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Body Shop Layout

Consultation & Design

Expert Advice to Streamline Shop Layouts & Improve Workflow

Whether you operate a small or large collision repair facility, an ideal layout for your shop is necessary to grow your bottom line today and best position your shop for tomorrow. Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) has partnered with industry expert Rick Farnan of Farnan Consulting and Design to assist shops in streamlining their layout and improving their shop workflow. 

How the Process Works

Rick Farnan performs virtual or on-site reviews of repair facilities, then builds AutoCAD shop layout drawings to meet a shop’s key performance indicators (KPIs). With the help of Farnan and a GFS distributor in your area, you can turn a concept for your shop into reality to reap the benefits of increased efficiency and maximum productivity. 

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Shop Layout Consultation to Boost the Bottom Line

Transform your shop and stay ahead of the competition, thanks to Rick Farnan’s decades of experience and unmatched shop layouts expertise. Farnan can assist with:

  • Discovering the ROI of investing in better equipment 
  • Equipment selection, considering the needs of your shop 
  • Determining how many spray booth cycles your shop can perform with an improved layout 
  • Increasing throughput without additional labor 
  • Growth planning 
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Establishing a Smooth Production Flow

The size of vehicles, tear-down stalls, location of the parts department and booth sizing are important factors when designing facilities for traditional or advanced repair methodologies. Rick Farnan focuses on the latest in-line process whenever possible to establish a smooth production flow. He will work with existing floor plans, future shop expansion, brownfield (existing facility) and greenfield (undeveloped land) to help improve cycle times and throughput. 

Schedule Shop Layout Consultation

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Contact GFS to schedule a shop layout consultation and design meeting with expert Rick Farnan

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