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A “Feel Good” Story Worth Telling

By: Paul Powers, Induron Sales Representative

St. Louis isn’t without its memorable sports events—a few trips to the Super Bowl and 11 World Series wins. After all, it’s considered a quintessential baseball town by many. But, our “diamond in the rough” sport, Blues Hockey and their recent championship, is the focus of this story! Continue reading A “Feel Good” Story Worth Telling

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The Limp Blimp

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

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Meet the Newest Member of our Team: Kassidy White

We’re excited to welcome Kassidy White to the Induron team! Kassidy graduated from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor of Science in Professional Chemistry. During college, Kassidy worked for a non-profit organization as a Lab Analyst, which gave her experience tackling tasks like what she will do here at Induron. Continue reading Meet the Newest Member of our Team: Kassidy White

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50 Years with Induron: Building Induron Coatings

By: David Hood, Induron CEO

In case you missed it, check out part one of this blog series, 50 Years with Induron: Changing Roles at Indurall. 

When beginning Induron Coatings, our goal was to find the right niche. The markets that seemed to be “not too big and not too small” were the ductile iron sewer pipe and water tank market. We experienced success in both markets. By concentrating on them technically and through sales and marketing efforts, we aimed to become experts and offer more value to our customers. Of course, it was not easy, but we have persevered and become more successful than imagined. Continue reading 50 Years with Induron: Building Induron Coatings

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50 Years with Induron: Changing Roles at Indurall

By: David Hood, Induron CEO

June 21st marked the 50th anniversary of my full-time employment with Induron. In June of 1969, I moved from Atlanta with my late wife, Brenda, who at the time was pregnant with our son, Davies. We bought our first house in Crestline, and I started what turned out to be a permanent career as a paint maker. Continue reading 50 Years with Induron: Changing Roles at Indurall

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The Induron Difference: Small and Family-Owned

Induron is a small, family-owned businessThis year, Induron will celebrate its 72nd year of being a small, family-owned business. Throughout those years, Induron worked through various company focuses, but its values and culture remain constant. Continue reading The Induron Difference: Small and Family-Owned

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Building a T&D Asset Protection Program vs. A Project Approach

By: Kendall Smith, Induron Power Market Manager, & Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

In the wake of tragedies like the camp fire in California, and the larger infrastructure crisis looming in the United States, our country’s utilities find themselves at a crossroads: continue to crumble or engage in sustainable asset management. Continue reading Building a T&D Asset Protection Program vs. A Project Approach

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Project Spotlight: Helena, AL Three-Tank Overcoat

By: Nick Jones, Induron Sales Representative

Induron partnered with Garver Engineering and Robinson and Sons to complete this 3-tank exterior overcoat project in Helena, Alabama. These three tanks are the only ground storage tanks in Helena, so providing superior corrosion protection, extending the exterior warranty and making them aesthetically pleasing were the goals of this project. Continue reading Project Spotlight: Helena, AL Three-Tank Overcoat

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The Induron Difference: Start with a Good Finish

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

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2018 in Review

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

As Induron Coatings entered our seventh decade of providing “Reliable Protection Through Innovative Coatings,” we knew that change and adaptation was necessary to continue with our mission. Don’t get me wrong, 2017 was a record year in terms of sales, team building and company culture at Induron. But, the real takeaway from our 70th Anniversary Celebration, was that in order to succeed in business, companies had to constantly adapt and continue to work to improve culture. At Induron, we have a proven track record of both. Here are a few examples: Continue reading 2018 in Review

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