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The REAL Santa Claus in Birmingham’s History

By David Hood, Induron CEO

It’s December, 1947. It has been six years since the “day that lived in infamy,” the war is over and mankind is beginning to return to “normal.” The Industrial Paint Company, Inc. (which would later become Induron Coatings) is about six months old.

Christmas is approaching, and my dad decided to put lights on the house to celebrate — something not conceivable during wartime. He was on the roof of our 3-2 frame house on a 50 foot lot wearing a red jumpsuit when someone drove by and exclaimed, “That looks like Santa Claus!!!” Continue reading The REAL Santa Claus in Birmingham’s History

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