Automotive Refinish

Posted on August 09, 2018

Problem Solved — Classic Car Restoration Business Boosted by GFS Paint Booth

In a small town with a population of only 595, the husband-and-wife team of Steve and Molly Gursky founded Driven Restorations in Plum City, Wisconsin, in 2009. A creative brainchild of the two, Driven Restorations is first and foremost a classic car restoration business. “Steve always had the goal of doing classic car restorations, and […]


Posted on July 31, 2018

Are REVO Accelerated Curing Systems Code Compliant?

An important question in the automotive refinish industry is whether or not infrared drying and curing technology products are code compliant. If you are unsure what this means for the systems in your shop, please read, “Infrared Systems: Are you Putting your Shop at Risk?” REVO Accelerated Curing Systems from Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) use […]


Posted on June 26, 2018

REVO Speed Accelerated Curing System Boosted to Accommodate Factory Lifted Trucks

OSSEO, Wisc. — Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) has raised the positioning of its REVO Speed Accelerated Curing System from 4 to 9 inches off the ground, making it compatible with any factory lifted truck on the road. Integrated into the ceiling of a paint booth or prep environment, and designed to rapidly cure filler and […]


Car inside of Performer ES Spray Booth
Posted on June 21, 2018

“I knew a GFS paint booth was the right choice when I was planning my startup.”

When Bradley Munderloh opened his own auto body shop in spring 2018, his top priority was to replace an outdated paint booth. His investment in a Performer® ES Paint Booth from Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) has more than paid off.


Posted on June 11, 2018

GFS’ Ultra Paint Booth Line Relaunched

OSSEO, Wisc. – Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is excited to announce the relaunch of its Ultra Paint Booth line, effective June 11, 2018. Featuring a complete line of pre-engineered models, options and custom solutions, GFS Ultra Paint Booths have undergone product restructuring and advancements to continue to provide customers with the most high-performance, versatile finishing […]


Posted on May 29, 2018

Problem Solved — REVO Systems Provide Energy-Efficient Solution for the New Location of a Las Vegas Collision Center

With experience in the industry dating back to the late ‘60s, Jim Smiciklas, owner and general manager of Express Collision Center, has taught many certification classes and instilled his proven processes and management systems into owners and employees of independent shops and dealerships across the country. After working as a consultant for shop owners, painters […]


Posted on May 24, 2018

“I chose Global Finishing Solutions because of their solid reputation for quality. As I worked with GFS, I found they also have exceptional communication, customer service and technical expertise.”

Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting 📍Carpentersville, Illinois Amar Patel recently opened a brand new Maaco body shop, complete with a GFS Ultra® XD Paint Booth and Mix Room. Please introduce your business and tell us your story: I prepped my first car when I was 14. My dad promised the car to me and […]


Paint with Car in spray booth
Posted on April 12, 2018

“The people are really what made me believe I made the right choice. I am super impressed with GFS.”

Holmstadt Collision & Restoration 📍 Plum City, Wisconsin Tim Holmstadt opened his dream body shop and classic car restoration business, and added a GFS Performer ES Paint Booth — all on his family farm. Please introduce your business and tell us your story: I graduated from tech school in ‘95 to become an auto collision […]


Posted on April 09, 2018

Problem Solved — California Body Shop Increases Repairs Without Sacrificing Quality

A family-run business since 1984, Accurate Auto Body is owned by Edward Cichon, his daughter, Tiffany Silva, and son-in-law, Dan Silva. Located in Richmond, California, the body shop’s primary focus is collision repair of late model vehicles. For 28 years, all vehicles that came through the shop were painted in their original paint booth. In […]


Posted on March 01, 2018

Parts & Support You Can Count on with REVO Accelerated Curing Systems

An excellent way to increase your shop’s throughput is by implementing infrared (IR) curing technology into your body repair and painting processes. By rapidly curing body filler, primer and coatings, IR systems can reduce repair times by hours and free up your technicians to work on other projects. There are a variety of IR curing […]


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