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Everyone Wins with Mortarchem

By: Bob Maley, Technical Sales and Service

MortarchemOver the past 25 years, lining/coating concrete has become more common, particularly in aggressive environments like wastewater applications. Concrete in these environments deteriorates at increasingly rapid rates. Prolonged wastewater detention times and environmental regulations have resulted in elevated H₂S concentrations as influent septicity has risen. Sulfuric acid (H₂SO₄), formed by a series of biological processes, attacks the portland cement paste causing the condition depicted below.  Continue reading Everyone Wins with Mortarchem

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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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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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Product Spotlight: PermaGloss Fluorourethane

Are color and gloss retention the priority for your project? Induron has the coatings solution for you. PermaGloss Fluorourethane provides the best color and gloss retention of any readily available industrial coating. Continue reading Product Spotlight: PermaGloss Fluorourethane

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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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Meet the Newest Member of our Team: Jamie Laird

We’re excited to welcome Jamie Laird to the Induron team! Jamie manages the Oregon and Pacific Northwest region. Before coming to Induron, Jamie was the Industrial Market Manager for Rodda/Cloverdale Paints. Prior to that role, he spent 15 years at Sherwin Williams in various sales and technical service roles in the protective and marine coatings division. Continue reading Meet the Newest Member of our Team: Jamie Laird

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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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7 Facts About Ceramic Epoxy Technology

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

Bringing innovative and unique technology to market can be a challenge. How do you show clients who have been doing things successfully that making a change is worth the effort? How do you explain the upgrade over the status quo? One part of this challenge is simply recognition. Are your partners aware you have something unique? The second part is harder: Do your partners understand why it’s unique and how it would help them? Answering these two marketing questions is one of the most important things we do at Induron.   Continue reading 7 Facts About Ceramic Epoxy Technology

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