Great Lakes Ace Hardware acquiring Tiffin Ace Hardware

Great Lakes Ace Hardware has entered into an agreement to acquire Tiffin Ace Hardware, which is owned and operated by the Deats family. The acquisition is to be finalized this month, according to a release.

“The Tiffin Hardware family has been serving Tiffin and the surrounding communities for over 57 years. We have worked together with our team to ensure that Tiffin Hardware supports and serves those communities, and we are proud of those accomplishments,” Bryan Deats said in the release. “We are pleased to be passing ownership over to Great Lakes Ace Hardware as their excellent reputation, shared values, and focus on continuity assures us that our team and community will continue to be well served.”

Jim and Marilyn are retiring, and Bryan has accepted a leadership position with Great Lakes Ace Hardware, which is committed to retaining the Tiffin

Hardware associates who are familiar faces, the release states.