Gallagher-Kaiser has been awarded the contract for a new Paint Shop facility at the GM Fairfax Assembly Plant. The new paint shop will make the Fairfax Assembly Plant one of the most technologically advanced of all GM’s plants around the globe. It will lower the plant’s energy use by as much as 50 percent and reduce its waste stream. The all-new paint shop will feature substantial technological upgrades including:
20 Percent Smaller Footprint
up to 50 percent less energy per vehicle, and reduced volatile organic compound emissions.
Hyper Throw E-COAT
which places more coating in cavities and recesses for optimal corrosion protection.
GM Patented Radiant Tube Ovens
designed to use 20 percent less natural gas and 40 percent less electricity.
Thin Film Technology
which reduces water use and maintenance and eliminates hazardous chemicals from the waste stream.