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BGK’s precision-engineered solutions offer curing capabilities for a full range of coatings including liquid, powder, wax, UV and adhesives. Our solutions can be found all across the globe and in a wide variety of industrial settings.

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BGK Finishing Systems design and manufacture electric infrared curing systems and industrial coating process conveyors. The company was formed in 1980 by Chuck Bergman, Rick Ganyo and George Kraun, hence the name BGK and is based in our modern purpose built production facility in Pheasant Ridge Drive, Minneapolis, USA.


We specialize in the use of shortwave Infra-Red Curing as this gives us the capability of close loop temperature due to the rapid response of the lamp. Our solutions offer the advantages of reduced energy consumption, minimized floor space, increased productivity and premier finishes.



BGK prides itself on our testing and lab facilities, expert customer service technicians and the attention to detail that keeps our customers returning to us year after year.



BGK offers a full line of ovens to serve three purposes : Drying / Baking / Curing

BGK Ovens

Full range of ovens from short wave IR to gas catalytic.



  • Chain-on-Edge Systems

    Chain-on-Edge Systems

    BGK makes a variety of conveyor and control systems to assure effective synergy when a part moves through the finishing process. Conveyors come in two parts specific categories: parts weight, parts size, desired production speed and coating material to be used.

  • Portable Curing

    Portable Curing

    The BGK AUTOCURE™ line of Infrared heaters provide users with a wide range of solutions to fit their production needs. BGK Infrared Emitters incorporate unique shortwave T3 emitters exclusively manufactured for BGK equipment. Providing the most efficient heat transfer –direct and penetrating – BGK T3 emitters maximize your process and productivity. Halogen gas filled clear quartz tubes include tantalum discs, tungsten filaments, stainless steel leads and durable ceramic end seals, BGK Emitters provide direct, reflected and convective energy spanning all wavelengths. Rated with 5,000 hour lamp life, proprietary BGK systems routinely experience lamp life of 10,000 hours or more delivering great value.

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