A History of the First 70 Years (1947-2017)

By: David D. Hood, Induron CEO

A history of the first 70 years (1947-2017) of:

The Industrial Paint Manufacturing Company (July 1, 1947-June 20, 1966)

Indurall Coatings, Inc. (June 20, 1966-Sept. 15, 1995)

Induron Coatings, Inc. (Sept. 15, 1995-Sept. 30, 2011)                                                  

Induron Coatings, LLC (Oct. 1, 2011-Present)

Seventy years ago, William E. Hood and Louis A. Prosch, Jr. started The Industrial Paint Manufacturing Company. These men believed in honor, integrity and serious, honest business. To begin the company, Hood, Prosch and several others invested $32,500 in capital. Prosch was the money and organization man and Hood was the paint formulator and face of the company. The two partners operated out of an office they borrowed from an uncle while assembling equipment to make paint. On May 6, 1948, they rented factory space, purchased equipment and made their first batch of red primer. Continue reading A History of the First 70 Years (1947-2017)

Induron Celebrates 70 Years of Providing High-Quality Service and Innovative Products

Induron’s Sales Representatives & Officers in 1953

Third-generation, family-owned Induron Protective Coatings is excited to celebrate 70 years of providing excellent products and high-quality service to its customers! William E. Hood and Louis A. Prosch Jr. started Induron in 1947 under the name The Industrial Paint Manufacturing Company Inc., and it became a protective coatings business based upon the beliefs of honor, integrity and honesty. Continue reading Induron Celebrates 70 Years of Providing High-Quality Service and Innovative Products

Palmyra Tank Refurbishments

By: Paul Powers, Induron Sales Representative

The city of Palmyra, Missouri, which is located two hours north of St. Louis, was platted in 1819 and is home to nearly 4,000 residences. With many buildings and homes listed in the historical  registry, Palmyra is rich with Civil War and Pony Express history. In fact, in 1827, the town became the Marion County Seat, which established it as the oldest postal stop in Missouri that is still in operation today. Induron is fortunate to have worked with the city to refurbish three water tanks. Continue reading Palmyra Tank Refurbishments

GSU Restores Floors with PermaTuff SL

By: Carl Moye, Induron Sales Representative

Georgia Southern University (GSU), located in Statesboro, GA, was experiencing flooring issues in its Newton Hall Building, which endures heavy student traffic. I began working with GSU on this project two years ago, and in May 2017, we finally received approval to move forward. Continue reading GSU Restores Floors with PermaTuff SL

Today’s Technologies: Waukee Water Tower Project

By: Kent Keuhl, Induron Sales Representative

In today’s ever-changing world in the technologies marketplace, the use of pictures and videos for promotion of a company has transformed dramatically over the years.  At one time, a single photo told the story of a particular project or event.  The branding of a company was as simple as a go-to product that differentiates itself in the market.  For example, Induron’s ceramic modified epoxy coatings are unique to the coatings industry and differentiate our company.  Continue reading Today’s Technologies: Waukee Water Tower Project

What to Know About Indurlux 9400

By: David Parnell, Induron Industrial Finishes National Business & Distribution Manager

Epoxy Siloxane technology was introduced to the industry in the early 1990s, and has since gone through many changes to become what it is today. Induron has recently developed a world-class, high-gloss and tint-able Epoxy PolySiloxane Coating that we like to call Indurlux 9400. Continue reading What to Know About Indurlux 9400

We’ve Got Your Back

By: Linc York, Retired Induron Sales Representative

When my wife and I visited the Black Canyon of the Gunnison many years ago, I realized that I had a fear of heights. As I approached a guard rail along the canyon edge to admire it’s incredible depth, I literally stopped in my tracks. I slowly inched the remaining 20 feet, but became extremely uncomfortable.  I did not feel secure or trust the guard rail. Continue reading We’ve Got Your Back

How the Theory of Constraints Impacts Industrial Coatings

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron Sales Representative

Financial accounting metrics can be both useless and misleading for those of us seeking to make real business decisions. Not the first sentence you expected to read in an article about industrial coatings, right? Well, bear with me, and I’ll explain how Induron helps our clients see the intersection of these two topics. Continue reading How the Theory of Constraints Impacts Industrial Coatings

Induron Launches New Premium Product

Induron is excited to announce the launch of its newest product, Indurethane Monarch HS. This extremely high-gloss urethane technology combines durability and color retention in a high-gloss and high distinction of image finish that is unrivaled in the market. Indurethane Monarch HS is formulated to help increase productivity with easy-to-apply applications and fast dry speed. Continue reading Induron Launches New Premium Product

Pittsburgh Area Water Tank Repaint: Getting Business Done the Old-Fashioned Way

By: George Shannon, Induron Sales Representative

In this fast-paced world of information overload on the internet, everybody is looking for instant answers, new technology, and conducting business without the relationship between vendors, owners, and contractors. Interested in a new product with the latest technology? Look it up on the internet. Download the information and write the specification. No sales person necessary. Need someone in the region to apply the technology? Put out a spec and invite bidders without pedigree. Continue reading Pittsburgh Area Water Tank Repaint: Getting Business Done the Old-Fashioned Way