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Getting – and Keeping – Kids Interested in STEM

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education is the key to manufacturing innovation. We’re in the business of innovation, so it’s important to us to see more kids going into the STEM fields. A recent study done by Georgetown University found that America isn’t producing enough students trained in the STEM fields to fill jobs […]

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French Gerleman Debuts New Wire Cutting Layout

With the recent increase in popularity of colored wire, French Gerleman’s wire inventory investment has more than tripled.  Because of the added SKUs, we realized we were quickly outgrowing the original layout of our Wire Cutting Department in our Corporate Headquarters and Regional Distribution Facility in St. Louis. We’re excited to announce and debut the […]

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The Five Divisions of French Gerleman

At French Gerleman, we offer a wide range of innovative products and supply chain solutions. Our product depth can seem overwhelming.  To make it easier to understand, we have broken it down into the five divisions of French Gerleman. For your convenience, we are five distributors in one! To give you a little history on […]

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French Gerleman’s Kansas City Branch Celebrates 20 Years with a Holiday Open House

French Gerleman, an independent distributor of electrical, automation, datacom, power transmission and safety products, is pleased to announce the 20th anniversary of their Kansas City branch. This has been a big year for the Kansas City location as they recently hired a new vice president, the first VP outside of the St. Louis headquarters. Craig […]

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French Gerleman Donates to Sweet Celebrations

French Gerleman’s St. Louis team collected and donated 13 boxes of items to Sweet Celebrations, a volunteer organization that provides birthday parties to homeless children in the St. Louis area. The birthday parties include cake, ice cream, gifts, party games and goody bags. The employees of French Gerleman collected a variety of items needed to […]

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French Gerleman Hires Nolan as VP of Market Development

French Gerleman announces it has hired Sean Nolan as vice president of market development. He will lead French Gerleman’s national account business and expanded offering of products and services. Nolan comes to French Gerleman with extensive supply chain and product sales experience. Prior to French Gerleman, Nolan was with Grainger for 14 years serving as […]

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French Gerleman Celebrates 90 Years of Service

June 2013: St. Louis, MO – French Gerleman, an independent distributor of electrical, automation, datacom, power transmission and safety products, is celebrating 90 years in business, signifying a momentous milestone for the St. Louis-based firm. As a fifth generation, family owned business, French Gerleman has remained at the forefront of progress, creating new opportunities and […]

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