French Gerleman and IAC Solutions Merge

French Gerleman Merges with IAC Supply Solutions to Create Regional Electrical Distribution Powerhouse

Since 1923, French Gerleman has maintained a reputation for innovation, service excellence, and commitment to employees and community. As a fifth-generation family-owned business, we’ve seen a lot of changes over the years and have helped our customers through many transitions as they’ve navigated advancements in technology, communications, and general market trends. Today, we’re excited to […]

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Automation Fair at Home

The Most Popular Sessions at Automation Fair® At Home 2020

Last month we wrote a blog post detailing our team’s picks for the best and most informative Product & Technology sessions at the 2020 virtual Automation Fair® At Home event, hosted by Rockwell Automation. There was no shortage of topics covered at this digital event, so today we’re going to help you prioritize by sharing […]

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French Gerleman - What’s Next for Your Digital Transformation Journey?

Network Technology Summit Review, Part 2 – What’s Next for The Connected Enterprise

The Connected Enterprise, also known as digital transformation, is becoming an essential part of any business, offering minimized downtime, increased security, and better profitability. At our Network Technology Summit, our manufacturer partners reviewed new solutions to help upgrade your current practices. In the first part of our event recap, we covered the best services and […]

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Rockwell Automation's Automation Fair Event

Save the Date for Automation Fair 2019 in Chicago

Hosted by Rockwell Automation, Automation Fair 2019 is the premier industrial automation event offering unmeasurable knowledge and skill-building opportunities over the course of two days. This year’s event boasts more than 150 exhibits and 400+ hours of education opportunities. Attend to experience innovative technologies and trends, accelerate your expertise and skill set and transform your […]

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More from Rockwell Automation’s 2018 Automation Fair!

We recently featured a variety of new Rockwell Automation products that the French Gerleman team encountered at the 2018 Automation Fair. It was an information-packed, two-day adventure in which we had the opportunity to experience more than 150 exhibits, attend educational seminars, and get a sneak peek at the latest products and technology. We saw […]

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Rockwell Automation’s 2018 Automation Fair Event Highlights

In mid-November, the French Gerleman team traveled to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, for a two-day sneak peek at all of the new automation technologies from our friends at Rockwell Automation. During this year’s Automation Fair, we had the opportunity to experience more than 150 exhibits featuring amazing products that are leading the industry […]

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Travel with Us to Automation Fair

How can the latest automation technologies can have a direct impact on your business?  Each November, Rockwell Automation hosts its annual Automation Fair® offering access to industry forums, technical sessions, hands-on labs and exhibits. Make plans today to attend Automation Fair this November 14-15 in Philadelphia to learn more about innovative strategies to help you […]

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Siemens Totally Integrated Automation Makes Digitalization a Reality

A radical transformation in manufacturing is beginning.  It goes by a variety of names inlcuding smart manufacturing, Industry 4.0, IoT and digital transformation. Production digitalization is changing our world.  These methods are being used by more manufacturing companies to ensure their long-term competitiveness, reduce their time-to-market, optimize workflow and improve product quality.   Siemens Totally […]

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French Gerleman’s 2018 Product and Technology Expo Recap

Thanks to everyone who came out to the St. Charles Convention Center for our Product and Technology Expo last week! We were excited to see lots of familiar faces, as well as some new ones! All in all, we had more than 400 people attend. We also had 91 exhibit booths representing 77 different companies […]

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Register for French Gerleman’s Product and Technology Expo

It’s almost here! Our Product and Technology Expo is just around the corner, so if you haven’t registered yet, now is your chance! Time is running out to pre-register, so go to to register, see the full schedule of training sessions, get directions and more. You can also register for live text updates the […]

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