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Posted on February 18, 2020

5 Ways Painting Robots Can Benefit Industrial Manufacturers & Aircraft Finishers

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.


Abra Brainerd Dondelinger Chevrolet dealership body shop
Posted on February 12, 2020

Problem Solved — Dealership Body Shop Relocates & Expands with GFS Booths & REVO Systems

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. 


Posted on February 05, 2020

5 Ways an Environmental Room Can Elevate Your Manufacturing

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:


Posted on January 30, 2020

Problem Solved — Finishing System Increases Capacity for Florida Woodworker

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.


Mander Collision
Posted on January 16, 2020

“GFS will be our official equipment partner as we continue to grow.”

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.


industrial galvanized paint booth
Posted on January 14, 2020

How Industrial Manufacturers Can Benefit From a Recirculating Spray Booth

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.


Olson Body Shop
Posted on January 07, 2020

Problem Solved – Tire & Auto Service Expands With New Body Shop

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.


Posted on December 31, 2019

Charitable Donations 2019 — A Year in Review

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. 


Posted on December 26, 2019

A Decade of Growth: Global Finishing Solutions

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.


Posted on December 17, 2019

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.


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