Booth Blog

Posted on December 14, 2018

7 Considerations for Selecting an Aircraft Paint Booth

It is not a simple task to design a paint booth for an airplane, let alone multiple planes — an undertaking that Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) does time and again for military, commercial and business aircraft of all sizes. Aircraft paint booths must be designed to accommodate the unique shape and sheer size of aircraft […]

Posted on December 07, 2018

GFS People: Meet the Project Management Department

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. As defined by the Project […]

Automotive Trainer showcasing REVO Spot
Posted on December 04, 2018

Jason Garfoot to Teach Workshop on Maximizing Paint Booth Throughput

ASA-Ohio will be hosting two workshops on “Maximizing Paint Booth Throughput” in early 2019, taught by Jason Garfoot, senior technical advisor at Global Finishing Solutions (GFS). Identifying that the paint booth can be the biggest bottleneck or the biggest asset in a shop, Garfoot’s presentation will focus on sharing key ways for collision repair facilities […]

GFS Bench booth with items
Posted on November 30, 2018

Problem Solved — Printmaking Class Transformed with GFS Bench Booth

When a printmaking lab at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus was gutted earlier this year, Berel Lutsky wanted only one thing — a safe, high-quality paint booth for his students. Before the renovation, students worked under a chemistry lab fume hood that Lutsky retrofitted with an explosion-proof fan motor. It was far from […]

GFS headquarters sign
Posted on November 27, 2018

Wisconsin’s Youth Apprenticeship Program at GFS

The Wisconsin Youth Apprenticeship Program is a statewide school-to-work initiative providing high school students with hands-on learning in an occupational area, while participating in a related class. The program’s purpose is to prepare students to be successful members of the workforce through classroom and mentored on-the-job learning. Key components include exposure to multiple aspects of […]

Posted on November 16, 2018

Top 10 Reasons to Work in Osseo, Wisconsin

The majority of Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) employees work at our headquarters in Osseo, Wisconsin. Nestled in the rolling hills of Western Wisconsin, this picturesque city, rich in Scandinavian history, is home to just 1,696 people. Although a large and growing business — with more than 400 employees — GFS’ heart remains rooted in the […]

Posted on November 13, 2018

“Our GFS paint booths are so efficient, and the cars are going through really, really fast.”

Donnelly Collision Centre 📍Ottawa, Ontario   Alain Fortin has always invested in the technology needed to boost his bottom line and gain a leg up on the competition. When he decided to upgrade his company’s collision repair center in January 2018, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) paint booths were an easy choice. Please tell us your […]

Posted on November 06, 2018

Problem Solved — Powder Coatings of Utah Expands into Liquid Coatings with New GFS Paint Booth

For the past 20 years, Powder Coatings of Utah has provided top-of-the-line powder coating services to large manufacturing companies, primarily within the aviation industry. Recently, the family-owned, Salt Lake City-based business expanded their operation and capabilities, diving into industrial liquid coatings for the first time. As Powder Coatings of Utah primarily does work for businesses […]

Posted on October 25, 2018

History of GFS at SEMA

Since 2009, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) has attended the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, the world’s premier automotive specialty products trade event. SEMA provides attendees with educational seminars, product demonstrations, special events, networking opportunities and more. Aligning ourselves with the industry’s brightest minds and hottest products proves our dedication to the automotive industry. With an […]

Posted on October 23, 2018

New Brunswick Body Shop to be First in Atlantic Canada with Paint Booth-Integrated REVO Systems

OSSEO, Wis. — CSN-Sarkis Collision will become the first automotive body shop in Atlantic Canada to have paint booth-integrated REVO Accelerated Curing Systems, the revolutionary short wave electric infrared curing technology from Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS). The addition of REVO Systems is part of a major renovation to CSN-Sarkis’ 10,000-square-foot shop in Miramichi, New Brunswick, […]

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