Our Process Yields Quality Parts


Quality of Appearance

It's on spec for a reason

Polishing is used to remove defects remaining from the milling process and subsequently from other manufacturing processes, such as annealing and metal bending. This is achieved with a series of successively finer abrasive particles. For flat sheet or plate metals we have the largest polishing machines in the U.S. It can buff and polish sheet material 160 inches wide and 468 inches long in one pass.

Quality Process

We know Aerospace. We know what you expect.

ISO 9001:AS9100
In order to consistently provide products and services that meet customer and regulatory requirements in the aviation industry, Global Metal Solutions heavily relies on the ISO 9001 and AS9100 standards.

100% Inspection
A 100% inspection is exactly what it sounds like. It is a check on every single piece of work to ensure your requirements are met. In addition, GMS has standard practices, such as delegated inspection report, to ensure your incoming product and material is within process requirements, saving you money and time.


We Polish.. Anything.

  • Flat sheet
  • Flat Plate
  • Leading edges
  • Winglets
  • Engine lip skins (cowls) and other formed parts.

We provide super finish quality polished skins, vastly superior to any raw premium skin quality from the mill.
GMS uniformly matches polished skins, even when production is paced over periods over months or years.

GMS polished finished surfaces are free of scratches, blisters, orange-peel, or any other unsightly blemishes with minimal amounts of metal.
Our average stick removal is approximately .001″.

Ford Shelby automobile custom made for auto show. Exterior made from aluminum, hand polished to a bright #8 finish by Global Metal Solutions.

Meet the Team
with over 40 years
of Polishing Experience!

Some of our talented polishing team in front of our large flat sheet polisher.
Trained eyes with years of experience keeps your part finishes consistent day to day and year over year. Some of our biggest partners trust GMS over some of their own in-house systems for professional finishes every time.

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