Advice

How NOT to Buy a Paint Booth

Purchasing a paint booth is not a small investment, so you want to make sure you do right. The right paint booth can allow you to meet process needs, last throughout your career and pay itself off with increased productivity and energy savings. The wrong paint booth purchase can lead to many problems, including overspray […]


GFS General purpose paint booth line

How to Buy a Paint Booth — 7 Steps to Make the Process Easier

The primary purpose of a paint booth is to contain hazardous materials like overspray and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), preventing fumes, chemicals, gases and vapors from spreading into the shop or environment outside. In addition to protecting the environment, complying with local regulations and codes, and keeping your employees and facility safe, enclosing the painting […]


Technician applying booth shield

Why Should I Use Strippable Protective Coatings in My Paint Booth?

Strippable paint booth coatings have become increasingly popular in the finishing world, but you still may be wondering why these are necessary or even helpful. Peelable protective coatings for your spray booth offer outstanding coverage to protect your investment, shop and employees. Simple application and fast removal save valuable time and make it easy to […]


Auto Refinish paint booth

Automotive Paint Booth Options Designed to Improve Performance & Efficiency

Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) offers a complete line of automotive refinish paint booths — with seven Ultra® and Performer® Paint Booth models in a variety of airflows and sizes to meet every shop’s productivity, quality, space and budgetary needs. In addition to our pre-engineered spray booth models, we offer shops the opportunity to upgrade any […]


Performance and Safety

9 Products for Your Paint Booth That Optimize Safety and Performance

Keeping your paint booth clean and protected — from the walls to the floors — has a significant impact on your ability to produce high-quality paint jobs, maximize productivity and keep your employees and investment safe. With the help of GFS’ senior technical advisor, Jason Garfoot, we’ve identified nine products that can lead to clean, […]


What Is a Paint Booth?

With decades of experience, Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) is the leading manufacturer of paint booths and finishing systems for many industries. But what exactly is a “paint booth” or “finishing system?” This is one of the most common questions we are asked at GFS. Here are the simple definitions and an expanded explanation of each […]


LED Lights

7 Reasons to Upgrade Your Paint Booth to LED Lighting

LED lights have grown in popularity over the last few decades — and for a good reason. They last longer, save energy and are better for the environment. In addition to shops, offices and warehouses, LED lights can offer significant advantages in a paint booth. Here are seven reasons why it may be time to […]


Accessories and Services

7 Paint Booth Accessories & Services to Make Life Easier

We’re always looking for ways to simplify our lives, whether personally or professionally. On a professional level, businesses are continually looking at ways to improve their operations. They implement processes to cut costs, increase productivity, improve quality and increase efficiency. In the paint shop, this can be done by investing in products to reduce waste […]


Paint covered exhaust fan

The Effects of Poor Preventative Maintenance

One of the simplest things you can do for the cleanliness and overall productivity of your paint booth is changing the intake and exhaust filters on a regular schedule. Preventative maintenance, in general, decreases the likelihood of your equipment failing, helps keep your paint booth producing efficiently, and keeps the production costs of your shop low. According to Brandon Lowder, […]


GFS Wave Filters

Filtration Concentration: An Introduction to Paint Booth Filters and Maintenance

Choosing the correct filter for your paint booth can be a daunting task. The choices you make will have a direct impact on everything from the efficiency of your booth and the quality of the end product to booth maintenance costs and the safety of technicians. This guide will introduce you to and give insight […]


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