Booth Blog

Posted on March 22, 2019

“We are all about first impressions — and that includes our new GFS Paint Booth & Aluminum Repair Station.”

When Jordan Yule went from body shop manager to owning his own business, he wanted to keep his paint booth selection local with a new Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) Performer® ES Paint Booth and Aluminum Repair Station.


Posted on March 19, 2019

Problem Solved — GFS Industrial Equipment Helps New Florida Manufacturer Bring Powder Coating In-House & Improve Turnaround Time

In an effort to fulfill a market need to deliver products to customers faster, Shellco established a new company, Simplified Fabricators to offer high-quality utility vehicle beds and storage boxes to South Florida. Bringing powder coating services in-house with new GFS finishing equipment, they hope will help cut a 15-week lead time down to four or five weeks.


Posted on March 15, 2019

An Interview with Dave Kindig of Kindig-It Design

At SEMA 2018, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) sat down with Dave Kindig of Kindig-It Design to discuss his journey of becoming a world-renowned superior craftsman of custom cars. With two GFS Paint Booths, Paint Mix Room and custom triple-bay CTOF Booth, Kindig and his team count on GFS paint booths and finishing equipment to achieve flawless paint finishes.


Posted on March 06, 2019

Understanding the Importance of Quality Finishes

Celebrated on the first Wednesday of March each year, National Surface Finishing Day is a day to showcase the finishing industry and bring awareness to its impact on our economy and the products that we use every day. So, why is the finishing industry so important that it needs a national holiday?


Posted on March 01, 2019

GFS Celebrates Employee Appreciation Day

In honor of Employee Appreciation Day, we would like to highlight our employees and the actions they take every day to improve our customer experience, assist coworkers and drive our business forward. To acknowledge all of the small acts that make a big impact on our business and culture, GFS established the Global Goodness program.


Posted on February 28, 2019

Problem Solved — Rural Wisconsin Startup Stays Local with New Powder Coating Booth and Oven

With 14 years of combined powder coating experience, partners Vinnie Duecker and Justin Bolton opened their dream powder coating shop in December 2018 in Monroe, Wisconsin. Knowing they needed top-quality finishing equipment to obtain the final finishes they desired, they reached out to another Wisconsin business, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS).


Posted on February 25, 2019

REVO Accelerated Curing Systems vs. Gas Catalytic Dryers

The basic differences between gas and electric IR dryers are the size of the IR wavelengths they produce and the way the systems generate energy, which result in different throughput times and quality results when used correctly.


Posted on February 21, 2019

Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day — An Interview with Tabitha Raifsnider

To celebrate Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day, we sat down with Tabitha Raifsnider, daughter of Geoff Raifsnider, a mechanical engineer at Global Finishing Solutions (GFS). Exploring a future in engineering, Tabitha is a sophomore at the University of Wisconsin-Platteville, majoring in mechanical engineering.


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.


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.


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