“To Everything There is a Season, and a Time to every Purpose Under Heaven.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1)

By: Barry Peters, Retiring Induron Customer Service Manager

When Davies Hood asked me to pen a recap, summation or a farewell, if you will, of my times here at Induron Coatings, it was difficult to choose a tone or theme to use. Continue reading “To Everything There is a Season, and a Time to every Purpose Under Heaven.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1)

A Tribute to Barry Peters

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

Barry Peters is one of the best “hires” that I have ever made as a manager. For anyone who has ever been responsible for hiring and firing people, that statement says A LOT! 

With a heavy heart, from both a personal and professional side, I would like to wish Barry a healthy, happy and long retirement. I first met Barry back in 1987 in the old Indurall Southside Paint Store located on 24th & 7th Avenue South on a Saturday afternoon. He was working by himself back in the warehouse when my father (owner of the company at the time) and I walked in and made ourselves comfortable behind the counter with a couple of cold Coca-Cola’s. Barry walked back into the retail part of the building to see two unknown faces behind the counter — a place they shouldn’t be. He immediately sized us up and, in his most authoritative voice, asked if he could help us. Knowing we were unrecognized as co-workers, we immediately introduced ourselves and effusively apologized. However, that first impression left an indelible image of someone who has always done-the-right-thing when presented with a surprise or a challenge. Continue reading A Tribute to Barry Peters

Success Story: Coffeeville Elevated Water Tank 10-Year Inspection

By: Nick Jones, Induron Sales Representative

Tank interiorBack in 2011, Willis Engineering and the town of Coffeeville, Mississippi requested a coatings specification for a 250,000-gallon elevated water tank. This tank had been in service since it was built in 1996 and was in need of renovation. The original material had started to fail at its 15-year mark.  Continue reading Success Story: Coffeeville Elevated Water Tank 10-Year Inspection

A Cone-Top Canvas in Deep Ellum

By: Paul Powers, Induron Sales Representative

Continental Gin Company Cone-Top Water Tower PaintingWhat happens when Goldman Global Arts, TankSpek, Corp., MyPerfectColor, and Induron Coatings collaborate? A pretty epic cone-top water tower restoration project for Westdale Management. Here’s how it all happened… Continue reading A Cone-Top Canvas in Deep Ellum

A Ceramic Epoxy Coating that Works TOO WELL

PermaSafe 100 Ceramic Epoxy is a unique and outstanding barrier coating formulated for the protection of steel and concrete in corrosive environments. It’s one of our most popular products and one of the toughest products for protecting wastewater treatment plants. Believe it or not, we’ve actually been told that PermaSafe 100, works TOO WELL.  Continue reading A Ceramic Epoxy Coating that Works TOO WELL

Induron Visits Jacksonville State University’s School of Business and Industry

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

As the president and owner of Induron Protective Coatings, I have been involved in expanding our sales and marketing efforts into international markets. In order to enlighten her students about real life international business development, Lenn Rainwater asked me to share my experiences with her class at Jacksonville State University’s School of Business and Industry Continue reading Induron Visits Jacksonville State University’s School of Business and Industry

Induron Goes International

By: Davies Hood (Induron President) and Kendall Smith (Induron Power Market Manager)

Induron Goes InternationalThe year 2020 ushered in several new changes. As a result of the global pandemic, we all became familiar with the terms and isolating effects of “social distancing,” “safer at home” and “quarantine.” However, we also became much more comfortable with “Zoom Meetings,” “virtual happy hours” and other forms of electronic and virtual gatherings. As much as I am looking forward to in-person meetings, good ol’ trade shows and professional conferences, I would like to comment on some of the electronic advances that some in the industry, including Induron Coatings, took advantage of during the year of “Stay-at-Home.” Continue reading Induron Goes International

Mortarchem: Improving Applicator Outcomes in the Field

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

MortarchemWhen visiting field industrial painting projects, the complexity on display is truly amazing. First off, millions of dollars worth of equipment has to operate in coordination to allow work to progress. If any part in any one piece of the system fails to operate, production comes to a stop. In the field, replacement parts, tools, and mechanics can be extremely hard to come by.  Continue reading Mortarchem: Improving Applicator Outcomes in the Field