Ames Taping Tools, leading provider of automatic taping and finishing tools, supplies and training to the professional drywall finishing industry, has opened a new branch in Raleigh, N.C. The addition brings Ames to 65 corporate stores and 47 franchise locations.
“We always look forward to opening the doors at a new location,” said Dan Hughes, Ames regional vice president – south. “By opening this newest location in the Raleigh market, we continue our efforts to eliminate lost job time for customers having to find their tools and supplies at multiple locations.
The new store provides rental service for Ames’ complete line of automatic taping and finishing tools. It also sells the company’s TapeTech line of ATF tools as well as an assortment of associated drywall products, merchandise and hand tools.
Ames is based in Stone Mountain, Ga. The company invested automatic taping and finishing tool technology in 1939 and improved it with the introduction of the Bazooka in the 1950s. Ames is No. 95 on the RER 100.