I remember repeating that phrase vividly while taking 3rd grade “timed tests”, answering those tricky multiple choice questions on college exams and walking to the line of scrimmage every time our quarterback ever said “on two” in the huddle. At Induron Coatings we stress it during all product R &D. The salesmen want to push product to market, but all of the kinks must be worked out and performance testing completed. It’s a message we stress up and down the operations line from pigment addition in production to final color tinting before shipment. “Do it right the first time” because you don’t always get a “do over.”
The Olathe, Kansas 4.5 MG water tank was first brought to my attention about 4 years ago. The tank sits in Black Bob Park in Olathe and some of the younger generation enjoyed pelting it with rocks. The original coating system did not begin with a zinc-rich primer so when the rocks fractured the epoxy/urethane coating it began to corrode and subsequently undercut. The urethane finish coat was also chalked and dull. The city of Olathe was concerned about the corrosion and the appearance of the tank since many of their rate payers frequented the park. Continue reading A water tank worthy of a park setting→
It’s getting to be the Dog Days of summer, and vacation seems to be on everyone’s mind. I know this is a crazy topic to address on a paint company blog, but it’s an issue we all face as business owners, managers and employees, regardless of profession.
I say, let vacation time be true vacation time. Take a little time to smell the roses, or better yet, take a little time to truly enjoy your family. Do something that you enjoy and really recharge your batteries. We all need it. Continue reading The value of vacation→
One of our clients owns and operates the high voltage electric transmission system in portions of Wisconsin, Michigan, Minnesota and Illinois. Their widespread system provides a pathway for power into a multitude of communities throughout the States.