Automotive Refinish

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.


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.


Posted on August 30, 2019

Minimal Infrared Curing Integration for Maximum Results

Infrared curing technology is not just limited to curing paint; it can be incorporated into many stages of the shop process to significantly increase throughput. And with the availability of mobile systems, infrared curing technology can be easily incorporated into shop processes without having to change existing equipment.


Posted on August 23, 2019

Problem Solved — Quick Lanes & Side-Load Systems Set Dalton Collision up for Success

To serve their customers faster while upholding their finishes to the highest standard, Dalton Collision opened a second location in January 2019 with a GFS Side-Load Finishing System, complete with an Ultra® XR Paint Booth with REVO Speed and an Excel Workstation, along with mobile REVO units.


Mike Jim Ring Ringbrothers
Posted on August 02, 2019

Problem Solved — Ringbrothers Save Time and Money, Improve Quality with GFS Paint Booth and REVO Systems

As the Ringbrothers continue to grow, their GFS paint booth continues to stand the test of time, and they continuously count on GFS for new technology and advancements, such as REVO Systems, to improve their operation.


Posted on July 25, 2019

“With our GFS automotive paint booths, we produce much cleaner paint jobs and have definitely increased our efficiency.”

In 2002, Scott Griffin opened the doors at Griffin Automotive Design, a family-owned and operated restoration facility. 16 years later, Griffin introduced two new GFS automotive paint booths, as part of the opening of a new state-of-the-art facility. The new facility and equipment is part of Griffin’s commitment to providing the best possible service to all of their restoration and collision repair customers.


Posted on July 11, 2019

“Our state-of-the-art paint booth has helped us increase our car count and meet delivery dates. Our painters absolutely love it.”

Within Lucas Salter’s family-owned business, the commitment to maintaining top-notch service, quality repairs and great customer relations translated into purchasing a state-of-the-art GFS Ultra Paint Booth.


Ultra XD CTOF Booth
Posted on June 28, 2019

“Local support has been one of the biggest deciding factors for us.”

Ryan Cropper wanted two things for his Alaskan body shops — local support and energy efficiency. He got all that and more with Global Finishing Solutions’ (GFS) network of local distributors and Ultra Paint Booths.


Posted on June 24, 2019

Problem Solved — Customers Top Priority for Collision Center Purchasing Automotive Paint Booth

Car accidents can be a traumatic experience, and afterward, body shops are the last place people want to visit. Jesse and Cathy Ruhmann wanted to help alleviate that stress for customers. That’s why they broke off on their own in 2015 to open Referral Collision in Shakopee, Minnesota.


Posted on June 20, 2019

Integrating Infrared Curing Systems into Every Step of the Refinishing Process

Driven by a need to maximize limited floor space and reduce curing times, infrared curing has gained popularity in both prep and paint processes. Learn how to integrate REVO Accelerated Curing Systems into every step of your refinishing process.


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