2011 has been a good year at Induron. Yes, it’s been a good year in sales, but it’s also been good in a way less easily quantified – culture.
Throughout our organization I can point to specific business changes that have affected our culture in a positive way. I feel the good year in sales is directly correlated to the great culture throughout our organization. Continue reading Straight Talk with Davies Hood
Induron products help slow down and reduce corrosion on industrial structures. We specialize in the water, wastewater, electrical transmission and pipeline industries. When I saw this article on Paintsquare.com about the Alaskan Pipeline having to shut-down and pay a large sum in EPA fines because of corrosion, I realized that our industry affects so much more than is readily noticeable from the surface. We help save the world! We help reduce pollution caused by leakage, ensure energy transmission through towers and pipelines and help sustain life itself by keeping potable water clean. Don’t you want to be in the industrial coatings business too?!
We’re proud to introduce you to the third employee in our “Meet the Induron Family” blog series: Scott Pruitt.
Scott works in the paint making department at Induron, making Protecto 401 – one of the company’s biggest sellers. He also does simple maintenance around the company, making sure everything is running smoothly.
Scott is a second-generation Induron employee – his father retired from Induron after working here for 40 years. Continue reading Meet Part of the Induron Family: Scott Pruitt
I am a big proponent of continuing education for employees throughout our organization. It’s like they say – when you stop learning, you stop growing. This article in the November edition of Paint & Decorating Retailer (PDFA) is about paint retail stores, a business that we exited over 15 years ago, but has some very good overall points for those of us in any business.
We are very excited to have been included in this Business Alabama article about excelling in our niche market! We’ve got a great group of employees who help us succeed every day.
We’re proud to introduce you to the second employee in our “Meet the Induron Family” blog series:Rafic Rohman.
Rafic works as a chemist in Induron’s Research and Development department, an area integral to the development of new products for our customers. He’s been working with Induron for seven years. “Basically, I design, develop and formulate new cutting-edge, high-performance coatings for Induron so that we can compete successfully in our marketplace,” Rafic said. “I formulate the products and test them for physical and chemical performance. Once the test products pass all the critical requirements, they are approved for sale.”
“I enjoy developing cutting-edge technology for Induron,” he said.
Induron Executive Vice President Davies Hood said, “Rafic brings some wonderful diversity to Induron – he is originally from the beautiful island of Mauritius, and he also speaks French and French Creole. Before coming to work at Induron he lived in…Arkansas!” Continue reading Meet Part of the Induron Family: Rafic Rohman
Induron’s Cycle Count for the month of November was 0.13! Once again, it’s our best result ever! I know we can’t continue setting all-time-bests, but this extremely low number is the result of dedication by our production team, effective management and an extremely pro-customer culture!
What is Cycle Count? Continue reading November 2011 Cycle Count
By Davies Hood, Induron Executive Vice President
I know for certain the best way to resolve a conflict IS NOT to meet at the flagpole after 7th period! I’ve been there, done that, and it didn’t work out well for either party. And I’m not even going to bring up attorneys and their fees here – that’s even worse than the flagpole option.
The Problem Solving Forum found in a recent issue of the Journal of Protective Coatings and Linings (JPCL) addresses the issue of conflict in coatings projects – they’re much more prevalent than one Continue reading How Should Conflict be Resolved?
The greatest asset a company can have is dedicated employees. And it’s the time of year when we’re especially thankful for our long-term employees who go above and beyond every day. We’d like to introduce you an employee who has been here nearly four decades – Willie Brown.
“I’ve worked all over the Induron plant,” Willie said. “Now, I drive the delivery truck and work in the warehouse.” He’s been working at Induron for 38 years, and loves his job. Continue reading Meet Part of The Induron Family: Willie Brown