MILITARY & Defense



Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) has a long history and excellent reputation with the U.S. government’s defense organizations in designing, building and installing state-of-the-art paint finishing equipment. When the U.S. Air Force needs to paint fighter jets or large C-17 transports, it uses GFS paint booths to ensure performance coatings are applied in an optimal, controlled environment.

We don’t just work with big government. GFS has designed and built finishing equipment for city and state governments throughout the U.S. Our finishing equipment and systems also can be found in Canada, Mexico and around the globe.

In addition to government and defense organizations, we work with aircraft and component manufacturers, as well as maintenance and repair facilities, to create end-to-end finishing solutions and paint finishing environments. This allows them to achieve high-quality paint finishes, improve productivity, reduce rework and protect the health of their employees.

Why GFS?

Precision Engineering & Product development

The strength and quality of GFS products come from precision engineering and continual product development. An in-house design and engineering team — consisting of electrical engineers, software developers, structural engineers, airflow specialists and systems designers — can work with you to develop the best product for your unique requirements. On large aircraft booths for the U.S. Air Force, we have worked side by side with the Army Corps of Engineers in designing the paint booth structure.

Expansive Customer Base

  • American Eurocopter
  • Bell Helicopter Textron
  • Boeing
  • Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
  • General Dynamics
  • Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation
  • Homeland Security
  • Justice Department
  • Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • NASA
  • Northrop Grumman
  • Royal Air Force
  • Secret Service
  • U.S. Air Force
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • U.S. Marine Corps
  • U.S. Navy
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Military Aerospace & Defense Products


Our Aircraft Paint Booths are custom designed for the aircraft you are painting, ensuring excellent airflow, filtration, temperature, humidity and contamination control for the precise application of aircraft coatings.

Aircraft Prep Booths

Aircraft Prep Booth from GFS provide a safe, controlled environment for sanding, stripping and masking processes. By containing prep work to an Aircraft Prep Booth, aircraft manufacturers and repair facilities can increase production and improve the overall quality of the paint job.

Aerospace Parts Booths

GFS Aerospace Parts Booths are high-quality, cost-effective solutions for painting, gluing, sanding and prepping parts removed from aircraft and support equipment within the aerospace and defense industries.


Learn how investing in quality aircraft finishing environments can protect the health & safety of your employees.

Additional Products

Dust Collection Products

High Production Collectors | Blast Booths | Dust Collection Booths

Paint Mix Rooms

Industrial Ovens

Batch Process Ovens | Burn-Off Ovens | Continuous Process Ovens

Air Make-Up Units

Heat Recovery

Finishing Systems

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