Tag Archives: Refinish

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 […]


“I chose Global Finishing Solutions because of their solid reputation for quality. As I worked with GFS, I found they also have exceptional communication, customer service and technical expertise.”

“I chose Global Finishing Solutions because of their solid reputation for quality. As I worked with GFS, I found they also have exceptional communication, customer service and technical expertise.”

Maaco Collision Repair & Auto Painting 📍Carpentersville, Illinois Amar Patel recently opened a brand new Maaco body shop, complete with a GFS Ultra® XD Paint Booth and Mix Room. Please introduce your business and tell us your story: I prepped my first car when I was 14. My dad promised the car to me and […]


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 […]


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 […]


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

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 […]


Problem Solved — Mulroy’s Body Shop Continues to Incorporate Innovative Technology with Ultra Paint Booth & REVO Infrared Curing Systems

Problem Solved — Mulroy’s Body Shop Continues to Incorporate Innovative Technology with Ultra Paint Booth & REVO Infrared Curing Systems

Established in 1961 in Minneapolis, Minnesota by Dan Mulroy and his brothers, Mulroy’s Body Shop was originally just a 400-square-foot shop. The business has grown significantly in size and capabilities over the years with two moves to expand shop and office space, and the addition of new, innovative equipment. Although the location has changed over […]


GFS Now Offering Consulting Services for Improving Shop Throughput

GFS Now Offering Consulting Services for Improving Shop Throughput

OSSEO, Wis. – Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS), a world leader in innovation for paint booths and accelerated curing technologies, is pleased to announce a partnership with Pat O’Neill to provide its customers with body shop workflow consulting services. “We are excited to introduce this new service offering to our customers to help them improve shop […]