Monthly Archives: February 2018

Ductile Iron: The Power Poles That Should Have Always Been

By: Chris Rowell, Induron Sales Representative

Sometimes there are products that have so many advantages, you wonder why they haven’t been around since the dawn of time. Take the iPad, for instance. Or solar calculators. Or The Price is Right. Or the combination of ductile iron and ceramic epoxy paint coatings for the electrical transmission and distribution industry . Let me explain. Continue reading Ductile Iron: The Power Poles That Should Have Always Been

10 Years with Induron

By: Tex Enoch, Induron Sales Representative

It was November 2007, and for the first time in my life, I was unemployed.  I grew up in the protective coatings industry.  I joined Pennsbury Coatings in 1969 working as a salesperson for my father who started the company 4 years earlier.  Fifteen years later, I became the president of Pennsbury, which at the time remained a small, regional coatings manufacturing company specializing in coatings for the water and wastewater industries with a unique emphasis on the protection of water storage tanks. Continue reading 10 Years with Induron

Project Spotlight: South Elevated Storage Tank

By: Dick Belliveau, Induron Sales Representative

The South Elevated Storage tank is a one-million-gallon elevated water tank owned by the City of Port Huron in Michigan. After years of use, the water tank was beginning to show signs of deterioration and rusting. This tank refurbishment project needed products that could be applied successfully to its previously-painted alkyd aluminum coating. Fortunately, two Induron products were specified to get the job done. Continue reading Project Spotlight: South Elevated Storage Tank

SSPC 2018 Recap

By: Ben Rowland, Induron Technical Service Director

Induron Protective Coatings was excited once again to exhibit and participate in one of our industry’s major national trade shows, SSPC 2018 in New Orleans, Louisiana. An unusual cold snap was experienced in the Crescent City that brought a hard freeze and even a little snow, which is extremely rare. Despite some closed roads and businesses, the conference went off without a hitch. Continue reading SSPC 2018 Recap