Automotive Refinish

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. This is especially true for finishing equipment like paint booths. You need someone you trust for the […]


Posted on February 07, 2019

5 Ways To Use a REVO Handheld

Reducing curing times and increasing throughput, electric infrared (IR) technology has become increasingly popular. Not just limited to curing paint, it is extremely adaptable and can increase productivity in many areas throughout a repair shop. And with mobile systems, IR technology can be easily incorporated into both prep and paint processes. Using short wave, electric […]


Posted on January 16, 2019

“I can’t say enough about the quality of GFS paint booths, because they just work. I get goosebumps.”

Shell Lake Auto Body 📍Shell Lake, Wisconsin When Scott Farley took over his father’s body shop, he wanted a way to increase production and quality. A recent expansion steered him toward the purchase of two Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) Performer® ES Paint Booths. Please introduce your business and tell us your story: My dad started […]


Posted on January 02, 2019

How to Select the Right Equipment for Your Body Shop

The equipment you purchase today sets up your shop for growth and better profit margins tomorrow. By processing only one more vehicle per week, a shop can usually recoup its equipment investment in less than a year. Now is the best time for shop owners to purchase better equipment to position themselves for the future.


Posted on December 20, 2018

Problem Solved — Quick Lane Side-Load System Provides Body Shop With Faster, Higher-Quality Repairs

In 1983 at the age of 23, Tony Cavallaro opened a body shop in Hartford, Connecticut, with a staff of four. Fast forward 35 years — Cavallaro’s shop, Airport Road Auto Body, has expanded, moved and is in the process of rebranding. No longer located on Airport Road, the now 34,000-square-foot shop will soon be […]


Posted on November 13, 2018

“Our GFS paint booths are so efficient, and the cars are going through really, really fast.”

Donnelly Collision Centre 📍Ottawa, Ontario   Alain Fortin has always invested in the technology needed to boost his bottom line and gain a leg up on the competition. When he decided to upgrade his company’s collision repair center in January 2018, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) paint booths were an easy choice. Please tell us your […]


Posted on October 23, 2018

New Brunswick Body Shop to be First in Atlantic Canada with Paint Booth-Integrated REVO Systems

OSSEO, Wis. — CSN-Sarkis Collision will become the first automotive body shop in Atlantic Canada to have paint booth-integrated REVO Accelerated Curing Systems, the revolutionary short wave electric infrared curing technology from Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS). The addition of REVO Systems is part of a major renovation to CSN-Sarkis’ 10,000-square-foot shop in Miramichi, New Brunswick, […]


Posted on October 09, 2018

Problem Solved — New Canadian Collision Center Increases Efficiency with REVO Rapid

Vaughn Wyant started his journey in the automotive business on the sales floor. It was in sales where his “love of the deal” took him from working at Ford dealerships in England, Vancouver and Alberta to owning his own business in his hometown of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Wyant opened his first dealership, Jubilee Ford, under the […]


Posted on October 02, 2018

Global Finishing Solutions Adds Chassis Liner Supply to Texas Distribution Team

OSSEO, Wis. — Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is excited to announce that Chassis Liner Supply has joined our automotive and truck refinish distribution team in Texas, bolstering GFS’ ability to provide extraordinary service to body shops in the Dallas-Fort Worth and surrounding Texas area. Chassis Liner Supply is a full-service distributor located in Euless, Texas. […]


Posted on September 28, 2018

Problem Solved — Kindig-It Design Partners with GFS for Custom Paint Prep and Application Equipment

Kindig-It Design is known around the world for their superior craftsmanship of custom cars. A venture that started in June 1999 in owner Dave Kindig’s garage, Kindig-It now employs 34 men and women, offering the entire gamut of one-of-a-kind car builds. From Dave’s design and renderings, to prototyping, metal fabrication, bodywork, paint and polish, rewiring, […]


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