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Thanksgiving Celebrations Abound at French Gerleman

We have a lot to be thankful for at French Gerleman. This time of year, we like to take some time to reflect on the things and people we are most thankful for, and to celebrate the season. This year, we have much for which to be thankful, including our families, friends, wonderful employees and […]

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St. Louis Business Journal Family Business Award Recap

This past month, we had the honor of attending the St. Louis Business Journal’s Award Dinner for the Family Business Award. This was a wonderful event honoring a few select family owned businesses. Bill French, French Gerleman CEO, accepted the award on behalf of the entire French family.   Here are a few highlights from […]

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French Gerleman Named a St. Louis Business Journal Family Business Award Winner

The St. Louis Business Journal just released their list of Family Business Award winners, and we are excited to announce that French Gerleman has made the list. This is the first year for the award, and we are thrilled to be honored alongside six other local, family owned companies. For nearly 100 years, we have […]

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French Gerleman Gives Back Through Rebuilding Together

If you’ve never heard of Rebuilding Together, it’s a great organization that we’re proud to be a part of at French Gerleman. Rebuilding Together hosts an annual Rebuilding Day – a single day in the spring where volunteers come together to lend a hand to low-income homeowners in the St. Louis area to improve the […]

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French Gerleman Columbia Branch Spotlight- Standing Together to Support our Families

You might not realize how close-knit our locations are as part of the French Gerleman family. Our Columbia, MO, branch is located in a city with attractions such as the University of Missouri and The District with unique restaurants and shops as well as many great annual festivals. The Columbia branch features 17 full time […]

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French Gerleman Named a Top 150 Privately Held Company

We are pleased to announce that French Gerleman has been named a Top 150 Privately Held Company by the St. Louis Business Journal, ranked #115. As a local, family owned and operated company, it’s exciting to see our continued growth over the years. Bill French, our CEO, was interviewed by the St. Louis Business Journal […]

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Meet the Team: Kansas City’s Industrial Automation Specialists

We’d like to introduce you to Joe LaBella and Dominic Dasta, two Automation Specialists at our French Gerleman Kansas City branch. They provide pre-sale assistance as you select and specify the optimum solution for your application, as well as post-sale technical support.  What makes them different than others in the industry? Let us tell you. […]

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French Gerleman Awarded the ElectricSmarts 2015 Distributor Top 10 “Smarty Award”

We are excited to announce that we were recently named a “Smarty Award” winner by ElectricSmarts for 2015. The awards were given to the top 10 distributors ranked by content page views on their network. ElectricSmarts is a network created to provide web-based product marketing and education services. Their mission is to enhance communication and provide additional […]

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Ring in the New Year with French Gerleman

Happy New Year! Have you made your requisite new year’s resolutions (or at least thought about making one)? Perhaps it’s your goal to lose weight, eat healthier, spend more time with family or so on. But how about a New Year’s Resolution for your business? For 2016, let us help you stay more organized and […]

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French Gerleman Spreads Holiday Cheer

In a blink of an eye, here we are at the end of December. At French Gerleman, we wanted to spread some extra cheer this holiday season. Our St. Louis and Columbia branches stepped up this year to help us adopt two families and donate money to a veteran’s organization. Keep reading to learn more […]

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