NEWS

Jun 1st

AMES Tools Open in Columbus, Ohio!

June 1, 2015 (Stone Mountain, GA) — 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 the grand opening of its newest location in Columbus, Ohio. “We’re excited to open this additional location to further support the Cincinnati market coming just shortly after our recent addition in Reading, Ohio.  This will be our fourth store location in Ohio and look forward to continued growth as a company,” explains James […]
Apr 21st

Bringing Tool Rental beyond the Retail Stores

April 21, 2015 (Stone Mountain, GA) —  AMES, the leading provider of automatic taping and finishing (ATF) tools, supplies and training to the professional drywall finishing industry, is now offering ATF tool rental to markets that currently have no physical rental locations. The Rent from Anywhere program offers customers nine different taping and finishing tool set options to best fit their project needs. Customers call the company to speak to a Tool Specialist who will assist them with the set they need in addition to discussing […]
Mar 27th

New Wizard Finishing Handle from AMES Works Magic on the Job

March 27th, 2015 (Stone Mountain, GA) — Drywall finishing contractors will enjoy greater control, safety and productivity with the new model 8000 Wizard handle from AMES. Unlike traditional, longer handles, the Wizard places users’ hands directly over the pressure plate, reducing the effort required to do the job. The compact handle, 40 percent shorter than similar products, allows for greater maneuverability and control by staying directly in front of the user. Ergonomically and intuitively designed, the reversible front handle will grip securely and comfortably into the […]
Feb 20th

New Store Open in Reading, OH

February 20, 2015 (Stone Mountain, GA) — 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 the grand opening of its newest location in Reading, Ohio. “We’re excited to open this new location to support the Cincinnati market.  This will be our third store location in Ohio and look forward to continued growth as a company,” explains James Barlow, AMES Regional Vice President – North. The addition of the […]
Jul 22nd

AMES Taping Tools announces debt payoff

July 22, 2014 (Stone Mountain, GA) — Axia Acquisition Holding Corporation announced today the payoff of their existing debt facilities.  The company operates dba as AMES Taping Tools – the nation’s leading drywall taping & finishing retail operation – and TapeTech Tools – the number one selling brand of drywall taping & finishing tools.  The company has also secured a new $7.5 million line of credit from Wells Fargo.  The new line of credit will provide AMES & TapeTech with funds for working capital and general […]
Jul 15th

AMES Taping Tools Announces New VP, National Accounts

July 10, 2014 (Stone Mountain, GA) — AMES Taping Tools, the nation’s leading drywall taping & finishing retail operation, appoints Catherine Celeste to a new Vice President of National Accounts position within the company. “We’re excited to move Catherine into this new role,” says Jim Mathers, VP of Sales with AMES Taping Tools.  “Her industry experience combined with her great experience with our West coast customers made her the prime candidate for this new role.”In her new role as VP, National Accounts, Ms. Celeste will focus […]
Apr 17th

AMES Taping Tools Celebrates 75 Years

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA (April 10, 2014) — AMES Taping Tools, the leading provider of automatic taping and finishing (ATF) tools, supplies and training to the professional drywall finishing industry, is celebrating its 75th year of operation in 2014. In honor of the anniversary, celebrations are scheduled to run May through September and will include open house events for each of the three regions during the months of June, July, and August. One customer will win the grand prize of a new series AMES Commemorative Rental Taper […]
Sep 16th

AMES Taping Tools Opens New Location in Woburn, MA

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA (September 16, 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 the grand opening of its newest location in Woburn, MA, approximately 11 miles northwest of Boston. “We’re so happy to be back in Boston. There are some fantastic opportunities in a strong residential market and a resurgent commercial market led by technology here,” explains James Barlow, AMES Regional Vice President – North, about […]