Northern Tool + Equipment sets late January opening date for Humble store

Northern Tool + Equipment will open its new Humble store in late January. (Courtesy Northern Tool + Equipment)
Northern Tool + Equipment will open its new Humble store in late January. (Courtesy Northern Tool + Equipment)

Northern Tool + Equipment will open its new Humble store in late January. (Courtesy Northern Tool + Equipment)

Northern Tool + Equipment will open a new store Jan. 28 at 18780 Hwy. 59, Humble, in the Park Air 59 development, according to a news release from the company. The store will be the ninth Houston-area location for the Minnesota-based hardware store, which offers various construction tools. The store will bring about 20 jobs to the area, according to the release. 832-412-1818. www.northerntool.com
By Kelly Schafler

Editor, Lake Houston | Humble | Kingwood

Kelly Schafler is the editor for the Lake Houston, Humble and Kingwood edition of Community Impact Newspaper, covering public education, city government, development, businesses, local events and all things community-related. Before she became editor, she was the reporter for the Conroe and Montgomery edition for a year and a half.



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