Industrial & Manufacturing

Posted on July 02, 2020

How Project Managers Help Actualize Your Capital Equipment Investment

On large jobs or jobs with multiple equipment installs, it is essential to invest in finishing equipment from a manufacturer with project management capabilities. Businesses with dedicated project managers can invest more time in project planning; conduct more frequent project reviews to assess risks, milestones and value; and measure project outcomes more frequently.


Posted on June 25, 2020

How to Mitigate Spray Booth Hazards and Protect Yourself with PPE

A variety of personal protective equipment (PPE) is needed to keep painters safe on the job and help prevent health problems. Knowing how to mitigate the hazards of paint booths and which type of PPE is appropriate for tasks are the keys to running a safe finishing operation.


Posted on June 18, 2020

How Preventative Maintenance Can Keep Your Industrial Conveyor Running Smoothly

For industrial manufacturers with conveyor systems in their paint operation, an effective preventative maintenance plan can often be the difference between running at peak efficiency and suffering through costly downtime. Routine preventative maintenance and proper cleaning help ensure your conveyor system is operating efficiently, saving you time and money.


GFS Poly Paint Booth Filter
Posted on June 11, 2020

Introducing GFS Poly: Premium Exhaust Filter Line for Paint Booths

GFS Poly is a new, premium exhaust filter solution for high-volume shops. With an exceptional holding capacity and efficiency rating, GFS Poly provides long-lasting performance, reduced costs and increased paint shop productivity.


Posted on June 03, 2020

GFS Works with UW-Platteville Seniors on Paint Booth Door Improvements

Working with UW-Platteville students, GFS developed prototypes of paint booth doors, featuring switches that will make for improved door sensing and positioning. This project put our core values of Partnership and Continuous Improvement in action, while allowing us to collaborate with students to generate fresh ideas to improve our product line.


Posted on April 28, 2020

What You Need to Know About Industrial Pretreatment Washers

One of the most efficient and cost-effective ways for manufacturers to clean parts is by using industrial pretreatment washers. They are essential to ensuring powder or paint adheres properly to parts. They also lay the groundwork for consistent, quality finishes, and prevent corrosion from forming on parts.


Posted on April 16, 2020

How Dust Collection Equipment Can Help Stone Fabricators Protect Workers

Having the proper dust collection equipment can help protect stone fabrication workers who may be inhaling dangerous amounts of silica dust while cutting, grinding and sanding pieces of “engineered stone” to make kitchen and bathroom countertops. Dust Collection Modules provide a safe, effective way for manufacturers to contain dust produced from sanding, grinding and blasting applications.


Crane Parts
Posted on April 02, 2020

Problem Solved — Rail Industry Leader Chooses GFS Industrial Equipment for Painting Services

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.


Posted on February 24, 2020

Water Wash Booths Vs. Dry Filter Paint Booths

Changing your paint booth’s exhaust filters can be both costly and time-consuming. A water wash booth results in a cleaner painting environment with increased productivity and improved working conditions.


painting robots
Posted on February 18, 2020

5 Ways Painting Robots Can Benefit Industrial Manufacturers & Aircraft Finishers

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.


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