Category Archives: Safety

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

2022 Safety Excellence

By: Jeff White, Induron Executive Vice President and General Manager

2022 Safety AwardMarch Madness is upon us, which means one team will be cutting down the nets in Houston in the coming weeks. Hopefully, for the first time in school history, it will be the Alabama Crimson Tide. I believe basketball is one of the most unpredictable sports out there. Coaches and players alike, work to eliminate as much of the variance in performance by drawing up plays and working on execution to include offense, defense, shooting, and time management among many other things. Continue reading 2022 Safety Excellence

Defining Industry Challenges

By: Bill Seawell, Induron Technical Service Manager

Aqua Pennsylvania Sproul Road Water TankBack in 2017, Induron’s National Sales Manager, Andy Odorzynski wrote an article emphasizing the need to define the challenges our industry faces in standardizing its approach to coatings in the water industry at large. Now, five years later, the water industry is still facing these fundamental issues. Below, I categorize, itemize and discuss some of these challenges.  Continue reading Defining Industry Challenges

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 New Generation of Protective Coatings

By: Tom Wunderlin, Induron Sales Representative

 Are today’s “new coatings” superior to the “old coatings” and systems used to protect water storage tanks?  The answer is yes for many of the coatings now on the market. The protective coatings industry is navigating complicated VOC compliance regulations. The adaptation and enforcement of these new, and more aggressive VOC regulations (link to part 1) has produced a new generation of protective coatings for potable water tanks. Continue reading A New Generation of Protective Coatings

The Challenges of OTC Regulations

By: Tom Wunderlin, Induron Sales Representative

The paint and coatings industries have made strides toward reducing air pollution dating back to the 1980s. Current regulations have lowered the amount of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from coatings products in different regions and will continue to do so in the future. This discussion is based on a regional or national standard for achieving these air quality goals. Continue reading The Challenges of OTC Regulations

Induron’s Unwritten Rules

By: Paul Powers, Induron Sales Representative

Doug Granville’s recent article, Baseball’s Unwritten Rules, explores how our national pastime governs itself in matters like etiquette, respect, character and values that you won’t find in the rule books. He applies it to some life lessons, as well. Continue reading Induron’s Unwritten Rules

We’ve Got Your Back

By: Linc York, Retired Induron Sales Representative

When my wife and I visited the Black Canyon of the Gunnison many years ago, I realized that I had a fear of heights. As I approached a guard rail along the canyon edge to admire it’s incredible depth, I literally stopped in my tracks. I slowly inched the remaining 20 feet, but became extremely uncomfortable.  I did not feel secure or trust the guard rail. Continue reading We’ve Got Your Back