Construction

The French Gerleman Stock Optimization Program – SOP

One of the best ways to reduce business costs is to properly manage your inventory.  Keeping your bins adequately stocked – but not overstocked – ensures you have product you need to maintain your operations and reduces your expense of carrying too much inventory. French Gerleman’s Stock Optimization Program (SOP) will bring these savings, and […]

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Don’t Get Caught in the Cold Without Winter Work Gloves

When it gets cold, many from the Midwest think they can just “tough it out.” Even if workers are wearing the proper winter clothing, bulky winter work gloves can get in the way, and may get taken off anyway. Hands are the first and most vulnerable place people experience the cold weather, and the workers […]

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Save Time with the Hubbell inREACH Cord Reel Series

What if you could take a three-person task and complete it with only one person? We know how important it is to save time and labor on job these days, so imagine what a difference this could make. Hubbell Wiring Device-Kellems has made it happen with the release of their new inREACH industrial cord reel […]

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How To: Installing Wire & Cable in Cold Weather

We’re entering the coldest months of the year, which can impact the products on job sites, including wire and cable. But when the temperatures drop, your need to install and maintain these products continues! That’s why it’s important to handle these products cautiously in cold weather to prevent damage. What counts as cold weather? Cold […]

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The Evolution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the invention of one of the most recognizable and important pieces of personal protective equipment.  The invention of the hard hat is credited to Edward W. Bullard who developed it in 1919 based on “doughboy” helmets worn by troops during World War I. Worker safety equipment has come […]

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ABB’s New AMC Series Metal Clad Cable Fittings

ABB’s New AMC Series Metal Clad Cable Fittings

Our ever-expanding stock at French Gerleman has just grown with the introduction of a new series of products from ABB Installation Products. Formerly Thomas & Betts, ABB has just come out with a new line of AMC Series Metal Clad Cable Fittings. These fittings are great options for parking garage projects, oil and gas, chemical, […]

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Mobile Apps Help You Get the Job Done

The world has changed drastically in the past several years. You can pull up an app to have a driver come pick you up to go somewhere. With a few clicks you can set up a reoccurring order to get groceries delivered to your doorstep every week. Too busy to go to the store before […]

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French Gerleman’s Wire Inventory Now Features XHHW-2 High Speed Aluminum Wire

Colored wire has become increasingly popular over time, as it allows for easy identification when installing or performing maintenance. Our goal is to help make your jobs easier and keep up with demand for more colors. We are excited to introduce XHHW-2 High Speed Aluminum Wire to our inventory, which we are now stocking in […]

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Fall Protection: Leading Edge Hazards

Imagine this: one of your workers is working on a high platform. They are well-trained and equipped with fall-protection, and you’re confident in the precautions taken for their safety. Then the worst happens: they fall. Their fall protection should go into action, stopping their fall, but the lanyard holding them up hits the edge they […]

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Innovative Solutions to Save Time on Your Jobsite

It is no secret that electrical contractors are being squeezed for time like never before. Today, electricians are working tirelessly to meet their deadlines with an ever-shrinking number of workers available to do the job. While we are a supplier, at French Gerleman, we consider ourselves partners who are working hand-in-hand with our customers to […]

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