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Success Story: Village Creek 3MM Gallon Wash-Water Tank

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

Nickelhead TankBelieve it or not, I just celebrated my 18th work anniversary at Induron Protective Coatings. As I reflect on my time with Induron, some firsts that come to mind… Continue reading Success Story: Village Creek 3MM Gallon Wash-Water Tank

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Success Story: Watco Company Port of Birmingham Crane Renovations

By: Nick Jones, Induron Sales Representative

Watco Company Port of Birmingham Crane RenovationsInduron was proud to partner with Industrial Coatings Group and K and K Renovations to  renovate Watco Co.’s crane and conveyor system. While the end result was a success, this project presented several challenges.   Continue reading Success Story: Watco Company Port of Birmingham Crane Renovations

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Working on the Weekend

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

Recently, I was reminded of the ole’ saying “When the going gets tough, the tough get going.” It’s not every day, or even anything that occurs on any sort of regular basis, but a few weeks ago, we had the opportunity to work all weekend Continue reading Working on the Weekend

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The Story of The REAL Santa Claus

By: David Hood, Induron CEO

As the Christmas season begins, I enjoy reminiscing on the special memories and traditions that the holidays hold. One of my favorite Christmas memories is my dad dressing up as Santa Claus and bringing joy to the Birmingham community. Continue reading The Story of The REAL Santa Claus

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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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