Painting Contractors 101: The 3 “P’s” Approach

By: Kent Kuehl, Induron Sales Representative

Make a change? Are you kidding . . . that might cost me money!

It is said that the only constant in life is change. So, why is it so difficult to get anyone to change their way of thinking or do something different?  Each day brings us new challenges and opportunities. Continue reading Painting Contractors 101: The 3 “P’s” Approach

Routine Repaint of Valparaiso, IN Storage Tanks

By: Dick Belliveau, Induron Sales Representative        

Valparasio, IN Flint Lake TankDue to recent construction and required repairs, two 2-2 MG ground storage tanks in Valparaiso, IN needed some maintenance. One tank was located near the airport and the other tank was near Flint Lake. Induron supplied painting contractor Jetco Painting with the necessary products to get the job done. Continue reading Routine Repaint of Valparaiso, IN Storage Tanks

Meet the Newest Member of Our Team: Andy Odorzynski

Andy OdorzynskiWe’re excited to welcome Andy Odorzynski to the Induron team! Prior to joining our team, Andy worked as a Project Manager for F.D. Thomas, Inc. rehabilitating the United States Capitol Building. Andy also worked at Caldwell Tanks as a Quality Assurance Inspector, Sales Manager and the Director of Operations.

In addition to receiving his B.S. in finance and MBA from the University of Louisville, Andy is a SSPC Protective Coating Specialist and NACE Level 3-certified Coatings Inspector. Andy not only brings extensive experience and knowledge to our team, but he also exhibits Induron’s core values. Continue reading Meet the Newest Member of Our Team: Andy Odorzynski

Induron’s Perma-Gloss Preserves Stanton, IA’s Iconic Coffee Pot Water Tank

By: Kent Kuehl, Induron Sales Representative

Water towers in small towns are often local, and sometimes even iconic, landmarks. Stanton, Iowa happens to have two treasured water towers—a 40,000-gallon coffee pot tank and a 150,000-gallon coffee cup tank. You can’t have a pot without a cup, right? Well, that’s what the town of Stanton decided.  Continue reading Induron’s Perma-Gloss Preserves Stanton, IA’s Iconic Coffee Pot Water Tank

Induron and Tankez Coatings Rehabilitate Texarkana’s Pedisphere Tank

By: Russell Hicks, Induron Sales Representative

Texarkana tank 2_russellTexarkana Water Utilities (TWU) decided its 400,000-gallon pedisphere water storage vessel located in Texarkana, Texas was due for some maintenance. TWU also realized they had a problem to address before beginning the project—the tank’s location. Because the tank was located in a residential area and surrounded by homes, TWU hoped to avoid disturbing the local neighborhood residents in any way. Continue reading Induron and Tankez Coatings Rehabilitate Texarkana’s Pedisphere Tank

How to Turn Red into White…

By: Linc York, Induron Sales Representative

Induron blog picNo, it’s not exactly magic. Located in Venice, Illinois, Terminal Railroad Association (TRRA) has four diesel fuel tanks that are 60 feet high and 12 feet in diameter. The tanks had a red oxide coating that had chalked and rusted since being installed in 2008. The challenge was to recommend a coating system that was compatible with the existing red oxide coating since the cost, risk and mess associated with abrasive blasting would have been prohibitive. Continue reading How to Turn Red into White…

How Nick Saban’s Comments on Complacency Apply to Induron

By: Davies Hood, Induron CEO

Values Recently, Alabama Football Coach Nick Saban told USA Today that complacency is his biggest rival. He said: “The human condition is to survive. It’s not to win the championship. It’s not to be the best you can be. It’s to survive…So when you tell me I’ve got to sell this many cars this month and that’s my quota — well, when I sell that many cars I’m ready for a couple of days off and go sit in my chair and, you know, eat Tostitos and cheese. I’m not trying to set the world record. That’s the human condition. So it’s actually special to be the other way, to be somebody that wants to win a championship, to be somebody that wants to be the best they can be.” Continue reading How Nick Saban’s Comments on Complacency Apply to Induron

Story of this Photo: Mid Delta Regional Airport Water Tank

By: Ben Rowland, Induron Sales Representative

Mid Delta Regional Airport Water TankPictured here is the elevated water tank located at the Mid Delta Regional Airport in Greenville, MS.

I recently visited Greenville, MS to give a presentation. Since I was in the area, I decided to go check out a job Induron completed 7 years ago. Just as I had hoped for and expected, the tank looked great! Seven years doesn’t sound like much, especially these days when we expect exterior finish coats to last 15-20 years, but let’s look a little harder at the photo.  Continue reading Story of this Photo: Mid Delta Regional Airport Water Tank

The Induron Blog: A Look Beneath the Surface

By: Davies Hood, Induron CEO

blogWith the Induron blog, we strive to provide readers with unique insight into our company—a “Look Beneath the Surface,” if you will. Our blog content ranges from project profiles, industry insights and product highlights to softer pieces, such as employee spotlights, motivational advice and personal stories. Recently, the Induron blog has caught business.com‘s and The Huffington Post‘s attention.  Continue reading The Induron Blog: A Look Beneath the Surface

Ceramapure PL-90 Ceramic Epoxy: Potable Water. Wastewater. Steel or Ductile Iron Pipe. AWWA C-210 compliant. The “All in One” pipe lining solution is here.

This article was originally published in Water Industry News for the American Water Works Association’s Annual Conference & Exposition

Ceramapure 1The “all-in-one” pipe lining solution is here. With Ceramapure PL-90 Ceramic Epoxy, Induron Protective Coatings brings decades of experience and technology to the pipe market. Founded in 1947, Induron is a privately-held industrial coatings manufacturer. Specializing in water and wastewater applications, Induron consistently produces unique coatings solutions that protect a variety of assets in infrastructure. From the industry standard ductile iron waste water pipe lining, Protecto 401, to its unique and proven line of ceramic epoxies, such as PermaClean 100 and Ceramasafe 90, Induron’s products protect nearly any immersion surface for water and wastewater treatment. Continue reading Ceramapure PL-90 Ceramic Epoxy: Potable Water. Wastewater. Steel or Ductile Iron Pipe. AWWA C-210 compliant. The “All in One” pipe lining solution is here.