Booth Blog

Posted on February 15, 2019

How GFS and Our Distribution Network Can Help with Your Paint Booth Purchase

When making a large capital investment in your business, it is not only important to ensure you purchase the right product. You should also consider the level of support provided by the manufacturer and supplier after the sale. This is especially true for finishing equipment like paint booths. You need someone you trust for the […]


Posted on February 12, 2019

Protect Your Paint Booth and Increase Quality with Booth Shield® Strippable Protective Coatings

Booth Shield from Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) creates a safer spraying environment by trapping the overspray that collects on booth walls. With Booth Shield, you can save valuable time, avoid unnecessary hassle and achieve better-quality paint finishes.


Posted on February 07, 2019

5 Ways To Use a REVO Handheld

Reducing curing times and increasing throughput, electric infrared (IR) technology has become increasingly popular. Not just limited to curing paint, it is extremely adaptable and can increase productivity in many areas throughout a repair shop. And with mobile systems, IR technology can be easily incorporated into both prep and paint processes. Using short wave, electric […]


Posted on February 01, 2019

Problem Solved — Manufacturer Becomes Turnkey Supplier for Creative Customers with New Powder Coating Equipment

With 20 years of sheet metal manufacturing experience under his belt, Tim Herlihy founded Creative Manufacturing Solutions (CMS) in 2006, with only one employee — himself. Fast forward 13 years, and Tim has grown the company to 85 employees and 50,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Morgan Hill, California. Designing and building a wide […]


Posted on January 29, 2019

Why Are Isocyanates so Dangerous?

The primary function of a paint booth is to contain paint overspray, keeping your employees and the environment safe. By confining the application of a hazardous material to a controlled environment, paint booths reduce the risk of fire and explosion that can result when paint overspray mixes with other chemicals or sparks. What paint booths […]


Posted on January 16, 2019

“I can’t say enough about the quality of GFS paint booths, because they just work. I get goosebumps.”

Shell Lake Auto Body 📍Shell Lake, Wisconsin When Scott Farley took over his father’s body shop, he wanted a way to increase production and quality. A recent expansion steered him toward the purchase of two Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) Performer® ES Paint Booths. Please introduce your business and tell us your story: My dad started […]


Posted on January 10, 2019

Problem Solved — Custom Finishing Operation Increases Workload With New Powder Coating Booth & Oven

James Terry has been working in powder coating since he was 18 years old. He says the quality of GFS equipment is better than any he has ever seen.


Posted on January 08, 2019

GFS Names Sal Parente New Executive Vice President of Sales

OSSEO, Wis. — Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sal Parente to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Sales. Parente will oversee the company’s aerospace, automotive refinish and industrial sales business units. “The addition of this new executive management role will provide our organization with leadership, support […]


Posted on January 04, 2019

NFPA Code Updates: Learn What’s New in 2019

The latest revisions to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) codes related to paint booths and finishing systems focus on the reorganization of content so that it is easier to comprehend. Standards for paint booths, powder coating booths and paint mix rooms are presented differently in the 2019 updates of the 2018 edition of NFPA […]


Posted on January 02, 2019

How to Select the Right Equipment for Your Body Shop

The equipment you purchase today sets up your shop for growth and better profit margins tomorrow. By processing only one more vehicle per week, a shop can usually recoup its equipment investment in less than a year. Now is the best time for shop owners to purchase better equipment to position themselves for the future.


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