Monthly Archives: August 2015

Story of this Photo: Induron Design Centers

By David Hood, Induron CEO

In the early 1960s, Indurall (now known as Induron) stores were updated from just painter-oriented stores to more retail-friendly decorating centers. The original idea came from my dad, William Hood, who was also one of the founders of Induron. He wanted to differentiate our company from the approximately 1,100 other paint companies around the country. I can remember that there were at least 10 in Alabama alone. Continue reading Story of this Photo: Induron Design Centers

The Many Hats of Small Business

Allison SearcyBy Allison Searcy, Induron Sales Support

Working for a small, family-owned company like Induron means that I wear many hats. My job is always different, and I never know what the day will bring.

I began working at Induron seven years ago in sales support, but since then, my duties have grown to include all kinds of things – from invoicing and accounting, to purchasing the raw materials used in our products. Continue reading The Many Hats of Small Business

Solving Challenges One Project at a Time

pickering plantBy Tex Enoch, Induron Sales Rep

Some projects move right along and stay on course from the beginning with little or no challenge. This is a good thing, but what’s the fun in that? One project we did a few years ago proved to be an opportunity for forward thinking and innovation in the midst of complexities.

When I.K. Stoltzfus was hired to repaint a wash water tank and a two million-gallon clearwell for Aqua Pennsylvania at their Pickering treatment facility, they contacted Induron for the tools for the job. The Pickering Water Treatment Plant services approximately 1 million customers in Southeast Pennsylvania and produces more than 55 million gallons of treated water daily. It is a critical component to the area served by Aqua PA. For this reason, the project was scheduled to be done between October 1 and June 15 when demand for water would be at its lowest. Continue reading Solving Challenges One Project at a Time