Here at GFS Inc. we offer a broad portfolio of approved, innovative intumescent and fire retardant solutions using our network of Certified Applicators throughout the United States and Canada.
Our combined experience in the Fire Protection industry allows us to provide our clients and partners with unparalleled expertise in providing Fire Protection Applications, as well as training and distribution services.
Chris Birchfield founded Global Fireproof Solutions, Inc. with the goal of continuing to be a part of the business development and education in the advancement of intumescent and fire retardant technologies for life safety on a National and International basis.
Prior to founding Global Fireproof Solutions Chris was the President of No-Burn Southeast for 8+ years. Chris has been instrumental in educating the construction industry to audiences that include Architects, Building Officials, Fire Officials and General Contractors throughout the Southeast Region, covering 9 states.
In addition to his background as a Applicator, Instructor, and CEO, Chris is an ICC Spray-Applied Fireproofing Special Inspector as well as an ASTM Subcommittee Member for Fireproofing Standards.
Chris comes from a family that has been part of the construction industry for three generations. After receiving his BSEE in 1988, he spent several years working with cutting-edge technologies being developed for the Federal Government and Fortune 500 companies. This experience led him into the business development and presentation arena to better assist engineering teams and clients with projects and business solutions.