Open Face

Posted on April 30, 2019

How to Properly Enclose an Open Face Paint Booth

While curtains are more affordable than doors and may offer more flexibility for product entry, they do not provide the level of protection from contaminants that is needed for the best possible finish. In this post, we will examine the differences between curtains and filtered doors on an open front paint booth.


Posted on February 01, 2019

Problem Solved — Manufacturer Becomes Turnkey Supplier for Creative Customers with New Powder Coating Equipment

With 20 years of sheet metal manufacturing experience under his belt, Tim Herlihy founded Creative Manufacturing Solutions (CMS) in 2006, with only one employee — himself. Fast forward 13 years, and Tim has grown the company to 85 employees and 50,000 square feet of manufacturing space in Morgan Hill, California.


Posted on July 26, 2018

Problem Solved — Chiavari Chair Manufacturer Expands Offerings With New GFS Equipment

To keep their inventory of chiavari chairs in peak condition, Vision Furniture outfitted an empty workshop and storage area in its Philadelphia headquarters to create a 2,100-square-foot paint workshop to process, sand, paint and refinish chairs in one place. Completed in 2018, the new paint workshop features a 14-by-7-foot Open Face Paint Booth and a 20-by-7-foot Drying Room from Global Finishing Solutions (GFS).


Posted on June 07, 2018

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 […]


Global Finishing Solutions industrial open face booth
Posted on December 05, 2013

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! […]