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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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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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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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Community Involvement: Rebuilding Together

French Gerleman has partnered with Rebuilding Together for the past 13 years for their Rebuilding Day. Rebuilding Together is a nationwide volunteer organization with a St. Louis chapter, and the day is dedicated to rebuilding or fixing houses to improve the well-being of the homeowners. Rebuilding Together has a great vetting process for homeowners, so […]

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A Fresh Look at Distribution Waste

Waste production is a vast issue across all industries worldwide. Hundreds of millions of tons of waste are sent to landfills nationwide from businesses alone every year. By taking a fresh look at waste, businesses can lessen their environmental impact. Recently, French Gerleman has taken a new approach when it comes to waste, focusing on […]

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Rebuilding Together Day, Year 12: Bringing the Community Together

At French Gerleman, we enjoy giving back to the communities we serve. In St. Louis, we are passionate about Rebuilding Together and are proud that so many employees and vendors were willing to donate their time, money and products to help others in the community. This was our 12th year participating in Rebuilding Together Day, […]

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