Integrating painting robots into your finishing operation can free up floor space, increase productivity and improve finish quality. A painting robot can be cheaper, more accurate and more reliable than a manual painter, with the ability to essentially work around the clock.
The Abra Brainerd body shop layout is the quintessential shop floor layout for dealerships looking to maximize efficiency. Their body shop features a GFS Side-Load Finishing System, complete with an Ultra XD Paint Booth, dual-bay Ultra XD CTOF Booth and a REVO Speed unit that can be easily positioned and moved between bays.
Environmental rooms can be the answer for industrial and aerospace businesses looking to better control the environment around their equipment. Here are five reasons why an environmental room is needed for an industrial or aerospace manufacturer or business:
Joe Jones of Dietz Supply Company assisted the Riley brothers in outfitting their new finishing facility with a GFS Open Face Spray Booth for priming, as well as a Prep Room, Large Equipment Spray Booth and Drying Room/Clean Room. In this new facility, all of their finishing equipment is connected to create a nice pushcart workflow through the workshop.
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.