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Story of this Photo: Induron Design Centers

By David Hood, Induron CEO

In the early 1960s, Indurall (now known as Induron) stores were updated from just painter-oriented stores to more retail-friendly decorating centers. The original idea came from my dad, William Hood, who was also one of the founders of Induron. He wanted to differentiate our company from the approximately 1,100 other paint companies around the country. I can remember that there were at least 10 in Alabama alone. Continue reading Story of this Photo: Induron Design Centers

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Story of this Photo: Frogmen and Indurall at the State Fair

frogman cheesecakeBy David Hood, Induron CEO

This photo is one of the more interesting ones in our archives. It shows a publicity stunt that took place at the Alabama State Fair in ca.1955. Before scuba diving was popular as a hobby, the Magic City Frogmen set a record for surviving underwater. There was not much scuba gear around at that time, so it got a lot of attention! Continue reading Story of this Photo: Frogmen and Indurall at the State Fair

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