Freight opens 1st location
2001
Harbor Freight opens 1st Distribution Center
2005
Harbor Freight opens 250th Retail location
2011
Harbor Freight opens 2nd Distribution Center
2012
Harbor Freight reaches 10,000 associates
2013
Harbor Freight opens 500th Retail location
2014
Harbor Freight launches Tools for Schools initiative
2015
Harbor Freight reaches 15,000 associates
2017
Harbor Freight opens 750th Retail location
2019
Harbor Freight opens 1,000th Retail location
2020
Harbor Freight reaches 20,000 associates
2020
Harbor Freight opens 3rd Distribution Center
2020
Harbor Freight opens new headquarters campus