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

Induron Salesman Shares Insight with WaterTalk

Induron Water Tank Market Manager, Tex Enoch, began working in the paint manufacturing and coatings industry in 1969. Since then, he has witnessed countless changes in the coatings that protect steel water tanks. At this year’s ACE conference, Tex shared some of his industry insights on WaterTalk radio. Continue reading Induron Salesman Shares Insight with WaterTalk

A Tribute to Linc

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

In his 8 years as an Induron salesman, Linc York not only led by example, but he also routinely inspired the Induron sales team with his wise words and esteemed character.  Before retiring, Linc said his goodbyes to the team and left them with a few tidbits of advice. Here are a few things his colleagues had to say that truly speak to Linc’s character and the influence he had on the Induron team: Continue reading A Tribute to Linc

A Letter from Linc

By: Linc York, Induron Sales Representative

March 2, 2009 was my first day on the job for Induron Protective Coatings. Little did I know just how good it would be to be a part of the Induron team. Of my 46-year career, my time with Induron has been the most enjoyable and professionally satisfying. Continue reading A Letter from Linc

Induron’s E-Bond 100 Penetrating Primer: So Much More Than Just a Primer

By: Linc York, Induron Sales Representative

Induron’s E-Bond 100 Penetrating Sealer is a very low viscosity, two-component epoxy specially formulated to penetrate and seal concrete, masonry, rusted steel and most chalky coatings. It is available in amber clear and non-opaque off-white. When used as recommended, it is 100% solids, zero VOC, and will not shrink or entrap solvent upon curing.  Continue reading Induron’s E-Bond 100 Penetrating Primer: So Much More Than Just a Primer

Induron Launches New Epoxy Siloxane Finish Coat

Induron is thrilled to announce the launch of our newest product, Indurlux 9400, a new high-solids, two-component epoxy siloxane. This isocyanate-free, high-gloss finish coat has the corrosion-protective properties of an epoxy and the color and gloss retention of a polyurethane. Continue reading Induron Launches New Epoxy Siloxane Finish Coat

Protective Coatings in Canada, Eh? (Part Two)

By: Ron Bouthillier, Induron Sales Representative

As discussed in my previous blog, Canada faces many challenges in the protective coatings sector that directly affect many different companies. For example, Potash Corp is headquartered in the province of Saskatchewan. Potash mining is a serious venue in Saskatchewan and a lot of equipment is used in the extraction and processing of Potash. Corrosion along with erosion is prevalent in this industry, and the damage that can be done is extensive and expensive.  Likewise, in the community of Trail, British Columbia, Teck Cominco smelters lead and zinc. This is another very corrosive environment that can see a concrete floor destroyed in a short period of time due to the acids used in processes. Continue reading Protective Coatings in Canada, Eh? (Part Two)

Protective Coatings in Canada, Eh? (Part One)

By: Ron Bouthillier, Induron Sales Representative

Not unlike many other areas in North America and beyond, Canada has its own challenges in the protective coatings sector. Geographically, Canada has a larger land mass than the U.S., two coastlines, two major mountain chains and a diversity of weather, forestry, mining and shipbuilding in addition to wind energy, oil and gas, and hydroelectric dams. Specifically, humidity, thermal shock, corrosion, UV exposure and fluctuating temperatures cause unique coating challenges. Continue reading Protective Coatings in Canada, Eh? (Part One)

Induron Products Rehabilitate Fort Payne Potable Water Storage Tank

By: Ben Rowland, Induron Sales Representative

Recently, the Fort Payne Water System, located in Fort Payne, Alabama, rehabilitated its 6,000,000-gallon potable water storage tank. Working with Paul Nail of Fort Payne Water and Curt and Trey O’Daniel of Greenhill Engineering, Induron helped assess the condition of the tank and made coatings recommendations accordingly. Continue reading Induron Products Rehabilitate Fort Payne Potable Water Storage Tank

Fair Competition in Coatings

By: David Hood, Induron CEO

I really like competition. I always have. In my time, I have raced cars, bicycles, motorcycles, boats and on foot. I have played tennis, football, baseball, soccer, bridge, hearts, checkers and chess. Competition is fun, exhilarating, challenging and will force you to improve your game. Continue reading Fair Competition in Coatings