Tuesday, 22 September 2020 19:18

Support from Autotality and Booths From Garmat is a Win-Win for a Growing MSO

Written by Autobody News Staff
Autotality (formerly known as Filterworks USA) recently installed three Garmat spray booths for MITCHCO, a rapidly growing MSO in Florida. Autotality (formerly known as Filterworks USA) recently installed three Garmat spray booths for MITCHCO, a rapidly growing MSO in Florida.


Three MITCHCO locations were built from the ground up, so they installed brand new Garmat booths in those facilities. The installation process went smoothly and the booths are exceeding the Mitchells’ highest expectations, D.J. said.


“In each case, it took roughly two weeks to get them in, which we thought was exceptional,” he said. “These are definitely higher-end booths. We really like the way they have the lights set up so that there are never any shadows and their dual inlet reverse incline fans provide more than enough air movement to do the job using our waterborne paint system. When it gets cold here, which is rare, they are well-heated and we never miss a beat or have to compromise the quality.”


Part of their recipe for scaling shops and emulating their proven formula involves MITCHCO’s commitment to Garmat USA, which has been designing and manufacturing industry-leading paint booth equipment in the U.S. since 1988. Well known for being on the cutting edge with innovative products, Garmat paint booths are constructed with the highest quality components in its state-of-the-art facility in Englewood, CO.


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Big expansion plans for the future at MITCHCO will undoubtedly include both Autotality and Garmat.


When D.J. and his dad start looking to open new locations, they can be certain a Garmat in each facility will enable them to produce a quality finished product every time.


“These Garmat booths are absolute workhorses,” Mitchell said. “With dual inlet reverse incline turbine fans, direct fire burners and durable construction, they are designed to run effi ciently and last a long time. They’re also very reliable, which is nice, because we never have to worry about them. The airflow is the best in the industry and the lighting package is Grade A, and with Autotality doing all of the maintenance, we couldn’t be in a better position with these two vendors.”


To keep their Garmat booths up and running and performing like a fleet of Rolls Royces, Autotality handles it all skillfully and on time.


“When it comes to any piece of equipment that’s used heavily like a Garmat booth, support and maintenance is key,” Mitchell said. “Autotality offers overnight afterhours service so that they can come in to do their work without interrupting our production. Changing the filters based on a schedule devised by our managers and Autotality allows us to keep our booths healthy and ready to perform. This way, 20 years from now, we will still be using these same booths and getting the same amazing results.”


Further expansion is in the future for the Mitchell family and MITCHCO, and Autotality and Garmat will undoubtedly continue to play an integral role.


“We all work well together, because Autotality goes over the top with its services and knowledge and Garmat is a world-class product. It’s a winning combination and a recipe for ongoing success!”


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3452 SW 15th St., Deerfield, FL 33442
Company Contact: Cole Strandberg
(800) 726-6400


1401 Stanford Ave., Englewood, CO 80110
Company Contact: Debbie Teter
(303) 781-6802 ext. 417


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