Driving Your Success!
Driving Your Success!


Learn key ways to stay profitable and significantly cut down booth cycle time.

Your paint booth can be the biggest bottleneck or the biggest asset in your shop. Operating and maintaining your spray booth at peak performance is crucial in today’s body shops, combined with proper paint booth setup to maximize efficiency and quality.

You will also get an in-depth look at ways to modify your prepping/staging areas and some new methods to develop a high production paint department out of your current footprint. These methods can significantly shorten key-to-key time and increase profits.

Who Should Attend:

  • Shop owners
  • Managers
  • Painters
  • Preppers

Instructor: Jason Garfoot

Jason Garfoot is the Senior Technical Advisor at Global Finishing Solutions. Jason got his start in the industry as a detailer at a collision repair shop while in college. He worked his way up as a bodyman and then into the paint department, where he started as a painter's helper and transitioned into a lead painter and management position . Jason uses his background in engineering and degree in science to apply some nontraditional insights to the collision repair industry. He works with paint companies, and spray equipment companies throughout North America and Central Europe to test and help develop new products and processes for the automotive refinish industry. He works with magazine publications such as ABRN and Fender Bender, as well as body shop performance organizations throughout the United States and Canada to identify trends in the market and help educate body shops to prepare for and capitalize on those trends. Jason also consults and evaluates body shops to identify areas in which they can improve performance and quality, while reducing key to key times and maximize efficiency. At GFS he also helps customers find the correct equipment for their shops and assist shops with their layouts and design.

Dates & Locations:

Thursday, January 17, 2019
Indiana Wesleyan University
9286 Schulze Dr
West Chester Township, OH 45069

Friday, January 18, 2019
Ohio Auto Kolor
2600 Fisher Rd
Columbus, OH 43204


  • 9:00 AM – 12:30 PM



  • Members: $39.00 Per Person
  • Non-Members: $75.00 Per Person


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