Ames Taping Tools, a leading provider of automatic taping and finishing tools, supplies and training to the professional drywall finishing industry, this week announced the grand opening of its newest location in Fairfax, Va. 

The new, 1,500-square-foot store provides rental service for the company’s complete line of automatic taping and finishing tools. The store also sells its TapeTech line of ATF tools as well as an assortment of associated drywall products, merchandise and hand tools. The addition of the Fairfax location brings Ames to 56 corporate stores and 62 franchise locations.

“Going back into markets and being able to service past customers and new prospects is fantastic,” said James Barlow, Ames regional vice president – North.

Headquartered in Stone Mountain, Ga., Ames Taping Tools is No. 94 on the RER 100.