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, … Continue reading Industrial Distributors Welcomed to Global Finishing Solutions

Global Finishing Solutions Provides Training Opportunities at Center for Excellence

OSSEO, Wis. – Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) would like to recognize those who joined us last week at the Center for Excellence for technician training during our Final Commissioning Course. Thirty-seven technicians from more than 13 states attended a two-day training course focusing on the operation of GFS paint booths and finishing equipment, from airflow to … Continue reading Global Finishing Solutions Provides Training Opportunities at Center for Excellence

GFS Partners with SATA and AkzoNobel at SkillsUSA 2017

Louisville, Ky. – Global Finishing Solutions® (GFS) is proud to partner with SATA® and AkzoNobel, as well as numerous other donors, to provide SkillsUSA® with a second professional-grade finishing environment for the 53rd annual National Leadership and Skills Conference. This years’ trailer joins a previous competition trailer that was supplied in 2011. The newest equipment … Continue reading GFS Partners with SATA and AkzoNobel at SkillsUSA 2017

Seven Paint Booth Accessories & Services to Make Life Easier

We’re always looking for ways to simplify our lives, whether personally or professionally. On a professional level, businesses are continually looking at ways to improve their operations. They implement processes to cut costs, increase productivity, improve quality and increase efficiency. In the paint shop, this can be done by investing in products to reduce waste … Continue reading Seven Paint Booth Accessories & Services to Make Life Easier

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 … Continue reading Problem Solved – Custom Wood Painting Operation Increases Throughput with Larger Shop and New GFS Finishing Equipment

The Effects of Poor Preventative Maintenance

One of the simplest things you can do for the cleanliness and overall productivity of your paint booth is changing the intake and exhaust filters on a regular schedule. Preventative maintenance, in general, decreases the likelihood of your equipment failing, helps keep your paint booth producing efficiently, and keeps the production costs of your shop low. According to Brandon Lowder, … Continue reading The Effects of Poor Preventative Maintenance

Global Finishing Solutions Adds to the Automotive and Truck Refinish Distribution Team

OSSEO, Wis. - Global Finishing Solutions (GFS) is proud to welcome Chassis Liner Supply, Purified Air and Quality Finish Services to the GFS Auto and Truck Refinish distribution team. These new distributors expand our ability to provide exceptional service to automotive and truck refinish customers in Minnesota, southern Texas, western Pennsylvania and Maryland. Chassis Liner … Continue reading Global Finishing Solutions Adds to the Automotive and Truck Refinish Distribution Team