ST. JACOBS, Ont. — Walter Hachborn, co-founder of Home Hardware Stores Limited, was inducted into the Canadian Business Hall of Fame on May 4. Over the course of his almost 80-year career, Hachborn’s leadership and vision have made a profound impact on the hardware and home improvement industry in this country and on the survival of the independent dealer. He dedicated his career to this vision of helping independents grow their businesses.
l-r: Paul Straus, president of Home Hardware; Hall of Fame inductee Walter Hachborn; and Home Hardware CEO Terry Davis.