Headquartered in Crete, Illinois, Holland LP recently expanded its footprint adding a new 185,000-square-foot manufacturing facility for rail welding equipment, rail and CWR handling and processing equipment, track testing services equipment, and railroad Maintenance-of-Way equipment. Included in their manufacturing facility is a GFS Large Equipment Paint Booth, Cleaning/Prep Room and Industrial Paint Mix Room.
For collision repair centers in need of new equipment, the choice between a Closed-Top Open-Front (CTOF) Booth and a standard paint booth is largely predicated by a shop’s budget and the type of repair work they plan on performing in the booth.
Whereas proper cleaning in your workspaces, common spaces and frequently touched locations is critical to reducing the spread of germs and keeping everyone healthy, proper cleaning and maintenance methods in the paint booth contribute to higher quality paint jobs, less rework, longer-lasting parts and components, and the protection of your employees and facility.
If your automotive body shop is attempting to obtain OEM certification, there is likely a long list of requirements. One item on the list that is often overlooked is the importance of high-quality lighting, as better visibility in your shop will help you produce a better finish and avoid costly rework, as well as give a better impression and assurance to customers.
Upgrading his existing GFS equipment, General Manager, Dennis Auld, decided to enclose his Closed-Top Open-Front (CTOF) Booth to increase finish quality and decrease energy costs.
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.
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.
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: