Spray Booths

Posted on May 15, 2018

How NOT to Buy a Paint Booth

Purchasing a paint booth is not a small investment, so you want to make sure you do right. The right paint booth can allow you to meet process needs, last throughout your career and pay itself off with increased productivity and energy savings. The wrong paint booth purchase can lead to many problems, including overspray […]


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 […]


GFS General purpose paint booth line
Posted on March 15, 2018

How to Buy a Paint Booth — 7 Steps to Make the Process Easier

The primary purpose of a paint booth is to contain hazardous materials like overspray and volatile organic compounds (VOCs), preventing fumes, chemicals, gases and vapors from spreading into the shop or environment outside. In addition to protecting the environment, complying with local regulations and codes, and keeping your employees and facility safe, enclosing the painting […]


Technician applying booth shield
Posted on March 02, 2018

Why Should I Use Strippable Protective Coatings in My Paint Booth?

Strippable paint booth coatings have become increasingly popular in the finishing world, but you still may be wondering why these are necessary or even helpful. Peelable protective coatings for your spray booth offer outstanding coverage to protect your investment, shop and employees. Simple application and fast removal save valuable time and make it easy to […]


Auto Refinish paint booth
Posted on January 25, 2018

Automotive Paint Booth Options Designed to Improve Performance & Efficiency

Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) offers a complete line of automotive refinish paint booths — with seven Ultra® and Performer® Paint Booth models in a variety of airflows and sizes to meet every shop’s productivity, quality, space and budgetary needs. In addition to our pre-engineered spray booth models, we offer shops the opportunity to upgrade any […]


Performance and Safety
Posted on January 16, 2018

9 Products for Your Paint Booth That Optimize Safety and Performance

Keeping your paint booth clean and protected — from the walls to the floors — has a significant impact on your ability to produce high-quality paint jobs, maximize productivity and keep your employees and investment safe. With the help of GFS’ senior technical advisor, Jason Garfoot, we’ve identified nine products that can lead to clean, […]


GFS ultra XP1 paint booth
Posted on January 10, 2018

“Loving the booth! Not sure why we didn’t install one sooner.”

Niverville Autobody 📍 Niverville, Manitoba Ferd Klassen recently upgraded his 40-year-old DeVilbiss booth to a top-of-the-line Ultra® XP1 Paint Booth from Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS). Please introduce your business and tell us your story: Niverville Autobody has been in business since the late seventies, and since its conception, we had been operating with the same […]


parts painting booth
Posted on December 05, 2017

Problem Solved — Custom Paint Booths Designed for Custom Motorcycle Shop

Slightly south of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, you’ll find Custom Painted Vehicles (CPV), a shop that specializes in custom paint jobs, restoration and OEM work for motorcycles and motorcycle components. Steve Wright, owner of Custom Painted Vehicles, says that customers come to them with a variety of needs — some are looking for custom designs, while others […]


Posted on November 21, 2017

What Is a Paint Booth?

With decades of experience, Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) is the leading manufacturer of paint booths and finishing systems for many industries. But what exactly is a “paint booth” or “finishing system?” This is one of the most common questions we are asked at GFS. Here are the simple definitions and an expanded explanation of each […]


Paint covered exhaust fan
Posted on May 02, 2017

The Effects of Poor Preventative Maintenance

One of the simplest things you can do for the cleanliness and overall productivity of your paint booth is changing the intake and exhaust filters on a regular schedule. Preventative maintenance, in general, decreases the likelihood of your equipment failing, helps keep your paint booth producing efficiently, and keeps the production costs of your shop low. According to Brandon Lowder, […]


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