Canada

Posted on November 13, 2018

“Our GFS paint booths are so efficient, and the cars are going through really, really fast.”

Alain Fortin has always invested in the technology needed to boost his bottom line and gain a leg up on the competition. When he decided to upgrade his company’s collision repair center in January 2018, Global Finishing Solutions paint booths were an easy choice.


Posted on October 09, 2018

Problem Solved — New Canadian Collision Center Increases Efficiency with REVO Rapid

To continue to provide customers with unrivaled repairs and technology for their luxury automobiles, Alloy Collision Centre was in need of a quality supplier of paint booths to upgrade their old booths that were more than 30 years old. Alloy knew automotive refinish products from Global Finishing Solutions would provide the superior finishes and service they strive for.


Pinnacle Collision Centre
Posted on November 03, 2017

Problem Solved — Pinnacle Collision Centre Offers a Unique, High-End Collision Repair Experience for their Customers

The only Mercedes-Benz certified collision center in Manitoba, Pinnacle Collision Centre’s goal is to provide customers with a complete, first-class experience from start to finish. From state-of-the-art equipment in the repair center to high-end furniture in the office, Pinnacle makes automotive repairs comfortable for their customers, as well as their employees. With an abundance of […]


GFS automotive prep station CTOF
Posted on August 24, 2017

Problem Solved — Assured Orleans South Increases Throughput, Cuts Energy Costs and Improves Quality with REVO Accelerated Curing Systems

This article was originally printed in Collision Repair Magazine, and the full article can be read on pages 44 to 45 of Volume 16, Number 4. With 68 locations across Ontario, Assured Automotive has become a well-known and respected name in the Canadian collision repair market. The company’s rapid growth and success is due in […]


GFS Ultra XD booth
Posted on February 13, 2017

Problem Solved — Reconditioning Center Maximizes Cycle Time with New Booth and Prep Station

With 16 franchised operations offering virtually every make of vehicle, Birchwood Automotive Group has grown to become the largest network of automotive retailers in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Despite being the largest, there is still room for more improvement. Since the province’s used-vehicle market is three times larger than the new one, Birchwood Group made the decision […]


GFS Paint Booth with Blade AdvanceCure system
Posted on August 10, 2016

Problem Solved — Collision Center Replaces Its “State-of-the-Art” Booth with a State-of-the-Art Booth

It didn’t take long for Kent Forman to realize his Honda dealership in Brandon, Manitoba needed a body shop. After years of taking vehicles to local body shops in town, he opened a shop of his own. The location wasn’t ideal to begin with which meant a lot of trips across town from the dealership, […]


Global Finishing Solutions Ultra XC Spray Paint Booth
Posted on May 10, 2016

Problem Solved — Small-Town Auto Body Shop Upgrades to a Larger Building, Leaving Homemade Booth Behind

Located just outside of Winnipeg, St. Claude Autobody has been serving the St. Claude community for over 50 years. Dealing with everything from collisions to hail damage, the shop grew from a one-man team to a 12 employee shop, demanding a larger facility. The original St. Claude Autobody That one-man team was made up of […]


Posted on August 18, 2011

Code Compliance for Spray Booths in Canada — Things to Be Aware Of Before You Buy

Code Compliance – Canadian spray booth owners need to deal with more than just a little more snow in the winter. Code Compliance is an issue that has been talked about quite a bit on the GFS Booth Blog, and for good reason. It’s consistently one of the biggest issues in the world of spray […]


GFS High Production Automotive spray booths
Posted on July 28, 2011

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 […]