Ames Taping Tool Systems Inc. announced the opening of its newest store in Greensboro, N.C. The opening continues the company's expansion into various metropolitan markets across the country. This year, the company also plans to open 20 new store locations.

Greenboro is the company's third store in North Carolina, joining existing locations in Charlotte and Raleigh.

"As residential and commercial construction activity continues to escalate in Greensboro, so will the needs of its drywall finishing professionals," said Charlie Whipple, president and CEO of Ames Tools. "We are pleased to add Greensboro to our growing family of store and franchise operations, and to expand our service coverage for customers in North Carolina and the southeast."