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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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Coated in Customer Service

By: John Bray, UL guest blogger

Finding success in any competitive market involves quality products that help you stand out from the competition, successful marketing campaigns to draw attention, and a deep understanding of the industry. Of course, all of this can mean very little without customer service to back it up. That’s why Induron focuses heavily on service and, since its founding, has prioritized customer relationships. Continue reading Coated in Customer Service

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Tips for Cold-Weather Coatings

By: Tom Wunderlin, Induron Sales Representative

With the cold weather months approaching, contractors, owners, engineers and others often believe that paint and coatings projects must wait until the weather warms up. False! Continue reading Tips for Cold-Weather Coatings

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Why is Induron’s Culture Special?

By: David Hood, Induron CEO

In June of 1969, I joined Induron after 4 years of engineering studies at Vanderbilt, 4 years of experience in aircraft structural analysis and earning a master’s degree in Business Administration from Georgia State. Continue reading Why is Induron’s Culture Special?

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Culture is Our Most Important Raw Material

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron Sales Representative

Asset owners and contractors face a vital business decision when they choose which protective coatings to use on their projects. The technical attributes of a protective coating system are only the baseline qualification for a given product to be taken into consideration. Does the product protect the asset? Is it user-friendly? Can it handle the exposure environment? Is it attractive? These are the prerequisites for consideration, but not the metrics by which a selection is actually made. Continue reading Culture is Our Most Important Raw Material

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Project Spotlight: Utilities Inc. Flooring & Pipe Coatings Application

By: Paul Powers, Induron Sales Representative

As many of us have seen over the years in many markets, the Utilities Inc. maintenance team has relied on hardware, big box stores and commercial paint stores for their maintenance painting needs. These guys are hard-working people that carry a huge burden of keeping the community supplied with water. Consequently, painting becomes a “necessary evil.” However, after a short period of time, they realized that their current practices in maintenance painting were not producing results. Continue reading Project Spotlight: Utilities Inc. Flooring & Pipe Coatings Application

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T&D Market Knowledge

By: Kendall Smith, Induron T&D Market Manager

Induron Coatings has been a major supplier to the electric utility industry for almost a decade now and employs individuals who have serviced the industry for many more decades. A few of us even go back to the early 1980s when thousands of electric transmission structures were purchased and installed around the country every year. Utility companies were protecting these structures from corrosion with multiple thin coats, which often only lasted 8-10 years.  Continue reading T&D Market Knowledge

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Induron’s Size Advantage

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

Nimble: It’s an adjective that I use on a regular basis to describe Induron. We can and have responded to customer requests quicker and more effectively than others who must go through multiple layers of approval prior to a response. Plus, our size enables us to launch reliable products to the market more efficiently. Though I sometimes feel like a mouse running amongst a heard of elephants as we compete with some of the behemoths that dominate our marketplace, I realize that the maneuverability of that little guy is a serious asset. Continue reading Induron’s Size Advantage

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Georgia Power Concrete Poles: Not Your Usual Specification

By: Kendall Smith, Induron Power Market Manager

Usually, the coatings specifications for T&D structures are predictable. For example, in North America, weathered galvanized, high-voltage, electric transmission poles, towers and substation structures are often protected with sealers and coatings that are surface-tolerant, low stress on aged coatings, easy-to-apply, high-solids, high-build, and proven to protect for 20-25 years in one or two coats. Continue reading Georgia Power Concrete Poles: Not Your Usual Specification

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