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Protective Coatings for Industrial Infrastructure

Protective Coatings for Industrial InfrastructureDavies Hood, President and Owner of Induron Protective Coatings, recently discussed the company’s technologies, its key to success, and its corporate culture in an interview with Materials Performance

Listen to the podcast here or read Davies’ answers below.  Continue reading Protective Coatings for Industrial Infrastructure

2023, Induron is Ready

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

2023, Induron is ReadyAs we flip the calendar from 2022 to 2023, I must say that I am optimistic about Induron’s position in our target markets. 2022 was another stressful year in the coatings industry–much like the two preceding years–because of a myriad of supply chain issues ranging from consistently high inflation to shipping delays, and in some extreme cases, ABSOLUTELY NO RAW MATERIAL available.  Continue reading 2023, Induron is Ready

Induron Coatings Around the World: A Proven Solution for an Aging International Grid

By: Ben Rowland, T&D Sales at Induron

International T&D BusinessAs a follow up to a previous blog concerning the aging electrical infrastructure of the U.S., and recent regulatory changes that provide a more proactive pathway to successfully extend the life cycle of this infrastructure, I wanted to draw attention to the same need for a solution abroad.  Continue reading Induron Coatings Around the World: A Proven Solution for an Aging International Grid

Ceramic Epoxy: Extending the Service Life of Potable Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

Ceramic EpoxyWith features for microbial resistance, increased film build, reduced permeability, and better adhesion than cohesion, ceramic epoxies are nothing short of phenomenal. While Induron now manufactures ceramic epoxies that are ideal for several end-uses applications, such as barrier coatings for water tanks, wastewater facilities and water treatment plants, ceramic epoxies were originally developed as a solution for lining ductile iron sanitary sewer pipe.   Continue reading Ceramic Epoxy: Extending the Service Life of Potable Water and Wastewater Infrastructure

The History of Protecto 401™

By: David Davies Hood, Induron CEO

Protecto 401Once upon a time, mankind didn’t even have sanitary sewers – Not something you really want to think about. First, came a ditch, then came clay pipe and then came cast iron pipe.  All of these were truly major advances over the previous technology but were still subject to breakage, leakage and generally not very satisfactory. Finally, ductile iron pipe was introduced, which virtually eliminated breakage due to its strength and flexibility. Continue reading The History of Protecto 401™

Defining Industry Challenges

By: Bill Seawell, Induron Technical Service Manager

Aqua Pennsylvania Sproul Road Water TankBack in 2017, Induron’s National Sales Manager, Andy Odorzynski wrote an article emphasizing the need to define the challenges our industry faces in standardizing its approach to coatings in the water industry at large. Now, five years later, the water industry is still facing these fundamental issues. Below, I categorize, itemize and discuss some of these challenges.  Continue reading Defining Industry Challenges

NSF 600 is Old News

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

Over a decade ago, Induron was in the process of developing several  new products for our water tank and water treatment plant clients. The nation was in the midst of adopting new standards for VOC emissions, and we wanted to make sure we were ready to deal with them.   Continue reading NSF 600 is Old News

Relationship Building at Contractor Connect 2021

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron National Sales Manager

As trade shows attempt to get started again after the pandemic, many seem to be a shadow of their former selves. Earlier this month, we had the opportunity to join other industry professionals, in-person, at Technology Publishing Company’s fourth annual Contractor Connect event.  Continue reading Relationship Building at Contractor Connect 2021

Meet our New Technical Service Manager: William Seawell

William Seawell Joins Induron TeamWe are excited to welcome William “Bill” Seawell to the Induron team as our new Technical Service Manager! This addition allows Ben Rowland, our former Technical Service Manager, to focus his efforts elsewhere within our growing company. Bringing extensive expertise and experience in technical service in the industrial coatings field, Bill will be a valuable addition to the Induron team. Learn more about him in his Q&A:  Continue reading Meet our New Technical Service Manager: William Seawell

Keys to Success in International Business

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

Keys to Success in International BusinessInternational business is an unfamiliar, and frankly high risk environment for many companies. It certainly was for Induron when we first ventured beyond our country’s borders. However, through more than a decade of international business ventures, we have identified a few keys to success in international business.  Continue reading Keys to Success in International Business