Tag Archives: Industrial

Problem Solved — Robotic Paint Booth Provides Opportunities for Students and Protective Coatings for Bucky Badger Statues

Problem Solved — Robotic Paint Booth Provides Opportunities for Students and Protective Coatings for Bucky Badger Statues

If you make your way to Madison, Wisconsin, and Dane County this summer, you will likely see some of the 85 Bucky Badger statues that are a part of a large, public charity art event, Bucky on Parade. Started about a decade ago as “Cows on Parade,” the revived event now features fiberglass statues of […]


Problem Solved — General Purpose Paint Booth Perfect for Painting Forklifts

Problem Solved — General Purpose Paint Booth Perfect for Painting Forklifts

Serving southern Wisconsin since 1969, Badger ToyotaLift in New Berlin is an award-winning Toyota forklift dealership — with products and services that include new and used forklifts sales, rentals, parts and service, as well as training and safety. The Wisconsin business, which is approaching 50 years of service, moved their operation to a new, larger […]


Problem Solved — Custom Paint Booths Designed for Custom Motorcycle Shop

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 […]


Problem Solved – Industrial Manufacturer Expands Business with New, Custom-Made GFS Paint Booth

Problem Solved – Industrial Manufacturer Expands Business with New, Custom-Made GFS Paint Booth

Established February 2011, Bulldog Steel Fabrication (BSF) of Madison, Georgia has built their reputation on being the supplier that gets the job done. Positioned as an industry leader in southeastern Georgia, BSF focuses on manufacturing skeletal components to sell to other companies for their own production. BSF currently uses 930 tons of steel per month […]


Problem Solved — Towing and Recovery Equipment Manufacturer Grows Business and Increases Throughput with GFS Paint Booths

Problem Solved — Towing and Recovery Equipment Manufacturer Grows Business and Increases Throughput with GFS Paint Booths

Miller Industries is the world’s largest manufacturer of towing and recovery equipment, with three manufacturing facilities in the United States and two in Europe (England and France). In 1990, Miller Industries acquired several existing towing manufacturing companies — including well-known brands like Century®, Holmes®, Chevron®, Vulcan®, Boniface® and Jige® — giving Miller more than 100 years […]


Industrial Distributors Welcomed to Global Finishing Solutions

Industrial Distributors Welcomed to Global Finishing Solutions

GFS welcomed 117 industrial sales distributors to our headquarters in Osseo, WI last week for training on products and new sales tools, as well as networking and group discussions. Our industrial distributor network spans across North America and serves customers in multiple industries, including medium and large trucks and equipment, agriculture, marine, rail and transit, […]


Problem Solved — Custom Wood Painting Operation Increases Throughput with Larger Shop and New GFS Finishing Equipment

Problem Solved — Custom Wood Painting Operation Increases Throughput with Larger Shop and New GFS Finishing Equipment

A family-owned business since 1970, Balzer Painting was originally established by Dennis Balzer. Since its conception, Balzer Painting has grown exponentially and stably, with many of the team members working there for 20 or more years. Recently, Dennis passed the family business onto his son, Ben. Dennis and Ben built the business with a twofold […]


Problem Solved — New Paint Line for Farming Equipment Manufacturer

Problem Solved — New Paint Line for Farming Equipment Manufacturer

Meyer Manufacturing has come a long way since its humble beginnings more than 70 years ago. In 1946, Alvin Meyer quit farming and built a machine shop in Dorchester, Wisconsin, a small village in the heart of America’s Dairyland. At that time, the company, known as Meyer’s Machine Shop, had just two employees, including Alvin. […]


Problem Solved — Updated Finishing Studio for the Next Generation of Wood Crafters

Problem Solved — Updated Finishing Studio for the Next Generation of Wood Crafters

Earlier this year, the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship began an initiative to dramatically expand their facility in order to provide greater scope and capability to their students. This initiative, now complete, saw a large improvement to the Center’s finishing studio, and GFS is proud to have played a role in equipping the newly expanded studio! […]


Problem Solved — Huge Paint Booth for Diversified Yacht

Problem Solved — Huge Paint Booth for Diversified Yacht

Creating a gigantic paint booth designed to produce showroom quality finishes on massive yachts is a challenge that GFS happily accepted. In December 2010, construction began on a 14-month project to build a new 60,000 sq. ft. facility for Diversified Yacht Services (DYS) in Ft. Myers, Florida. Diversified Yacht offers comprehensive services for luxury yachts […]