Tag Archives: Industrial Paint

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)

SSPC 2017 Wrap-Up

By: Ben Rowland, Induron Sales Representative

SSPC 2017After a several years’ hiatus from SSPC’s Annual Conference, Induron Protective Coatings was proud to once again exhibit and participate in one of the protective coatings industry’s preeminent trade shows. Unlike many other conferences we regularly attend, which tend to be more market specific, such as water, wastewater, power, municipal and state level shows, SSPC  is a true industrial painter’s conference. All the major components for industrial coatings projects were present: manufacturers of coatings and equipment, suppliers for abrasives and raw materials, painting contractors from a wide variety of markets, specification writers and industry experts. Continue reading SSPC 2017 Wrap-Up

Induron Industrial Finishes: A David vs. Goliath Battle

By: David Parnell, Induron National Business & Distribution Manager

Induron Industrial Finishes

These days, the Industrial Finishes marketplace is experiencing a true David versus Goliath battle. The “Big Three” paint companies continue to gobble up the little guys. Customers, however, often seem to run away from these big guys and all their practices and processes. Instead, customers turn to the strong underdog who can get the job done, supply innovative products and form a true relationship with their company.  Continue reading Induron Industrial Finishes: A David vs. Goliath Battle

Did you hear about Induron’s Trade Mission to Latin America?

Trade Winds Induron was one of 100 U.S. companies and organizations that participated in the Trade Winds-Latin America trade mission and business forum, organized by the U.S. Commercial Service and sponsored by the Alabama Department of Commerce. Induron President Davies Hood noted that exporting is important to the company’s future. He said, “If Induron is going to remain a family-owned business for another generation, we really need to be targeting international markets.” Continue reading Did you hear about Induron’s Trade Mission to Latin America?

Decatur Tank Restored Using Induron’s Armolux Aluminum Finish Coat

By: Ben Rowland, Induron Sales Representative 

Decatur TankThe 2-million-gallon elevated water storage tank featured in the video below is located in Decatur, Alabama. The water tank is not only an integral part of the town’s water system, but, like many water tanks, it’s also a special local landmark. Because it is located near the historic Delano Park and directly across the street from Decatur High School, the tank is commonly seen in the backdrops of graduating seniors’ photos. Continue reading Decatur Tank Restored Using Induron’s Armolux Aluminum Finish Coat

Have you Seen AquaClean in the News Lately?

AquaCleanThe news of our newest product is spreading quickly! AquaClean, our NSF Standard 61-approved potable water epoxy, was recently featured on AdhesivesMag.com, PaintSquare.com and in CoatingsPro magazine’s September IssueContinue reading Have you Seen AquaClean in the News Lately?

Visit Induron at Booth #5213 at WEFTEC 2016

By: Davies Hood, Induron President

WEFTECInduron is looking forward to attending WEFTEC 2016 in New Orleans, LA! Taking place Sept. 24-28, the event is sponsored by the Water Environment Federation (WEF), a not-for-profit technical and educational organization that strives to connect water professionals, enrich the expertise of water professionals, increase the awareness of the impact and value of water, and provide a platform for water sector innovation. Continue reading Visit Induron at Booth #5213 at WEFTEC 2016

Painting Contractors 101: The 3 “P’s” Approach

By: Kent Kuehl, Induron Sales Representative

Make a change? Are you kidding . . . that might cost me money!

It is said that the only constant in life is change. So, why is it so difficult to get anyone to change their way of thinking or do something different?  Each day brings us new challenges and opportunities. Continue reading Painting Contractors 101: The 3 “P’s” Approach

Routine Repaint of Valparaiso, IN Storage Tanks

By: Dick Belliveau, Induron Sales Representative        

Valparasio, IN Flint Lake TankDue to recent construction and required repairs, two 2-2 MG ground storage tanks in Valparaiso, IN needed some maintenance. One tank was located near the airport and the other tank was near Flint Lake. Induron supplied painting contractor Jetco Painting with the necessary products to get the job done. Continue reading Routine Repaint of Valparaiso, IN Storage Tanks

Induron’s Perma-Gloss Preserves Stanton, IA’s Iconic Coffee Pot Water Tank

By: Kent Kuehl, Induron Sales Representative

Water towers in small towns are often local, and sometimes even iconic, landmarks. Stanton, Iowa happens to have two treasured water towers—a 40,000-gallon coffee pot tank and a 150,000-gallon coffee cup tank. You can’t have a pot without a cup, right? Well, that’s what the town of Stanton decided.  Continue reading Induron’s Perma-Gloss Preserves Stanton, IA’s Iconic Coffee Pot Water Tank