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Corrosion Report Cards

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

Corrosion Report CardIn 2018,  congress passed the American Water Infrastructure Act (AWIA). This act seeks to strengthen the original intent of the Safe Drinking Water Act by recognizing that the condition of our infrastructure is directly related to the safety and quality of our drinking water. The act seeks to make federal funding available for the infrastructure improvements necessary throughout the country to ensure safe, clean water.  Continue reading Corrosion Report Cards

A Day on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

By: Joey Thomas, Induron Business Development Manager

Induron Golf OutingAs the sun rose on October 4th 2023, golfers from around Alabama (and this lucky Business Development Manager from Kentucky) gathered together in Muscle Shoals to take on the famously-challenging Fighting Joe course.  With long fairways, dunes-like mounds and plenty of water and sand, the course represents an abundance of tests to even the better ball strikers–but that is not what this day was all about.   Continue reading A Day on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail

Discovering Global Markets

By: Davies Hood, President of Induron Protective Coatings

Induron International BusinessLast week, I had the privilege of attending and Induron had the honor of sponsoring the “Discover Global Markets” Forum Series when the US-EU SME Workshop stopped in Birmingham, Alabama. The US Commercial Service, Discover Alabama and the Alabama Department of Commerce jointly held this event, which is designed specifically to help small and medium-sized businesses with their exporting programs.  Continue reading Discovering Global Markets

Questioning our Assumptions about Primers in Immersion and their Place in the Water Industry: A Brief, Plain English Summary

By: William Seawell, Technical Service Manager


In July 2023 Materials Performance Magazine published a white paper sponsored by Induron Coatings detailing various technical reasons that the common engineering understanding about the galvanic mechanism of action in organic urethane zinc primers deserves re-examining at the systemic level.   Continue reading Questioning our Assumptions about Primers in Immersion and their Place in the Water Industry: A Brief, Plain English Summary

What is going on in the T&D Market?

By: Ben Rowland, Induron T&D Sales

T&DThe T&D market for Induron has seen a lot of activity in recent months. There are increasingly more discussions amongst major utilities regarding the FERC Order that went into effect over a year ago now.  Continue reading What is going on in the T&D Market?

A New Look for TL-70

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

Coatings for the water tank industry have undergone major changes in recent years. The implementation of NSF-600, supply chain woes, and new technological innovation have all come together to result in a more rapidly changing set of linings than the industry has seen for quite some time. While service life expectations remain fantastic with these newer technologies, many of these newer coatings (or poorly adjusted re-treads of existing technology) have resulted in real challenges for applicators. Induron’s TL-70 is a tried-and-true solution with decades of success under its belt, and some new capabilities that make it a leading choice in today’s water tank lining reality.  Continue reading A New Look for TL-70

Project Spotlight: Brighton, MI Tank Rehab

By: Rob Burckley, Induron Technical Sales and Service Manager

Brighton Michigan TankRecently, Induron partnered with G&L Sandblasting and Painting and Dixon Engineering to complete this 770,000-gallon tank for the City of Brighton, Michigan. Continue reading Project Spotlight: Brighton, MI Tank Rehab

A Tribute to Tex Enoch

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

Alfred “Tex” Enoch has been in the protective coatings industry for 50 years. He began his career with Pennsbury Paint in 1969, and is retiring from Induron Coatings in July 2023. While we will no longer work together, Tex is much more than a retired Induron employee–Tex is a good friend who I consider to be one of my personal role models and a professional inspiration.  Continue reading A Tribute to Tex Enoch

Yvette Box

Meet the Newest Member of the Induron Team: Yvette Box

Yvette BoxWe are excited to welcome Yvette Box to the Induron team as the newest Senior Chemist! Yvette graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 2008 with a Bachelor of Science in Polymer Science and Engineering. During her undergraduate studies, Yvette’s research focused on emulsion synthesis and formulation of self-crosslinking waterborne DTM acrylics.  Continue reading Meet the Newest Member of the Induron Team: Yvette Box

The Six Most Dangerous Words

By: Jeff Lackey, Ph.D., Induron Technical Director

The most dangerous phrase in business is “we’ve always done it that way.” This phrase can be a killer of innovation, creativity, and growth. It can also lead to stagnation and decline. Continue reading The Six Most Dangerous Words