NEWS

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 […]
Sep 3rd

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 […]
Aug 19th

AMES Taping Tools Opens New Location in Fairfax, VA

STONE MOUNTAIN, GA (August 19, 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 Fairfax, VA. “Going back into markets and being able to service past customers and new prospects is fantastic!” says James Barlow, AMES Regional Vice President – North. This location is the first store opening for AMES in five years, and the first time they’ve had […]