As one of the founders of ABRA Auto Body & Glass, Randy McPherson went off on his own to create a family-owned and operated collision repair center near Milwaukee. With four generations of McPhersons involved in the business, Mander Collision was named after Randy’s father, Mander McPherson.
To recirculate air or not to recirculate? That is the question facing industrial manufacturers needing a new paint booth that offers temperature and humidity controls for specific liquid coatings.
For their new body shop, Olson Tire & Auto Service added a custom Side-Load Finishing System from Global Finishing Solutions (GFS), complete with an Ultra XD Paint Booth, dual-bay Ultra XD CTOF, Aluminum Repair Station and Ultra XD Paint Mix Room. GFS and Chassis Liner Supply collaborated to provide a product with the performance that the customer expected.
As another year comes to an end and we reflect on everything we have accomplished, it is giving back to the community that Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) truly values. We appreciate all of the employees who prioritize it in their busy schedules, especially this time of year. GFS is dedicated to assisting our employees in their charitable efforts, as well as contributing to many local causes and organizations.
Since 1975, when Jerry Bowe started JBI (Jerry Bowe, Inc.), Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) has had a history of growth, expansion and improvement. The 2010s were no different. We have highlighted some of the improvements, additions and expansions that GFS has encountered over the last decade.
Problem Solved — Additional Ultra® Paint Booth Relieves Bottleneck for Collision Center’s New Location
It has been 15 years since husband and wife team, Robert and Jane Dehnel, bought Taylor Body Shop in Merrill, Wisconsin. Since then, the family-owned and operated auto body shop has rebranded as One Way Collision Center, relocated to a brand new building nearly twice the size of their original facility and expanded their line of finishing equipment.
The amount of space available in a shop often dictates the type of paint booth doors that are chosen. Whether the paint booth is indoors or outdoors also plays a factor. Selecting the right paint booth doors is crucial to ensure a proper seal for the booth and to allow enough room to move products in and out of the spray booth.
When Greg Stelse visited the Henry Ford Museum in Michigan with his wife and business partner, Leah, he left knowing what he wanted to do with the rest of his life. An experienced truck driver and successful business owner, he had to break the news to Leah that he wanted to sell their multi-million dollar company and open up shop to focus on the “average guy.”
If your business purchased capital equipment this year, you can likely claim an immediate, first-year deduction when filing your taxes in 2020.
Several considerations must be taken when choosing between a gas and electric oven, as your decision will have a direct impact on your business’ financial and production capabilities. We have identified four things for you to know about gas and electric ovens.