Sugar Grove Ace and Sugar Grove Pet Supply opened in 2014, are locally owned and operated and are a member of the largest retailer-owned hardware cooperative in the industry. Ace Hardware began as a small chain of stores in Illinois in 1924 and has grown to include more than 5000 stores in 50 states and more than 70 countries around the world. As part of a cooperative, every Ace store is independently owned and is uniquely tailored to meet the needs of its local community. Our tagline "The Helpful Place" says it all. Our mission is to sell quality merchandise at competitive prices and to strive to become the most helpful hardware store ON THE Planet. Our experienced Associates will do their very best to help our customers. We will do this within a clean, convenient and fun shopping environment for our customers to enjoy.