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The 2018 Tariffs & the Impact on Your Business

For the last several months, talk of tariffs has been ever-present in the news, and perhaps even in your business. In simple terms, a tariff is an additional fee imposed on goods which are imported into the United States. Earlier this year, tariffs were put in place for a variety of raw materials and finished […]

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Rockwell Automation Wins Gray Market Import Case

Sourcing products from unauthorized channels brings risks.  See Rockwell Automation’s press release for more information on a recent case and why it is important to buy new, warranted products from authorized distributors.  If you have any questions, please contact your French Gerleman account manager. French Gerleman is authorized to distribute Allen-Bradley, Rockwell Software and Rockwell […]

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Product Spotlight: LUTZE SUPERFLEX® Cables

LUTZE Inc. is a manufacturer of wire and cable for industrial automation. As one of the first suppliers of continuous flexing cables worldwide, they continue to lead the industry with their LUTZE SUPERFLEX® cables. These cables set industry standards for reliability, durability and flexibility and set the bar in longevity for use in continuous motion […]

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Keeping Your Hands Safe on the Job

A safety glove’s design can help prevent hazards including cuts, chemical burns, abrasion, crushing or contact with bio-hazards.  No matter what kind of work you do, you must be equipped with the appropriate tools to help you efficiently and safely perform your job. Safety Gloves Can Protect You from Hazards Safety gloves can protect you […]

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Gain Efficiencies & Trim Costs with Mobile Inventory Management

Organization is very important on job sites. Convenient access to materials allows your electricians to stay on task and make better use of their time. Good inventory management can help your business run smoothly, both at your main location and at job sites. Here at French Gerleman, we provide a variety options to manage mobile […]

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Dialight Vigilant LED High Bay

Product Spotlight: Dialight’s Vigilant LED High Bays

There’s a reason Dialight high bays are the world’s most widely-installed LED high bay. Dialight’s Vigilant LED High Bays are ultra-high-efficiency, corrosion resistant, and ideal for the toughest environments. LEDs are known for their efficiency, but not all are resilient enough for heavy industry. The Vigilant LED High Bay is incredibly durable, and ideal for […]

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Get Ready for the Future with the GenSPEED® 10 MTP Category 6A Cable

General Cable is committed to providing innovative products that go above and beyond. Recently they introduced GenSPEED® 10 MTP Category 6A cable, the industry’s smallest diameter Cat 6A cable. GenSPEED 10 MTP is an unshielded twisted pair that performs like a shielded or foiled twisted pair due to the MTP technology with Mosaic Crossblock, a segmented metallic […]

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Does Your Facility Meet OSHA Standards for Workplace Emergency Alarm Systems?

Employee safety has evolved and improved over the years.  A century ago there were numerous recorded incidents of workplace injuries and deaths.  Enacted in 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Act defined employers’ responsibility to maintain a safe workplace.  Today, one way an employer can provide a safe environment is with employee alarm systems to […]

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Why Corrosion Protection is Important for Your Facility

Corrosion can eat away at more than just your equipment. Even if the component affected is small, it can halt productivity and cause huge losses. How you can protect your facility and electrical equipment? While corrosion may seem to work slowly, the damage it causes can catch up to you before you know it. Industry […]

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Make the Switch to LED Without Replacing Your Fixtures

Lighting upgrades can seem like a hassle, but they don’t have to be. With Philips InstantFit LED lamps, you don’t have to replace your existing fluorescent fixtures, or fully rewire anything to retrofit to LED. Time and labor costs are low, and long-term savings are high. Why Upgrade to LED? Of course we all know […]

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