Recent Blog Posts

Working Remotely? Stay Connected & Informed with French Gerleman.

We are all adjusting to a new normal, which includes working remotely and social distancing. But with French Gerleman on your side, you’re still connected to all of the products, support and education you need. At French Gerleman we take pride in our strong relationships with our customers and our commitment to meeting your needs […]

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Sales Counter Procedure Change

Updated Sales Counter Procedures in Response To COVID-19

With recent announcements from state and local officials in the regions we operate, we want to assure you that French Gerleman is committed to safely and responsibly supporting our customers’ ability to provide essential services in our communities. Beginning Monday, March 23, our Sales Counters will begin Will Call pick-up only.  Of course, you may […]

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French Gerleman's Ongoing Response to COVID-19

Our Ongoing Response to COVID-19

French Gerleman’s management team continues to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and CDC recommendations.  We are in contact with key suppliers to address potential disruptions in availability.  Of course, the likelihood varies by manufacturer and country of origin, but at this point, there are still few predicting significant challenges.  Such statements are accessible by your […]

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Your One-Stop Shop for Power Transmission Products, Service & Repair

You may know us well as the regional source for automation, electrical supplies and more, but did you know that French Gerleman began as a motor rewind shop? It all started in 1914, when French Gerleman founder Albert O. French, Sr. opened a motor repair shop in downtown St. Louis. In 1923, French Gerleman was […]

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Message Regarding COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Message

French Gerleman’s employees are routinely asked what our planned response is to the COVID-19 threat.  We recognize that you, like us, have businesses to continue operating – businesses that rely on our local inventory and technical support.  For that reason, we have no plans to discontinue or otherwise interrupt operations. I’m pleased to report that […]

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Product Recognition App

Quick Fuse Identification with the Mersen Product Recognition App

When you’re on a jobsite, being able to access the information you need quickly and easily can keep a project running smoothly. With all the technology we have readily on hand, it’s becoming increasingly simple to do, and French Gerleman is on the forefront of helping you leverage mobile apps to streamline your jobsite operations. […]

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Tim Struyk, your French Gerleman Partner

Above and Beyond: What Partnership Means at French Gerleman

Partnership is a word many companies use, but what does partnership really mean? How does it play out in real-world situations?  French Gerleman believes partnership means going above and beyond to meet customers’ needs. Our team puts this philosophy into action each day. The following story is just one example of how this is present […]

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See Real Time Rockwell Automation Inventory on frenchgerleman.com

At French Gerleman, we strive to listen to your needs and stay in front of evolving industry trends. Customers have requested better access to real-time inventory availability, and it’s a trend we expect to grow. We’ve enhanced the French Gerleman website to show product availability at Rockwell Automation’s distribution center in addition to our local […]

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Saving Space With Panduit’s Smart Control Panel Solutions

When it comes to your manufacturing floor, efficiency is everything. Time management and energy efficiency are often the top-of-mind issues related to this topic but using your space efficiently can be just as important. That’s why Panduit is not only designing their control panel solutions to include the latest efficiency demands, but also to be […]

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Jan-San-Flu

Manage Cold & Flu Season with Jan-San Products from French Gerleman

We are in the midst of cold and flu season with several higher risk months still ahead of us. Most common colds, just like the flu, are brought on by a virus and are contagious. Any contagious virus spreads through airborne respiratory droplets such as coughs and sneezes, skin to skin contact like a handshake, […]

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