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Posted on September 20, 2018

What Does My Paint Booth Need to Achieve Code Compliance?

In a perfect world, achieving code compliance for your paint booth would be a one-size-fits-all process. In reality, different cities have different ordinances and permit requirements, resulting in a lot of variation in the process. Our goal at Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is to help customers every step of the way. Before the first vehicle, […]


Posted on September 14, 2018

Auto Refinish Distributors Visit Wisconsin for Sales Training Meeting

This week, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) welcomed a group of automotive refinish distributors at our headquarters in Osseo, Wisconsin, for training on products, service and maintenance, code compliance, sales tools and other various training sessions. Kicking off the festivities on Sept. 11, GFS distributors and employees participated in a nine-hole scramble at Wild Ridge Golf […]


Posted on September 13, 2018

GFS Celebrates Curran Group’s 100-Year Anniversary

Since 1998, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) has been fully owned by the Curran Group, Inc., a family-owned and operated holding company based in Illinois. This year, the Curran Group is celebrating 100 years in business and GFS is taking part in the celebration. Founded in 1918 as Metropolitan Coal & Ice by William Curran and […]


Posted on September 07, 2018

GFS People: Meet the Auto Refinish Design Team

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. This month, our spotlight turns […]


Posted on September 05, 2018

What is the Correct Temperature Setting for my Paint Booth?

You are making dinner on Sunday night. You bake your food at the temperature specified in your recipe. You know exactly how long your food takes to cook, and no variables affect the outcome. Now, it is Monday morning, and you are selecting the temperature for your paint booth. This time, it is not so […]


Posted on August 28, 2018

Volunteers at GFS — Creating Opportunities in the Community through Coaching

As summer nears an end in Wisconsin, many employees at Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) have had a summer full of coaching, especially America’s favorite pastime — baseball. Many GFS employees spend their free time volunteering, and one of the most popular ways in the summer is coaching or leading area teams and youth groups. Coaches […]


Posted on August 24, 2018

“GFS beat their own timeline in getting the equipment to my shop. They held up their word every step of the way.”

Danny Szarka has worked in the auto body repair industry long enough to know that high-quality equipment is paramount to a successful business. To facilitate rapid growth, he upgraded to an Ultra® Paint Booth and Mix Room from Global Finishing Solutions (GFS).


Posted on August 21, 2018

GFS Releases Dry Filter Paint Booth Line

Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is excited to announce the release of the Dry Filter Paint Booth line — which includes Bench, Open Face and Enclosed Finishing Paint Booths. GFS’ most affordable and versatile industrial paint booth line, Dry Filter Paint Booths provide safe, affordable solutions for a wide variety of finishing applications.


Posted on August 09, 2018

Problem Solved — Classic Car Restoration Business Boosted by GFS Paint Booth

In a small town with a population of only 595, the husband-and-wife team of Steve and Molly Gursky founded Driven Restorations in Plum City, Wisconsin, in 2009. A creative brainchild of the two, Driven Restorations is first and foremost a classic car restoration business. “Steve always had the goal of doing classic car restorations, and […]


Posted on August 03, 2018

GFS People: Meet the HR Team

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. The key functions of a […]


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