• Finish Genius

    Powerful, Real-Time Process Knowledge


Merging Process Engineering and Process Technology

Finish Genius is a dynamic system to deliver streaming information to the shop floor in real time for improved performance and profitability.  Our FG process engineering software and content solutions combine to deliver everything critical for manufacturers to be competitive and provide consistent quality.

This user-friendly technology is designed with the requirements for efficient record keeping, training, and process validation for both large and small shops.  All company proprietary content is strictly confidential and secure.

Content, Content, Content!
Pre-Engineered Content + Your Data.  Turnkey and Ready-to-Use. 

When you purchase Finish Genius, your data and any selected pre-engineered AWFI content will be loaded and ready to use.  Advanced FG Pro 2.0 technology streamlines complex process engineering and documentation.

Eliminate tribal knowledge and start using Finish Genius immediately, reducing cost and setup time.

Formula Record Keeping

Formula Record Keeping Automation Provides an Accurate, Safe Database of Color Formulas

  • Learn More about the details and features of Finish Genius’ Formula Record Keeping.

  • With Finish Genius

    • Secure and Consistent Data Storage
    •  Accurate Batching
    • Easily Find Formulas
    • Reduced Waste Stream Color Mismatches
    • Accurate Formulas

  • Without Finish Genius

    • Insecure Formula Record Keeping
    • Incorrect Batch Mixing
    • Increased time to search for Formula
    • Color Mismatches
    • Inconsistent Formulas

Create a Process

Finish Genius Database Includes Thousands of Data Points to Efficiently Create a Process for Both Manual and Automated Systems

  • Learn more about the features and details of Creating a Process and Steps.

  • With Finish Genius

    • Increased Production Output
    • Development and Implementation of New Systems
    • Reduction of Product Defects
    • Improvement Consistency & Quality
    • Better Utilization of Resource Materials
    • Improve Efficiency & Profitability

  • Without Finish Genius

    • No Process Standardization
    • Inconsistent Production
    • No Transfer of Knowledge
    • No Best Practice Standards
    • Increased Reworks
    • No Process Controls

Digital Work Instructions

ISO Compliant Interactive Multi-Media Work Instructions for training purposes, with Step-by-Step Directions, PDF Documents, Photos, and Videos

  • Learn more about the features and details of Finish Genius Digital Work Instructions.

  • With Finish Genius

    • Eliminates Tribal Knowledge Using Best Practice Standards
    • Expedite Training Time
    • Easy to Use and Update
    • Dynamic Process Knowledge
    • Decreased Employee Turnover

  • Without Finish Genius

    • Dependent on Tribal Knowledge
    • Slow Learning Curve
    • Hard to Document Processes
    • Static Training Information
    • Higher Employee Turnover

Direct Process Messaging

Provide Real-Time Process Communication with Direct Process Messaging

  • Learn more about the features and details of Finish Genius direct process messaging.

  • With Finish Genius

    • Maximize Time & Resources
    • Increase Output
    • On Time Production
    • Remote Troubleshooting Communication
    • Traceable Communication Data

  • Without Finish Genius

    • Increased Communication Lag Time
    • Increase in Downtime & Reworks
    • Missed Production Schedules & Ship Dates
    • No Remote Troubleshooting
    • No Communication Records

Equipment Automation Data Streaming Connectivity

The Dynamic User Interface in Finish Genius Pro+ Provides Connectivity with Equipment and Process Devices

  • Learn more about the features and benefits of Finish Genius’ Equipment Automation Data Streaming Connectivity.

  • With Finish Genius

    • Decreased Data Collection Time
    • Accurate and Automatic Data Entry
    • Real-time Data Streaming & Visibility

  • Without Finish Genius

    • Increased Data Collection Time
    • Incorrect Data Entry
    • Loss of Real-time Data Visibility

Process Validation & Dashboard Reporting

Real Time Process Validation Provides Accurate Verification of Each Task Performed

  • Learn more about the features and benefits of Finish Genius’ Process Validation.

  • With Finish Genius

    • Enhanced Real-time Data Collection & Reporting
    • Improves Operator Consistency
    • Allows for Dynamic Process Adjustments
    • Continuous Validation for Process Improvement
    • Reduced Reworks & Labor
    • Increases Product Quality & Throughput
    • Enforces Process Order and Traceability

  • Without Finish Genius

    • No Visibility of Process Data
    • No Process Traceability
    • No Enforcement of Order & Accuracy of Task
    • No Process Information Channel in Real-time

    • Latency in Data Reporting
    • No Data Visibility
    • Increased Reworks & Labor Costs
    • Lower Product Quality
    • Unresolved Process Errors

Process Costing

Advanced Process Costing Features Customizable Metrics to Accurately Calculate Real World Production Numbers

  • Learn more about the features and details of Finish Genius’ Process Costing.

  • With Finish Genius

    • Correctly and Automatically Quote Projects
    • Competitive and Accurate Pricing
    • Increased Profit Margins

  • Without Finish Genius

    • Incorrect Project Quotes
    • Uncompetitive
    • Lower Profit Margins

Material Quantities

Material Quantities and Labor Required for a Project are Automatically Calculated

  • Learn more about the features and details of Finish Genius’ Material Quantities.

