Busy Beaver to open Calcutta store in June

CALCUTTA — Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver home improvement retailer will hold a grand opening at 9 a.m. Saturday, June 1, at 15891 state Route 170, East Liverpool. The event will feature giveaways, prizes and children’s activities.

The 60,000-square-foot location will be a full-line home improvement center that will feature an expanded seasonal department, an indoor lumber yard, a farm and ranch department, and a designated contractor service center.

Twenty full-time and 15 to 20 part-time employees will be hired for the store, which will include seasonal items like flowers, mulch, stone, wicker furniture, and grills, to competitively priced lumber and hardware goods. The new store will also carry Glidden Paints, a brand of PPG, the leading global paint and coatings company.

“We’re excited to introduce our “We Care” pledge of legendary customer service to more communities across the tri-state region in 2019. Our knowledgeable and customer-friendly staff will deliver an outstanding store experience for residents and businesses in the Calcutta/East Liverpool, Ohio area. At Busy Beaver, we take the time to listen and ask questions, so we can offer expert assistance and provide the best solutions for our customers,” said Joe Kallen, chief executive officer of Busy Beaver.

Busy Beaver has four locations in Ohio, including Ashtabula, Canton and Salem. The hardware retailer also operates four stores in West Virginia and 15 stores across Western Pennsylvania, totaling 23 stores across the Tri-State area.

“Not only will our upcoming Calcutta, Chambersburg and Red Lion store openings add local jobs, these communities will also gain a new neighbor that genuinely cares about serving customers in an exemplary way to meet all their hardware, home improvement, and light construction supply needs,” said Kallen.

Interested candidates who are committed to are encouraged to visit http://busybeaver.com/careers or visit the Busy Beaver Facebook site at https://www.facebook.com/BusyBeaverHomeImprovement to complete an application online.

More information about the event also can be found on the company’s Facebook page.

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