Category Archives: Induron

Main floor overview showing the diverse coatings needed in a new facility: Drywall, CMU, Structural Steel & Decking and Concrete Floors

A Coatings Solution for Ralls County Water Treatment Plant

By: Paul Powers, Mid-Central Regional Manager for Induron Protective Coatings

Main floor overview showing the diverse coatings needed in a new facility: Drywall, CMU, Structural Steel & Decking and Concrete Floors
Main floor overview showing the diverse coatings needed in a new facility: Drywall, CMU, Structural Steel & Decking and Concrete Floors

In order to better serve its surrounding community, Ralls County in Hannibal, Missouri planned to construct a new water treatment plant. Klingner and Associates, a multi-office engineering group in the midwest, was awarded the challenge to design the new facility. Continue reading A Coatings Solution for Ralls County Water Treatment Plant

Restoring the Caseyville, IL Wastewater Treatment Plant

By: Paul Powers, Induron Regional Sales Manager

During the summer of 2022, the coatings protecting the City of Caseyville, Illinois’ Wastewater Treatment Plant assets reached their performance life expectancy. The protective coatings on the critical infrastructure substrates were spent, worn and some assets were beginning to show signs of corrosion. The City of Caseyville hired Thouvenot, Wade & Moerchen, Inc. as the engineer on the project, Bazan Painting Co. as the coatings contractor, and Induron Protective Coatings as the coating supplier.  Continue reading Restoring the Caseyville, IL Wastewater Treatment Plant

A Coatings Solution for a New Elevated Tank in Frankford, DE

By: Steve Freed, Induron Regional Sales Manager

Chicago Bridge & Iron (CB&I) recently manufactured and installed a new 1-million-gallon elevated tank for Tidewater Utilities, Inc. in Frankford, Delaware. Beacon Engineering was selected as the specifying engineer on the project, and Mumford Bjorkman Associates performed the inspection.  Continue reading A Coatings Solution for a New Elevated Tank in Frankford, DE

Holiday Testing: What It Is and Why It’s Needed

By: Rob Burckley, Induron Sales Representative

Holiday Testing Protective CoatingsThe holiday season is a time of joy, celebration, and quality time with loved ones. However, for those in industries dealing with protective coatings, it’s also a time to ensure that the shield guarding against corrosion and deterioration remains intact. Holiday testing, in this context, isn’t about festive decorations but rather a crucial process in maintaining the integrity of protective coatings.  Continue reading Holiday Testing: What It Is and Why It’s Needed

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

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