Research & Development

The paint-finishing market continues to evolve, which prompts GIFFIN to discover and develop products that satisfy our customer’s ongoing needs and expectations. Our R&D department is led by Dr. Abraham Salazar,  and his creative and innovative solutions have catapulted GIFFIN as the industry leader in technological advancement. 


Recent creation of the R&D Department with emphasis on using Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and experiments to guide conceptualization and development of innovative products.


GIFFIN has High Performance Computers (HPC), a full-featured experimental test booth, and highly trained professionals dedicated to analyze current and foreseen paint technology problems, and propose innovative solutions for the industry.

Typical Supporting Studies

GIFFIN can use the power of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD), plant site calibration/tests and experiments to find the best solution for your particular problem.

ELITE Technologies



  • ELITE™ is the New Efficient Scrubbing Technology by GIFFIN’s R&D
  • Inspired by Nature
  • Minimum Energy Loss Shape
  • Increases Capturing Efficiency While Reducing Energy and Water Usage
  • Reduces Under Section Depth
  • Reduces Noise



  • From Concept to Design ELITE™ Development Made Extensive Use of CFD, Small Scale Experiments and Full Scale Tests

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