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Problem Solved — REVO Systems Provide Energy-Efficient Solution for the New Location of a Las Vegas Collision Center

Problem Solved — REVO Systems Provide Energy-Efficient Solution for the New Location of a Las Vegas Collision Center

With experience in the industry dating back to the late ‘60s, Jim Smiciklas, owner and general manager of Express Collision Center, has taught many certification classes and instilled his proven processes and management systems into owners and employees of independent shops and dealerships across the country. After working as a consultant for shop owners, painters […]


Problem Solved — California Body Shop Increases Repairs Without Sacrificing Quality

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 […]


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

“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 […]


Problem Solved — Ohio Body Shop Improves Efficiency With the Help of Air Quality Grant

Problem Solved — Ohio Body Shop Improves Efficiency With the Help of Air Quality Grant

A new paint booth can significantly increase throughput — from providing more working area in the booth to shortening cycle times and allowing more cycles to run per day. It can also lead to improvements in paint finish quality and shop efficiency, as well as the invisible benefits of cleaner air in the body shop […]


“Upgrading to a GFS Paint Booth was like stepping out of a station wagon and into a Ferrari.”

“Upgrading to a GFS Paint Booth was like stepping out of a station wagon and into a Ferrari.”

Chaney Auto Works 📍 Franklin, Kentucky Scott Chaney wanted to make his shop’s superior paint jobs even better. He turned to Global Finishing Solutions. Please introduce your business and tell us your story: In 1989, I graduated high school and started classes at Bowling Green Technical College for Refinish Technology. I worked at an independent repair […]


Problem Solved — Saving Time and Energy at Laney’s Collision Center

Problem Solved — Saving Time and Energy at Laney’s Collision Center

Laney’s Collision Center of El Dorado, AR has been well known in the area since 1939. When the shop was purchased by Johnny Griffin, he retained the name and continued operations. Laney’s underwent a major overhaul in 2010, at which time they built a new 14,000 sq. foot shop. This new expansion included new paint […]


Problem Solved — Innovative, High-Production Paint Shop at RPM Sunshine in Australia

Problem Solved — Innovative, High-Production Paint Shop at RPM Sunshine in Australia

When Peter Bubeck of RPM, Repair Process Management decided to start up a new collision repair business, they had one goal in mind: to provide quality automotive repairs in record time. They were able to accomplish this through a partnership with RACV and investment in new, state-of-the-art equipment. The result is RPM, a completely unique auto […]


Advance Cure Evolution – Interview with Will McFadden

Advance Cure Evolution – Interview with Will McFadden

Waterborne paints have been a hot topic in the automotive refinish industry for a long time. Of course, the actual development of the paints, as well as the equipment necessary to use them, has gone on for far longer than most would realize. It may surprise you to learn that the very first accelerated drying […]


Problem Solved — Energy-Efficient, High-Production Solution for South Barrie Collision

Problem Solved — Energy-Efficient, High-Production Solution for South Barrie Collision

Providing the perfect solution for a busy shop Alec Smales of South Barrie Collision of Barrie, Ontario, Canada knew exactly what he wanted when he began planning his facility: HIGH PRODUCTION and ENERGY EFFICIENCY. In operation since 2006, South Barrie Collision puts through a staggering average of 500 cars per month, and this is made […]


Another Happy Customer — St. Louis Street Autobody

Another Happy Customer — St. Louis Street Autobody

I just wanted to take a moment to let you know that the two Global Finishing Solutions XP1 Paint Booths and Mix Room that we purchased through Automotive Technology, are now completed and we have been using them for about three weeks. The booths are awesome!!! Automotive Technology did an outstanding job of installing the […]