By: Jeff White, Induron Sales Representative
There are times when life is stranger than fiction. Pictured below is a funny story from Induron’s history. Barry Peters, our Customer Service Department Manager, is a great storyteller. Recently, he fessed up to this during one of our conversations. I have been at Induron for 17 years and no one has ever brought it up. The incident occurred in 1992-1993. Make sure to take note of the clandestine operation that it took to recover the “Indurall Blimp.” I hope you are as entertained by it as I am! The article reads: Continue reading The Limp Blimp
As a third-generation, family-owned paint manufacturer, Induron is different. Our company size, passionate team members, innovative products, customer-first approach to doing business and more set us apart from our competitors. Continue reading The Induron Difference: Start with a Good Finish
By: David Hood, Induron CEO
In June of 1969, I joined Induron after 4 years of engineering studies at Vanderbilt, 4 years of experience in aircraft structural analysis and earning a master’s degree in Business Administration from Georgia State. Continue reading Why is Induron’s Culture Special?
ACE, the International Conference for Water, which is administered by the American Water Works Association (AWWA), promotes all phases of the water industry and its infrastructure. It is dedicated to advancing innovation and technological excellence in supplying safe drinking water to all of humanity. Tex Enoch was honored to be asked to do an interview about Induron and its role in this industry. Continue reading Induron Water Tank Market Manager Interviewed for ACE 2018
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
In case you haven’t heard, big things happened at Induron in 2017. We launched new products, celebrated our 70th anniversary and shared our coatings expertise. From local news to national publications, Induron is proud to have been featured in the news outlets mentioned below. Continue reading Have You Seen Induron in the News Lately?
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
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
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
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)