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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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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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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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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from French Gerleman

2019 has been a special year for French Gerleman. We marked 105 years since our forefather Albert French opened the motor repair shop that later became French Gerleman. Our team walked alongside vendor partners as they introduced new products and initiatives. Finally, we recently celebrated the achievement of two major industry awards, Rockwell Automation’s Bradley […]

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French Gerleman Receives Two Prestigious Industry Awards

French Gerleman has recently been honored with two prestigious industry awards: The Bradley Cup and the MOSEIA Partner of the Year Award. These awards recognize French Gerleman as a leader in the industry, and reflect French Gerleman’s commitment to excellence in all areas of the company. We are honored to achieve these milestones, and grateful […]

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St. Louis Small Business Monthly Honors French Gerleman with 2019 Family Business Award

Each year, St. Louis Small Business Monthly recognizes an elite group of family owned businesses for their longevity and commitment to making the St. Louis region a better place. French Gerleman was recently named among this group, receiving the publication’s Family Business Award for 2019. In his remarks, Publisher Ron Ameln noted that fewer than […]

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Rebuilding in the Community with Rebuilding Together

Since 2006, French Gerleman’s St. Louis team has been a part of Rebuilding Together’s annual Rebuilding Day – a day dedicated to helping low-income families in the community. Every year Rebuilding Together chooses households whose members are unable to perform needed home projects themselves due to low income, illness and other factors. Our Project This […]

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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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Happy Holidays! French Gerleman Holiday Schedule

The holidays have arrived, and we hope that you are enjoying a wonderful season with your family, friends and co-workers. We at French Gerleman are grateful for your business and look forward to serving you in the new year, and for many years to come. In celebration of the season, all French Gerleman locations will […]

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French Gerleman Hosts Fundraising Event for the Women’s Electrical Board

Giving back to the local community is an important part of our mission at French Gerleman, with service activities, fundraisers and events ever-present throughout the year. This year, the St. Louis team proudly hosted the Women’s Electrical Board of Missouri and Illinois for a fabulous evening of fundraising to benefit Paraquad, an organization serving individuals […]

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