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Posted on October 16, 2019

4 Things to Know About Booth Panels for Paint & Powder Coating

Choosing the right type of panels for your paint booth or powder coating booth can make a big difference in quality, productivity and maintenance. If you are considering a new paint booth or powder coating booth, here are four things you need to know about pre-coated white panels, compared to galvanized steel panels:


Posted on October 10, 2019

5 Things to Know About Adding Aluminum Repair to Your Body Shop Process

Compared to repairs on conventional steel-bodied vehicles, aluminum repair work requires specialized equipment and additional training for technicians. This presents the possibility of new challenges for the collision repair industry, with more aluminum-bodied vehicles expected to enter the market as automakers try to meet the government’s fuel economy targets.


Front Entrance of Global Finishing Solutions Headquarters
Posted on October 04, 2019

A Behind-The-Scenes Look at a Wisconsin Spray Booth Manufacturer

As a vertical manufacturer, raw materials are transformed at our facility into paint booths and finishing equipment for the automotive, industrial and aerospace industries, among others. How are they made? Let’s start from the beginning.


Posted on October 01, 2019

GFS at FABTECH 2019: Engineered to Improve Your Finishing Operation

Featured at FABTECH 2019 from Nov. 11-14 in Chicago, Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) will showcase high-quality paint booths and powder coating booths, engineered to improve your finishing operation. From paint booths to washers and powder coating booths to ovens, GFS offers a wide range of finishing equipment. Visit GFS Booth No. B13038 to learn about the products and services that are engineered to help your business improve productivity, enhance finish quality and increase profit.


Posted on September 26, 2019

Custom Paint Booths: What to Look for Beyond the Equipment Specs & Price

With a multitude of spray booth manufacturers around the globe, it can be easy to compare paint booth specifications and only look at the price of each paint booth. However, recognizing the full value of a custom paint booth means looking beyond the purchase price. 


Posted on September 24, 2019

GFS at SEMA 2019: Supporting Your Shop From Start to Refinish

GFS is eager to welcome Mike and Jim Ring of the Ringbrothers to Booth No. 11119 at this year’s SEMA Show, from Nov. 5-8 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Part of an action-packed, educational event, GFS is dedicated to providing solutions and insights to support your shop from start to refinish.


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Posted on September 20, 2019

How to Save Energy in Your Paint Booth with a VFD

As the need to operate as efficiently as possible becomes heightened due to the continual rise in energy costs, the payback period on a VFD can be as little as 12 months, depending on the size of the system. Whether purchasing new equipment or adding a VFD to an existing paint booth, a VFD can produce substantial savings, in addition to keeping the airflow speed in your booth regulated and the pressure controlled.


aircraft paint hangar
Posted on September 17, 2019

Converting Aircraft Paint Hangars: Retrofitting or Adding a Paint Booth Insert

Adding a paint booth insert to an aircraft hangar is often simpler and quicker than converting a hangar into an environment suitable for spraying. Aside from the time savings, it also yields better airflow, cleaner air and better lighting. The end result is an improved environment for the painter, making it easier to do a high-quality paint job.


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Posted on September 12, 2019

What You Need to Know to Safely Switch from Solvent-Based to Waterborne Paint

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.


Posted on September 11, 2019

Problem Solved — Scout Boats Discovers More Possibilities with Large Equipment Paint Booth

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.


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