BIRMINGHAM, AL – Induron Protective Coatings announced that Jamie Laird has joined the company as Sales Manager for Oregon and the Pacific Northwest.

“We are excited to add Laird to the team as he has extensive industry experience and involvement,” said Davies Hood, President of Induron. “His customer-serving approach aligns well with Induron’s mission, and we know he will be a strong addition to our growing team.” 

Prior to joining the Induron team, Laird worked as the Industrial Market Manager for Rodda/Cloverdale Paints and in various sales and technical service roles at Sherwin Williams in the protective and marine coatings division. Laird is involved with NACE International as a Level 3 Coatings Inspector and a NACE CIP 1 and CIP 2 Instructor. He has also served as Treasurer, Chair and Vice Chair of the Oregon NACE chapter. In addition to his NACE involvement, Laird is recognized as a SSPC Level 3 Protective Coating Inspector, Certified Concrete Coating Inspector, Protective Coating Specialist and is the 36th person in SSPC’s history to attain Master Coating Inspector. Laird instructs Concrete Coating Inspector and Protective Coating Inspector courses while serving on the education committee for SSPC.

“My goal is to represent Induron with the utmost integrity and technical expertise,” Laird said. “My job is to handle the industrial coatings on any project from start to finish. I want every person and company that I do business with to trust that they are in the right hands and equipped with the right products.”

Founded in 1947, Induron manufactures high-performance coatings that serve a range of industrial applications, including the wastewater, electrical transmission and distribution, and potable water storage, treatment and transmission industries. Induron is headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama.