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GFS’ Ultra Paint Booth Line Relaunched

GFS’ Ultra Paint Booth Line Relaunched

OSSEO, Wisc. – Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is excited to announce the relaunch of its Ultra Paint Booth line, effective June 11, 2018. Featuring a complete line of pre-engineered models, options and custom solutions, GFS Ultra Paint Booths have undergone product restructuring and advancements to continue to provide customers with the most high-performance, versatile finishing […]


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 […]


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

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 […]


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

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 […]


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

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, […]


GFS’ Controlled Airflow Ceiling: A Premium Ceiling to Complement a Premium Booth

GFS’ Controlled Airflow Ceiling: A Premium Ceiling to Complement a Premium Booth

So you’ve decided you are ready to invest in a new paint booth for your shop. That’s not the end of the decisions though. Next comes decisions on any booth options and accessories you may want to add to your new booth. With our Ultra® booths, one option in particular is deciding whether or not […]


Problem Solved — Collision Center Becomes Energy Efficient, Ready for Aluminum Repairs with New Equipment

Problem Solved — Collision Center Becomes Energy Efficient, Ready for Aluminum Repairs with New Equipment

When Tom and Connie Holzer started their company in 1974 in Farmington, Michigan, they couldn’t have imagined all of the changes that would be in store for them. Considerable growth inspired a move in 1985 to a new location in nearby Farmington Hills. Since then, Tom Holzer Ford has grown into a dealership offering a […]


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

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 […]