Recent Blog Posts

Be Prepared for Campus Maintenance Season

Summer break isn’t just about the school year winding down, it’s also the beginning of maintenance season for many educational facilities. Whether it’s finding new solutions for ongoing issues, expanding facilities, or just bringing everything up to date, there’s always lots to be done in those summer months to prepare for the start of the […]

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Why Schools Are Moving to Vendor Managed Inventory

Making an emergency run to a hardware store when your lights burn out may be fine for home owners, but if you’re running an educational facility, it’s not ideal. School districts and higher education campuses often require items that may not be in stock at general hardware stores, so staying ahead of the curve with […]

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Upgrade Your School’s UPS System for Enhanced Efficiency

When you think about technology on your school campus today, chances are, you think about ways to do things quicker, smarter and more efficiently. Advances such as mobile phones, cloud storage and collaboration tools have certainly made those thoughts possible – and quite frankly, these are technologies students and parents have come to expect. But […]

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Fast, Affordable Custom Enclosures Now Available

Our mission is to find ways to help you be more efficient and profitable. As a Hoffman Certified Modification Center (HCMC), we are able to quickly deliver your enclosures and back panels ready to populate. Our Steinhauer ModCenter is an automated, state-of-the-art CNC machine capable of drilling, tapping and milling in virtually any shape, size […]

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Five Reasons Your School Should Consider LED Lighting Upgrades

Summer break is quickly approaching. It’s the time of year when students leave campus to frolic in the sunshine, attend camp or tackle summer internships. Meanwhile, facilities managers at schools and universities across the country are hard at work performing maintenance projects and upgrading various items around campus. There are many focus areas for the […]

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Innovative Solutions to Save Time on Your Jobsite

It is no secret that electrical contractors are being squeezed for time like never before. Today, electricians are working tirelessly to meet their deadlines with an ever-shrinking number of workers available to do the job. While we are a supplier, at French Gerleman, we consider ourselves partners who are working hand-in-hand with our customers to […]

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2019 Energy Efficiency Incentives Announced for Ameren Missouri & Illinois

At French Gerleman, we recognize that commercial and manufacturing facilities utilize a great deal of energy for their daily operations. Fortunately, Ameren does as well, and once again this year, is offering incentives to help to make your business more energy efficient and save you money in the process. The initial cost to move your […]

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eCommerce Solutions

The Speed You Need: Buying Online from French Gerleman

When you think about saving time, you may initially land on jobsite efficiencies – your workers, their tasks and their ability to quickly and easily move around the site. But there is another major way that you can gain the speed you need, with French Gerleman’s eCommerce site and mobile app. We designed these solutions […]

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Jim Wojkovich, French Gerelman's VP of Construction Sales

Current Trends in the Electrical Contracting Industry: A Q&A with French Gerleman’s Jim Wojkovich

Change is part of the natural evolution of any industry. Technology is enhanced over time, customer needs shift, and industry leaders anticipate what’s next in an effort to stay ahead – and stay relevant. When it comes to the electrical contracting business, an interesting force is at work that is shaping the present and future […]

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B-Line series Conduit Trapeze Systems

Save Time on Your Jobsite with B-Line series Products from French Gerleman

It’s no secret that labor savings are a “must” on today’s job sites. The overall drop in the available workforce in recent years has caused everyone involved in construction – from the materials manufacturers and suppliers to the contractors and workers themselves – to get more creative in developing solutions that will minimize install time […]

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