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GFS Joins the American Red Cross for Smoke Alarm Giveaway, Home Fire Education

GFS Joins the American Red Cross for Smoke Alarm Giveaway, Home Fire Education

Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is lending a hand to the American Red Cross in hopes of helping Trempealeau County residents equip their homes with smoke alarms and become more educated on house fire prevention and safety. Volunteers from the American Red Cross Northwest Wisconsin Chapter will distribute free smoke alarms, meeting at GFS’ headquarters in […]


GFS’ Ultra Paint Booth Line Relaunched

GFS’ Ultra Paint Booth Line Relaunched

OSSEO, Wisc. – Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is excited to announce the relaunch of its Ultra Paint Booth line, effective June 11, 2018. Featuring a complete line of pre-engineered models, options and custom solutions, GFS Ultra Paint Booths have undergone product restructuring and advancements to continue to provide customers with the most high-performance, versatile finishing […]


Problem Solved — Robotic Paint Booth Provides Opportunities for Students and Protective Coatings for Bucky Badger Statues

Problem Solved — Robotic Paint Booth Provides Opportunities for Students and Protective Coatings for Bucky Badger Statues

If you make your way to Madison, Wisconsin, and Dane County this summer, you will likely see some of the 85 Bucky Badger statues that are a part of a large, public charity art event, Bucky on Parade. Started about a decade ago as “Cows on Parade,” the revived event now features fiberglass statues of […]


GFS Expands Aftermarket Service & Support Capabilities

GFS Expands Aftermarket Service & Support Capabilities

OSSEO, Wis. – Effective June 5, 2018, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is excited to announce the development of a new business unit that will better align departments to support the growing needs of GFS’ customers for aftermarket service and support of their equipment. GFS’ field services, parts and filters sales, preventative maintenance and service, and […]


GFS People: Meet the Auto Refinish Manufacturing Team

GFS People: Meet the Auto Refinish Manufacturing Team

Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is a family-owned and operated company, focused on our family of exceptional employees. With this “people-first” approach, our employees have every chance to flourish and make their mark. Each month, we spotlight a different department within the company, from our manufacturing floor to our office buildings. Let’s learn a little more […]


Problem Solved — REVO Systems Provide Energy-Efficient Solution for the New Location of a Las Vegas Collision Center

Problem Solved — REVO Systems Provide Energy-Efficient Solution for the New Location of a Las Vegas Collision Center

With experience in the industry dating back to the late ‘60s, Jim Smiciklas, owner and general manager of Express Collision Center, has taught many certification classes and instilled his proven processes and management systems into owners and employees of independent shops and dealerships across the country. After working as a consultant for shop owners, painters […]


“I chose Global Finishing Solutions because of their solid reputation for quality. As I worked with GFS, I found they also have exceptional communication, customer service and technical expertise.”

“I chose Global Finishing Solutions because of their solid reputation for quality. As I worked with GFS, I found they also have exceptional communication, customer service and technical expertise.”

Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting 📍Carpentersville, Illinois Amar Patel recently opened a brand new Maaco body shop, complete with a GFS Ultra® XD Paint Booth and Mix Room. Please introduce your business and tell us your story: I prepped my first car when I was 14. My dad promised the car to me and […]


How NOT to Buy a Paint Booth

How NOT to Buy a Paint Booth

Purchasing a paint booth is not a small investment, so you want to make sure you do right. The right paint booth can allow you to meet process needs, last throughout your career and pay itself off with increased productivity and energy savings. The wrong paint booth purchase can lead to many problems, including overspray […]


GFS People: Meet the Accounting Team

GFS People: Meet the Accounting Team

Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is a family-owned and operated company, focused on our family of exceptional employees. With this “people-first” approach, our employees have every chance to flourish and make their mark. Each month, we spotlight a different department within the company, from our manufacturing floor to our office buildings. Accounting is the language of […]


GFS Pleased to Announce New Manager of Parts & Filters Sales

GFS Pleased to Announce New Manager of Parts & Filters Sales

OSSEO, Wisc. – Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) is excited to announce the promotion of Steve Love to manager of the parts and filters sales department. Love has been with GFS since 2014, working within the industrial sales business unit. He began his career with GFS as an estimator, and in 2016 was promoted to the position […]