Monthly Archives: February 2011

Induron has coatings for the T&D industry

Induron Protective Coatings has developed an extremely cost effective way to protect one of the USA’s most important assets; the electrical transmission grid that carries electrical energy from our power plants (both old and new) to our homes and businesses. Many of the old lattice-type transmission towers were hot-dipped galvanized and erected decades ago; Continue reading Induron has coatings for the T&D industry

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How safe is safe enough?

As an executive in the industrial paint manufacturing business, safety is a topic that is consistently on my mind. Heavy equipment, flammables and hazardous materials are run-of-the-mill for me & the employees here at Induron. Likewise our customers in the construction and manufacturing industries deal with safety day-in and day-out. If we didn’t do a good job Continue reading How safe is safe enough?

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The future is uncertain, but we know we’ll all be thirsty!

Here’s a terrific article in Water World magazine on our nation’s water infrastructure.  And it’s got me thinking…

As our nation tries to pull itself out of “the worst economy since the Great Depression” in the midst of spiraling national debt that I believe will eventually cripple us, the AWWA (American Water Works Association) seems to have come up with a long-term solution that will help our economy.  Continue reading The future is uncertain, but we know we’ll all be thirsty!

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Are your specs “clear as mud”?

“The Specification.” The basis of all construction projects. It is the bridge between ideas and structures, the all-important first step between a concept and, in the case of this article from PaintSquare, a coal tar enamel coated, fiberglass wrapped water pipe. When the “spec” is correct there is a great probability of success on any project.  And by “correct”, what I really mean is for the spec to be SPECIFIC. Continue reading Are your specs “clear as mud”?

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