As waterborne paint becomes mainstream in the automotive refinish industry and more common for industrial finishing applications, it is crucial to understand how it differs from solvent-based paint, as well as what you need to do to protect your facility and painters.
Scout Boats’ much-anticipated 530 LXF, the company’s newest 53-foot luxury sportfishing flagship, requires a larger paint booth to accommodate painting such a large boat. To safely and efficiently accomplish this task, Scout Boats purchased a 75-foot Large Equipment Paint Booth from GFS. The design of the paint booth actually enables the boats to cure faster, which is a big benefit for the business.
Infrared curing technology is not just limited to curing paint; it can be incorporated into many stages of the shop process to significantly increase throughput. And with the availability of mobile systems, infrared curing technology can be easily incorporated into shop processes without having to change existing equipment.
To serve their customers faster while upholding their finishes to the highest standard, Dalton Collision opened a second location in January 2019 with a GFS Side-Load Finishing System, complete with an Ultra® XR Paint Booth with REVO Speed and an Excel Workstation, along with mobile REVO units.
When choosing among woodworking paint booths, woodworkers have two primary options: an open face paint booth or an enclosed paint booth. The first option takes less floor space and is more cost-effective but lets in more contaminants, while the latter is larger and more expensive but produces a better quality finish. Often, the spray booth […]
GFS employees, fortunately, do not have to decide between responding to an emergency call and having a career. From the manufacturing floor, where you can find Al and firefighter-in-training Cory Lange, to the office, where Terry works in design, all were quick to mention the positive role GFS plays in allowing them to balance both their day job and volunteer firefighting efforts.
After selecting Titan Spray Booths as their distributor, Yardney worked with Titan and Global Finishing Solutions to create Nautilus Abrasive Blasting and Powder Coating, a full-service provider of Abrasive Blasting, Industrial Painting and Powder Coating.
Geoff Raifsnider, senior mechanical engineer at Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS), has been appointed chair of the American Society of Safety Professionals’ Z9 Health and Safety Standards for Ventilation Systems committee.
This past school year, GFS collaborated with Alma Center and Osseo-Fairchild School Districts in Wisconsin to form a mentorship program to promote careers in manufacturing and welding. GFS sent some of their experienced welders, Tim Urness and Corey Olson, to mentor local students in their Advanced Welding II class, providing them industry skills and experience beyond the traditional classroom.