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Posted on January 08, 2019

GFS Names Sal Parente New Executive Vice President of Sales

OSSEO, Wis. — Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) is pleased to announce the appointment of Sal Parente to the newly created position of Executive Vice President of Sales. Parente will oversee the company’s aerospace, automotive refinish and industrial sales business units. “The addition of this new executive management role will provide our organization with leadership, support […]


Posted on December 28, 2018

Charitable Donations 2018 — A Year in Review

It’s the holiday season, and giving back to the community is a value that Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) employees prioritize in their busy schedules, especially this time of year. GFS is committed to assisting our employees in their efforts, as well as contributing to many local causes and organizations. An internal Charitable Donations committee handles […]


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 16, 2018

GFS at FABTECH 2018: Brighter Business for Paint & Powder

OSSEO, Wis. — Dedicated to providing high-quality, cost-effective finishing equipment for industrial manufacturers and businesses, Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) is excited to feature General Purpose Paint Booths and Powder Recovery Booths at FABTECH 2018, from Nov. 6-8 in Atlanta. From paint booths to washers and powder coating booths to ovens, GFS offers a complete range […]


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 24, 2018

GFS at SEMA 2018: Meet Dave Kindig and Drive Your Paint Shop Forward

OSSEO, Wis. — Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) is eager to welcome Dave Kindig of Kindig-It Design to GFS Booth #11119 at this year’s SEMA Show, from Oct. 30 to Nov. 2 in Las Vegas. Part of an action-packed, educational event, GFS is dedicated to providing solutions and insights for collision repair shop owners, managers and […]


Posted on September 14, 2018

Auto Refinish Distributors Visit Wisconsin for Sales Training Meeting

This week, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) welcomed a group of automotive refinish distributors at our headquarters in Osseo, Wisconsin, for training on products, service and maintenance, code compliance, sales tools and other various training sessions. Kicking off the festivities on Sept. 11, GFS distributors and employees participated in a nine-hole scramble at Wild Ridge Golf […]


Posted on September 13, 2018

GFS Celebrates Curran Group’s 100-Year Anniversary

Since 1998, Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) has been fully owned by the Curran Group, Inc., a family-owned and operated holding company based in Illinois. This year, the Curran Group is celebrating 100 years in business and GFS is taking part in the celebration. Founded in 1918 as Metropolitan Coal & Ice by William Curran and […]


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 June 26, 2018

REVO Speed Accelerated Curing System Boosted to Accommodate Factory Lifted Trucks

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.


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