Valu Home Center was founded in 1968 in Buffalo, New York. The company operates a chain of hardware and home improvement stores for the do-it-yourselfers.
The company has annual revenue of over $100 million and employ more than 1,000 full time employees. Currently, there are 41 locations in the states of New York and Pennsylvania. There is a wide range of products in each location, everything from automotive parts to farming implements, gardening to home improvement products.
Each year, the company raises money for the “Make a Change” program, which helps young people who are addicted to alcohol or drugs go through rehabilitation and find jobs. Company headquarters are now located in what was once the only company store in Buffalo, New York.