There’s No Second Chance

By: Linc York, Induron Sales Representative

InduronI think all of us like to root for the underdog whether it’s in the boxing ring or on the basketball court. It’s that time of year called March Madness when 68 college basketball teams representing NCAA Division I schools play for the national championship. This tournament began in 1939. The 68 teams are composed of champions from 32 Division I conferences and 36 teams that are selected by an official NCAA selection committee. These teams represent the best of the best and on any given day an underdog can defeat the higher ranked team. There’s no second chance! One loss and your season is finished. Continue reading There’s No Second Chance

Have you seen Induron in Forbes Lately?

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

Stand out from competitionIn case you haven’t heard, my dad (AKA Induron CEO David Hood’s) story about the REAL Santa Claus in Birmingham’s history is getting around. In fact, Forbes contributor Larry Myler, recently mentioned this particular Induron blog in his article, 7 Ways To Make Your Business Stand Out In A Crowd Of Competitors. Continue reading Have you seen Induron in Forbes Lately?

Induron Paints Restore Colonial Chemical Solutions Warehouse

By: Carl Moye, Induron Sales Representative

After a recent acquisition, Colonial Chemical Solutions’ warehouse located in Charlotte, NC needed some tender loving care. Colonial Chemical Solutions is a full-service, chemical distribution and logistics company, and in order to more efficiently serve its customers, the company needed to renovate the warehouse and bring it up to NFPA standards.  Continue reading Induron Paints Restore Colonial Chemical Solutions Warehouse

The Importance of International Trade to the U.S. Economy

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

As the president of a manufacturing company and a member of the National District Export Council, I realize just how important international trade is to the U.S. economy, and I’m proud that Induron can play a part in improving the U.S. economy with its business.  Continue reading The Importance of International Trade to the U.S. Economy

How Manufacturers Can Leverage Social Media

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

How Manufacturers Can Leverage Social MediaWith 2.34 billion users worldwide, social media is a powerful tool these days. It has transformed the way companies market their products and services and communicate with their customers, thus providing endless marketing opportunities. In fact, social media is viewed as the second most effective digital tactic for customer retention. However, many manufacturers may question how it can truly benefit their businesses. Continue reading How Manufacturers Can Leverage Social Media

SSPC 2017 Wrap-Up

By: Ben Rowland, Induron Sales Representative

SSPC 2017After a several years’ hiatus from SSPC’s Annual Conference, Induron Protective Coatings was proud to once again exhibit and participate in one of the protective coatings industry’s preeminent trade shows. Unlike many other conferences we regularly attend, which tend to be more market specific, such as water, wastewater, power, municipal and state level shows, SSPC  is a true industrial painter’s conference. All the major components for industrial coatings projects were present: manufacturers of coatings and equipment, suppliers for abrasives and raw materials, painting contractors from a wide variety of markets, specification writers and industry experts. Continue reading SSPC 2017 Wrap-Up

Induron Industrial Finishes: A David vs. Goliath Battle

By: David Parnell, Induron National Business & Distribution Manager

Induron Industrial Finishes

These days, the Industrial Finishes marketplace is experiencing a true David versus Goliath battle. The “Big Three” paint companies continue to gobble up the little guys. Customers, however, often seem to run away from these big guys and all their practices and processes. Instead, customers turn to the strong underdog who can get the job done, supply innovative products and form a true relationship with their company.  Continue reading Induron Industrial Finishes: A David vs. Goliath Battle

Induron Paints Used to Rehabilitate Penn State Water Tanks

By: Tex Enoch, Induron Sales Representative

Penn State Water Improvement ProjectPennsylvania State University, located in State College, PA, recently undertook a massive water improvement project. The project involved raising and repainting two elevated tanks and demolishing, replacing and painting another. Though each tank rehabilitation presented unique challenges and involved varying contractors, Induron supplied the specified paints for the entire project. Continue reading Induron Paints Used to Rehabilitate Penn State Water Tanks

Reflecting on 2016

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

Reflecting on 2016For many of us, the New Year provides a natural time to review what is working in our lives and what is not working. It gives businesses like Induron the same opportunity to reflect. Too many of us get caught up in the hustle and bustle of establishing goals and New Year’s resolutions that we forget to reflect on the good things going on. Continue reading Reflecting on 2016

A Bright Future for Induron

By: David Hood, Induron CEO

A Bright Future for InduronHappy New Year to all! The New Year is just beginning, and it always makes me reflect on the past and, like most people, try to see the future. As I reflected on the past, a certain sales trip came to mind… Continue reading A Bright Future for Induron