Tag Archives: Industrial Paint

Enduring Supply Chain Challenges the Induron Way

By: Davies Hood, Induron President 

Supply Chain ChallengesYou’ve probably heard that we’re living in “unprecedented times,” and that overused phrase does NOT exclude the paint manufacturing industry.  

“This is going to be the most challenging time in our professional career.” 

If I’ve said that phrase once in the last month, I’ve said it a hundred times. Because supply chain disruptions are causing significant and immediate price increases as well as challenging, uncharted lead times, those of us in the chemical industry are facing unprecedented challenges due to these unknown and/or undefined constraints.   Continue reading Enduring Supply Chain Challenges the Induron Way

Induron Success Story: Industrial Metal Roof Painting

By: Jamie Laird, Induron Sales Representative

Industrial Metal Roof PaintingI have been selling paint in one way or another for the past 25 years. It’s always my greatest pleasure when I can provide a unique solution to a corrosion problem that is either difficult or not well understood. This was the case with a large galvanized metal roof in Woodburn, Oregon. 
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The Challenges of OTC Regulations

By: Tom Wunderlin, Induron Sales Representative

The paint and coatings industries have made strides toward reducing air pollution dating back to the 1980s. Current regulations have lowered the amount of volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from coatings products in different regions and will continue to do so in the future. This discussion is based on a regional or national standard for achieving these air quality goals. Continue reading The Challenges of OTC Regulations

Top Projects of 2018

As 2018 comes to an end, Induron is excited to unveil its top 5 projects of the year! We have had the opportunity and pleasure of working with customers and contractors across the nation to complete various projects from water tank rehabs to floor coatings. Learn more about each project below! Continue reading Top Projects of 2018

Protect Your Assets with Fast Prime 2 & Indurethane Monarch

By: Ron Bouthillier, Induron Sales Representative

A study cited by insulation company John Mansville in 2016 tells us that corrosion now exceeds 1.1 trillion dollars in the U.S each year. This staggering number should catch the attention of both equipment owners and manufacturers. Protecting assets from corrosion will increase the longevity and functionality of an asset, which ultimately impacts a company’s profitability. Continue reading Protect Your Assets with Fast Prime 2 & Indurethane Monarch

Palmyra Tank Refurbishments

By: Paul Powers, Induron Sales Representative

The city of Palmyra, Missouri, which is located two hours north of St. Louis, was platted in 1819 and is home to nearly 4,000 residences. With many buildings and homes listed in the historical  registry, Palmyra is rich with Civil War and Pony Express history. In fact, in 1827, the town became the Marion County Seat, which established it as the oldest postal stop in Missouri that is still in operation today. Induron is fortunate to have worked with the city to refurbish three water tanks. Continue reading Palmyra Tank Refurbishments

How the Theory of Constraints Impacts Industrial Coatings

By: Andy Odorzynski, Induron Sales Representative

Financial accounting metrics can be both useless and misleading for those of us seeking to make real business decisions. Not the first sentence you expected to read in an article about industrial coatings, right? Well, bear with me, and I’ll explain how Induron helps our clients see the intersection of these two topics. Continue reading How the Theory of Constraints Impacts Industrial Coatings

Pittsburgh Area Water Tank Repaint: Getting Business Done the Old-Fashioned Way

By: George Shannon, Induron Sales Representative

In this fast-paced world of information overload on the internet, everybody is looking for instant answers, new technology, and conducting business without the relationship between vendors, owners, and contractors. Interested in a new product with the latest technology? Look it up on the internet. Download the information and write the specification. No sales person necessary. Need someone in the region to apply the technology? Put out a spec and invite bidders without pedigree. Continue reading Pittsburgh Area Water Tank Repaint: Getting Business Done the Old-Fashioned Way

Induron’s AC-403 Acrylic Elastomeric Coating: The 3-in-1 Solution

By: Kent Keuhl, Induron Sales Representative

Aesthetics, function and performance are the three key factors inspected during product specification. If you had to pick one, which would it be? OR, what if I told you that you could have all 3? Continue reading Induron’s AC-403 Acrylic Elastomeric Coating: The 3-in-1 Solution

Consolidation in the Coatings Industry: Where Does This Leave Induron? (Part 2)

By: David Hood, Induron CEO

Consolidation in the Coatings Industry

I am an outdoorsman. I fish, hunt, hike and love the land. When the Cuyahoga river caught fire in Cleveland and the air in Birmingham was yellow, something had to be done. The EPA was established and Congress, abdicating its responsibilities, gave it the authority to make law. The new laws were called regulations. Without comment on the value of these regulations, when a company is required to reformulate a product with sales in the thousands of gallons, it costs more that the same effort spread over tens of thousands of gallons. Larger companies clearly had an advantage with these regulations. The first 90% of “clean up” of the water and air was relatively easy to do. The EPA is still writing regulations trying to eliminate the next 10% of “pollution” without any regard for a cost/benefit analysis. A further advantage to larger companies. Continue reading Consolidation in the Coatings Industry: Where Does This Leave Induron? (Part 2)