Induron President Comments on B2B Sales Insights for Commoditized Markets

where did all my peers go?Induron Protective Coatings President Davies Hood recently sat down with Forbes contributor Larry Myler to discuss the challenges of a commoditized market. Check out the interview below and the original article published in Forbes here! Continue reading Induron President Comments on B2B Sales Insights for Commoditized Markets

Meet the Newest Member of Our Team: Leo Hill

We’re excited to welcome Leo Hill to the Induron team in a Sales & Service position! Leo will focus on expanding Induron’s footprint in the northeast by developing water and wastewater specifications for regional engineering firms, water system owners and contractors. Leo will also strive to create new industrial coating customers with Induron’s new line of high-performance OEM production finish systems. To learn a little more about Leo, check out this Q&A. Continue reading Meet the Newest Member of Our Team: Leo Hill

Induron Protective Coatings Marks 70 years In Business in Birmingham

Induron Protective Coatings recently celebrated 70 years in business in Birmingham with a special ceremony at its plant, with Birmingham Mayor William Bell and others in attendance.  Continue reading Induron Protective Coatings Marks 70 years In Business in Birmingham

Seeking Standardization in Coating Specifications for Wastewater Projects

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron Sales Representative

This article was originally published in the September 2017 issue of the Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings.

As a technical sales representative for a paint manufacturing firm, I have the opportunity to work with specifying engineers and facility owners of projects spanning many different industries. Few industries present the same level of challenges in coatings specification development that one encounters in the wastewater marketplace. Outside of a few firms with industry expertise, specifying engineers tend to rely entirely on paint manufacturers to select coatings for their wastewater specifications. This has created an environment where specifications vary wildly. This article will discuss how we as coatings professionals can better support the specifying engineers with whom we work to bring about some consistency and guidance to the development of wastewater specifications. Continue reading Seeking Standardization in Coating Specifications for Wastewater Projects

A History of the First 70 Years (1947-2017)

By: David D. Hood, Induron CEO

A history of the first 70 years (1947-2017) of:

The Industrial Paint Manufacturing Company (July 1, 1947-June 20, 1966)

Indurall Coatings, Inc. (June 20, 1966-Sept. 15, 1995)

Induron Coatings, Inc. (Sept. 15, 1995-Sept. 30, 2011)                                                  

Induron Coatings, LLC (Oct. 1, 2011-Present)

Seventy years ago, William E. Hood and Louis A. Prosch, Jr. started The Industrial Paint Manufacturing Company. These men believed in honor, integrity and serious, honest business. To begin the company, Hood, Prosch and several others invested $32,500 in capital. Prosch was the money and organization man and Hood was the paint formulator and face of the company. The two partners operated out of an office they borrowed from an uncle while assembling equipment to make paint. On May 6, 1948, they rented factory space, purchased equipment and made their first batch of red primer. Continue reading A History of the First 70 Years (1947-2017)

Induron Celebrates 70 Years of Providing High-Quality Service and Innovative Products

Induron’s Sales Representatives & Officers in 1953

Third-generation, family-owned Induron Protective Coatings is excited to celebrate 70 years of providing excellent products and high-quality service to its customers! William E. Hood and Louis A. Prosch Jr. started Induron in 1947 under the name The Industrial Paint Manufacturing Company Inc., and it became a protective coatings business based upon the beliefs of honor, integrity and honesty. Continue reading Induron Celebrates 70 Years of Providing High-Quality Service and Innovative Products

Palmyra Tank Refurbishments

By: Paul Powers, Induron Sales Representative

The city of Palmyra, Missouri, which is located two hours north of St. Louis, was platted in 1819 and is home to nearly 4,000 residences. With many buildings and homes listed in the historical  registry, Palmyra is rich with Civil War and Pony Express history. In fact, in 1827, the town became the Marion County Seat, which established it as the oldest postal stop in Missouri that is still in operation today. Induron is fortunate to have worked with the city to refurbish three water tanks. Continue reading Palmyra Tank Refurbishments

GSU Restores Floors with PermaTuff SL

By: Carl Moye, Induron Sales Representative

Georgia Southern University (GSU), located in Statesboro, GA, was experiencing flooring issues in its Newton Hall Building, which endures heavy student traffic. I began working with GSU on this project two years ago, and in May 2017, we finally received approval to move forward. Continue reading GSU Restores Floors with PermaTuff SL

Today’s Technologies: Waukee Water Tower Project

By: Kent Keuhl, Induron Sales Representative

In today’s ever-changing world in the technologies marketplace, the use of pictures and videos for promotion of a company has transformed dramatically over the years.  At one time, a single photo told the story of a particular project or event.  The branding of a company was as simple as a go-to product that differentiates itself in the market.  For example, Induron’s ceramic modified epoxy coatings are unique to the coatings industry and differentiate our company.  Continue reading Today’s Technologies: Waukee Water Tower Project

What to Know About Indurlux 9400

By: David Parnell, Induron Industrial Finishes National Business & Distribution Manager

Epoxy Siloxane technology was introduced to the industry in the early 1990s, and has since gone through many changes to become what it is today. Induron has recently developed a world-class, high-gloss and tint-able Epoxy PolySiloxane Coating that we like to call Indurlux 9400. Continue reading What to Know About Indurlux 9400