  • With Finish Genius

    • Accurately Calculate Project Materials
    • Increase Throughput
    • Decrease Material Waste
    • Accurately and Automatically Calculate Labor Resources

  • Without FG

    • Underestimate Required Project Materials
    • Delay Project Completion
    • Increased Material Waste
    • Overestimate or Underestimate Labor Resources

Video Process Monitoring

Process Monitoring Technology Allows for Eyes-On Critical to Quality Visibility

  • Learn more about the features and details of Finish Genius’ Video Process Monitoring.

  • With Finish Genius

    • Increased Real-time Quality Control
    • Eliminating Rework in Real-time
    • Increased Equipment Efficiency
    • Reduced Equipment Downtime

  • Without Finish Genius

    • No Real-time Quality Control
    • Increased Reworks
    • Reduced Equipment Efficiency
    • Increased Equipment Downtime

  • Demo Finish Genius

    Experience the features of Finish Genius anytime with the online Live Demo.  We’ve altered the content of actual formulas, processes, and work instructions, so that you can see how FG can work for you.  All FG PRO+ packages come with Remote Process Consultations designed to get you up and running quickly.

    Live Demo Features 

  • Formulas‘ > ‘Edit’ to see how to make a formula.

  •  ‘Work Instructions‘ > ‘View’ to experience interactive multi-media work instructions.

  •  ‘My Work‘ > ‘Resume’ to see experience electronic checklists.

  •   ‘Dashboard‘ > ‘Details or Graphs’ to view real-time data streaming and reporting.

PRICING: Small Shop Pricing Starting at…

  • $250 + $59/month

    One Admin & Two User Accounts

PRICING:  Medium Size Operations Pricing Starting at…

  • $250 + $89/month

    One Admin & Ten User Accounts

PRICING:  Large Shop Pricing

  • $ Call for Price

    Virtually Unlimited User Accounts

PRICING:  Digital Work Instructions Only

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Finish Genius Solutions

Don’t Get Stuck with Shelf-ware!  AWFI and the Finish Genius Teams are committed to support and setup solutions so that your FG installation becomes an invaluable asset to your Finishing & Management Team.

  • Technical Support

    All Finish Genius accounts come with technical support. We understand there is a learning curve with any new application, the AWFI Tech Support Team is here to shorten that curve.  Contact us through the FG application, email, or phone.  The FG knowledge base is a good place to get started.  Browse through our multi-media documentation and become a Finish Genius Pro in no time.

  • Process Support

    The AWFI Process Support Team has years of industry knowledge backed by the leading Finishing Application in the industry.  This creates a high value resource for your Finishing Shop.  Ask our Process Engineers how to setup a Finishing Schedule for multi-step finishing, water-based solutions, antique finishes, pigmented conversion varnishes and more.

Configuration Options

Based on the size of your shop and how many Finishers you have, AWFI has multiple configuration solutions that will zone in on your needs.  From one-man shops to multiple-shift production facilities, we will help you find the right configuration for your Finish Genius Install.

  • AWFI offers two configuration options for Small Finishing Shops with 1-3 Finishers. For small shops that only require one admin and 2 user accounts, this is the perfect solution to accomplish your finishing goals.

    Turnkey Data Setup
    Hit the ground running! All your finishing data will be imported and configured in Finish Genius by AWFI. Ready to use formulas, process schedules, and electronic process validation checklists.

    Pre-Engineered Data
    For shops that wish to start new production or are looking for new finishing schedules, this is a perfect Finish Genius solution.  All color formulas and processes are pre-engineered and ready to use with 150 process schedules. This option is limited to major manufacturer finishes.

  • For medium sized operations that require one admin and up to 10 user accounts, this is the perfect solution to accomplish your finishing goals.  This is a great fit if you already have the process information, but are looking to make it consistent year after year.

    Turnkey Data Setup
    You have already proven you are a highly skilled finishing shop! Medium size operations can now take it to the next level with Finish Genius Turnkey Data Setup and reduce the re-works.  All your data will be automatically imported and configured in Finish Genius. Ready to use formulas, process schedules, and electronic process validation checklists.

  • The FG Team can provide custom setup and remote process engineering to meet the special requirements of a large production facility.  Our team specializes in implementing processes using best practice standards and efficient process documentation to provide the best value in the industry.  Choose from installing it on local servers, or use the web based application.

    Turnkey Data Setup – Web Based App
    These valuable solutions are always available remotely, saving you time and money by using the FG secure web-based application.

    • Remote Custom Process Engineering
    •  Uploading of Existing Formulas
    • Uploading of Existing Finishing/Process Schedules
    • Setup of Electronic ‘My Work’ Checklists
    • Real-time Streaming Dashboard

    Turnkey Data Setup – Locally Hosted
    For companies that prefer secured locally hosted FG Pro+ Software System, a purchase option is offered.  Our team will setup all data bundled and install on a network of your choice.

    • Uploading of Existing Formulas
    • Uploading of Existing Finishing/Process Schedules
    • Setup of Electronic ‘My Work’ Checklists
    • Real-time Streaming Dashboard
    • Bundled and Installed on Company Server System with Software Support

  • Additional Options

    For shops that require custom setup and process engineering assistance, our experienced process engineering technicians are available to provide remote process configuration using best practice standards to fit your shop requirements. Contact AWFI for more information.

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