AMES Taping Tools Appoints James T. Mathers as Vice President of Sales

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AMES Taping Tools Appoints James T. Mathers as Vice President of Sales

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA (September 3, 2013) — AMES Taping Tools, the leading provider of automatic taping and finishing (ATF) tools, supplies, and training to the professional drywall finishing industry, is pleased to announce that James Mathers has been appointed as its new Vice President of Sales, effective August 28, 2013.

Mr. Mathers brings with him 34 years of experience in the construction and rental industries where he held a variety of sales and leadership roles, including President of Phillips/Day & Maddock, Inc. (acquired by Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation in 1998), and most recently as Director of Strategic Field Sales Development with Hertz. Over the years Mr. Mathers has been responsible for developing and implementing several highly-effective training programs that have driven revenue, honed skill-sets, and built robust sales teams. During his tenure with HERC Mr. Mathers originated a one-to-one selling arrangement with 5% of the customer base that produced 60 million in revenue.

“I am very pleased to be joining AMES at such an exciting time for the company. This organization is committed to excellence in both products and services, and the employees are on a mission to exceed customer expectations each and every day. I am proud to be a player on the team,” said Mr. Mathers.

Fred Daniels, President and CEO, says, “We are excited to have Jim Mathers join the AMES team as VP of Sales. I know Jim to be a dynamic leader and innovative thinker. His years of experience in rental and merchandise sales as well as implementing strategic customer programs make him an excellent addition to our organization.” The entire AMES team welcomes Mr. Mathers.

About AMES Taping Tools

Headquartered in Stone Mountain, Georgia, AMES Taping Tools is the industry’s leading provider of drywall finishing tools, supplies, and training.

AMES pioneered the development of automatic taping and finishing tool technology in the 1930s, dramatically improving the speed, quality, and efficiency of the professional finisher, and is listed at #94 on the RER Top 100 Rental Equipment Companies of 2012. AMES supplies, supports, and services residential and commercial interior finishing applications through a network of company-owned and franchise operations in over 115 locations across the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit AMES at or call 800-408-2801; or explore TapeTech at or call 800-426-6256.

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