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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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Why International Trade is Important to the Economy

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

As the president of a manufacturing company and a member of the National District Export Council, I realize just how important international trade is to the U.S. economy, and I’m proud that Induron can play a part in improving the U.S. economy with its business.  Continue reading Why International Trade is Important to the Economy

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Induron Transitions into Next Generation of Leadership

By: David D. Hood, Induron CEO

The first time I earned a paycheck from Induron was as a 15-year-old in the summer of 1958. The company had bought a competitor and their machinery and equipment needed to be moved to our location. Since I was young, strong and eager to earn some money, I was the “hold the other end guy” for the job. My Dad drove me to work most days because I was not old enough to have a license. I earned a whopping $1.60/hour. Continue reading Induron Transitions into Next Generation of Leadership

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How Selling Industrial Coatings is Like Being a Baseball Fan

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

As temperatures slowly begin to rise across our country and the bleak winter rolls into beautiful spring (alleluia!), I long for the best 2 words in the American vernacular… Play Ball! It’s baseball season and even though our nation’s dialogue is as venomous as ever, I remember things will be OK because the boys-of-summer are back playing our nation’s pastime! Continue reading How Selling Industrial Coatings is Like Being a Baseball Fan

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Induron Attends STI/SPFA 2018 Annual Meeting

By: Tex Enoch, Induron Sales Representative

In 1989, long before the Steel Tank Institute (STI) merged with the Steel Plate Fabricators Association (SPFA) and I joined Induron Coatings, I attended my first SPFA meeting at the Silverado Resort in Napa, California… Continue reading Induron Attends STI/SPFA 2018 Annual Meeting

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Induron Contributes to the Casting for Kids Fishing Tournament

By: Paul Powers, Induron Sales Representative

In March, Painters and Allied Trades for Children’s Hopes (P.A.T.C.H.) hosted its first annual Casting for Kids Fishing Tournament at Alhonna Resort and Marina on Lake Ozark in St. Louis, Missouri. Induron is a proud supporter of P.A.T.C.H and was pleased to contribute to the Casting for Kids event. Plus, I was thrilled to support “fishing for a cause.”  Continue reading Induron Contributes to the Casting for Kids Fishing Tournament

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Induron Celebrates Meeting Quality Goals

By: Jeff White, Induron EVP & General Manager

The last time you heard from me was in a blog about our Annual Christmas party. At that event, the Induron team not only celebrated the Christmas Holiday, but also our safety record and awards. Another thing we like to celebrate, which falls in line with our core value of “reliability,” is when we meet our quality goal. We only have one goal when it comes to quality: Get our customers the product they need. Continue reading Induron Celebrates Meeting Quality Goals

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You Buy the Paint – We’ll Cover the Rest

By David Hood, Induron CEO

Here at Induron, we have an old paint factory—and that’s a good thing.

“Why?” you may ask. “Newer is always better!” But we and our customers benefit from our factory’s age. Let me explain… Continue reading You Buy the Paint – We’ll Cover the Rest

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Ductile Iron: The Power Poles That Should Have Always Been

By: Chris Rowell, Induron Sales Representative

Sometimes there are products that have so many advantages, you wonder why they haven’t been around since the dawn of time. Take the iPad, for instance. Or solar calculators. Or The Price is Right. Or the combination of ductile iron and ceramic epoxy paint coatings for the electrical transmission and distribution industry . Let me explain. Continue reading Ductile Iron: The Power Poles That Should Have Always Been

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