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 Ashland, Va.

“We’re excited to open our second store in Virginia to help support the growing market on the eastern coast,” explains James Barlow, AMES Regional Vice President – North.

The addition of the Ashland location brings AMES to 61 corporate stores and 56 franchise locations. Located at 11173 Leadbetter Road, the new store provides rental service for their complete line of AMES’ automatic taping and finishing tools.

The store also sells the company’s TapeTech line of ATF tools as well as an assortment of associated drywall products, merchandise and hand tools.