GFS – Our Heritage
Global Finishing Solutions is the world’s leading provider of technologically advanced capital equipment solutions for the finishing industry. The success of GFS comes from the amalgamation of North America’s most significant finishing equipment manufacturers: DeVilbiss Spray Booths, Binks Spray Booths, Milbanks Finishing Systems, Blu-Surf, and JBI Booths. These companies, renowned worldwide for their unequaled product quality and technological superiority, have merged through the years to create a company with unsurpassed technical knowledge and engineering expertise. GFS is proud to be the new face of these companies, and continues to build on their impressive histories to provide finishing equipment of the highest quality.
Fully owned by the Curran Group, GFS is in a position of great strength in the finishing industry, and continually invests in expanding our capabilites to serve our customers. Global Finishing Solutions’ corporate offices and manufacturing plant are located in Osseo, Wisconsin, with additional sales support located in Mexico and Barrie, Ontario in Canada. This impressive North American presence allows GFS to provide a superior level of support to our unequaled distribution network. GFS’ joint venture into the UK market is already well established in the Aerospace industry, and promises exciting new opportunities in Europe for GFS in the near future.
The strength and quality of GFS products comes from precision structural engineering and continual product development. GFS in-house design and engineering team consists of electrical engineers, software developers, structural engineers, airflow specialists, and systems designers. GFS’ customer support and specialized team of service technicians serves all areas of North America and Mexico, as well as the UK.
Our broad range of products, from small bench-type spray booths to complete industrial finishing systems to immense aviation spray booths, exists because GFS understands that each type of finishing operation has unique needs and requires a specified approach. This also allows GFS to use the best features of various finishing methods in innovative new ways to bring increased efficiency and productivity to the finishing industry. In the case of the aviation industry, GFS possesses extensive knowledge of large-space airflow management. Aviation booths by GFS are known industry-wide for their quality and superior performance, with numerous installations across the globe in commercial and military facilities.