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What Didn’t Kill Us, Really Did Make Us Stronger

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

Andy OdorzynskiFor the first time in a while, I’m optimistic! I look at the beginning of 2023 very much like a student finishing college and beginning a new career: We spent the past few years working our butts off! The results were good most of the time, but we also had to work through some failure. We had to get serious about our priorities and decide to push through the tough stuff. To paraphrase one of my favorite contemporary business gurus, Simon Sinek: we knew who could hoist a sail. Now we know who is able, and more importantly willing, to hoist a sail in a storm Continue reading What Didn’t Kill Us, Really Did Make Us Stronger

Understanding Ceramic Epoxies and NSF 600

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

Ceramic EpoxyFor more than 35 years, Induron Protective Coatings has manufactured ceramic epoxies for various corrosive environments, including potable water storage tanks and water treatment facilities. On Jan. 1, 2023, the industry will undergo a change as the requirements NSF/ANSI/CAN 600 are adopted into the NSF Std 61 Health Effects Evaluation and Criteria for Chemicals in Drinking Water standard.  Continue reading Understanding Ceramic Epoxies and NSF 600

Big News: Tower Coatings Programs Can Now Be Capitalized

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

tower coatingsDid you know that one of the largest barriers to the safety, security, and reliability of the power grid in the United States has its roots in the regulation of the railroad industry following WWI?  It’s true. The misapplication of laws designed 100 years ago, for another industry, seriously impacts on our infrastructure today.  Continue reading Big News: Tower Coatings Programs Can Now Be Capitalized

NSF 600 is Old News

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

Over a decade ago, Induron was in the process of developing several  new products for our water tank and water treatment plant clients. The nation was in the midst of adopting new standards for VOC emissions, and we wanted to make sure we were ready to deal with them.   Continue reading NSF 600 is Old News

Relationship Building at Contractor Connect 2021

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

As trade shows attempt to get started again after the pandemic, many seem to be a shadow of their former selves. Earlier this month, we had the opportunity to join other industry professionals, in-person, at Technology Publishing Company’s fourth annual Contractor Connect event.  Continue reading Relationship Building at Contractor Connect 2021

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

Rethink Your Primer: The Benefits of Ceramic Epoxy

Benefits of Ceramic EpoxyInduron’s Ceramaprime brings performance to the marketplace that requires coatings contractors to rethink their priming options. Whether you are using MCU zinc primers, one-coat DTM technology, or other epoxy primer options, Ceramaprime delivers increased throughput, the elimination of isocyanate, and the performance of ceramic epoxy technology, which often results in cost savings.  Continue reading Rethink Your Primer: The Benefits of Ceramic Epoxy

4 Problems with Existing Epoxy Mortars

By: Andy Odorzynsk, Induron National Sales Manager

MortarChemWhile cementitious epoxy mortars are a vital step in most concrete lining projects, the epoxy mortar products available are typically fraught with problems and application challenges.  Continue reading 4 Problems with Existing Epoxy Mortars

Mortarchem: The Next Generation of Cementitious Epoxy Mortar

By: Ben Rowland, Induron Protective Coatings Technical Service Director

MortarchemInduron Coatings, an industrial pioneer of high-performance protective coatings for ductile iron sewer linings, water/wastewater treatment facilities and potable water storage, is broadening its offerings with an innovative approach to concrete repair. Continue reading Mortarchem: The Next Generation of Cementitious Epoxy Mortar

Induron Protective Coatings Launches New Epoxy Mortar

MortarChemInduron Protective Coatings, an industrial pioneer of high-performance protective coatings for ductile iron sewer linings, water/wastewater treatment facilities, potable water storage, and electrical transmission and distribution, announces today the launch of its newest product, Mortarchem. Continue reading Induron Protective Coatings Launches New Epoxy Mortar