Industrial & Manufacturing

Posted on March 19, 2019

Problem Solved — GFS Industrial Equipment Helps New Florida Manufacturer Bring Powder Coating In-House & Improve Turnaround Time

In an effort to fulfill a market need to deliver products to customers faster, Shellco established a new company, Simplified Fabricators to offer high-quality utility vehicle beds and storage boxes to South Florida. Bringing powder coating services in-house with new GFS finishing equipment, they hope will help cut a 15-week lead time down to four or five weeks.


Posted on February 28, 2019

Problem Solved — Rural Wisconsin Startup Stays Local with New Powder Coating Booth and Oven

With 14 years of combined powder coating experience, partners Vinnie Duecker and Justin Bolton opened their dream powder coating shop in December 2018 in Monroe, Wisconsin. Knowing they needed top-quality finishing equipment to obtain the final finishes they desired, they reached out to another Wisconsin business, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS).


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.


Posted on February 01, 2019

Problem Solved — Manufacturer Becomes Turnkey Supplier for Creative Customers with New Powder Coating Equipment

With 20 years of sheet metal manufacturing experience under his belt, Tim Herlihy founded Creative Manufacturing Solutions (CMS) in 2006, with only one employee — himself. Fast forward 13 years, and Tim has grown the company to 85 employees and 50,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Morgan Hill, California.


Posted on January 10, 2019

Problem Solved — Custom Finishing Operation Increases Workload With New Powder Coating Booth & Oven

James Terry has been working in powder coating since he was 18 years old. He says the quality of GFS equipment is better than any he has ever seen.


GFS Bench booth with items
Posted on November 30, 2018

Problem Solved — Printmaking Class Transformed with GFS Bench Booth

When a printmaking lab at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus was gutted earlier this year, Berel Lutsky wanted only one thing — a safe, high-quality paint booth for his students.


Posted on November 06, 2018

Problem Solved — Powder Coatings of Utah Expands into Liquid Coatings with New GFS Paint Booth

For the past 20 years, Powder Coatings of Utah has provided top-of-the-line powder coating services to large manufacturing companies, primarily within the aviation industry. Recently, the family-owned, Salt Lake City-based business expanded their operation and capabilities, diving into industrial liquid coatings for the first time.


Posted on September 05, 2018

What is the Correct Temperature Setting for my Paint Booth?

Selecting the correct temperature settings for paint booths can be tricky. Luckily, Global Finishing Solutions’ (GFS) experts have the answers to your questions. Here is a short guide on how to correctly set the temperature in your paint booth.


Posted on August 21, 2018

GFS Releases Dry Filter Paint Booth Line

Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is excited to announce the release of the Dry Filter Paint Booth line — which includes Bench, Open Face and Enclosed Finishing Paint Booths. GFS’ most affordable and versatile industrial paint booth line, Dry Filter Paint Booths provide safe, affordable solutions for a wide variety of finishing applications.


Posted on July 26, 2018

Problem Solved — Chiavari Chair Manufacturer Expands Offerings With New GFS Equipment

To keep their inventory of chiavari chairs in peak condition, Vision Furniture outfitted an empty workshop and storage area in its Philadelphia headquarters to create a 2,100-square-foot paint workshop to process, sand, paint and refinish chairs in one place. Completed in 2018, the new paint workshop features a 14-by-7-foot Open Face Paint Booth and a 20-by-7-foot Drying Room from Global Finishing Solutions (GFS).


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