Industrial

Safely Address Flood Damage at Your Facility

Flooding has swept over much of the Midwest over the past weeks and months, with river levels reaching near-record highs in many areas. Countless homeowners and businesses find themselves under water, anxiously waiting for the day the rivers settle back into their beds. Once this happens, it will be cleanup time. When it comes to […]

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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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The Importance of a Solid Lockout Tagout Program

Electricity powers almost everything around us. While it’s capable of incredible benefits, electricity is also capable of causing great harm.  Over the years, various safety standards have been developed to help protect workers from the risks of working with electrical equipment. Controlling hazardous elements is essential to workplace safety, and one of OSHA’s focuses. The […]

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Quick, Local Access to Enclosure and Thermal Management Solutions Now Available with HOFFMAN on Demand

Introducing HOFFMAN on Demand nVent HOFFMAN on Demand is a new quick ship program offering quick access to industry-leading enclosure and thermal management solutions. As an authorized HOFFMAN on Demand distributor, French Gerleman is committed to providing you swift access to ready-to-ship stock to help you meet your business needs. Our stock is based on […]

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French Gerleman Partners with Burkert to Expand Manufacturing Automation Capabilities

Automation comes in many forms, serving a variety of manufacturing needs as well as the specific requirements of each plant and the finished goods they produce. For several decades, French Gerleman has been instrumental in providing the highest level of technology from industry leaders in the automation space. Today, those capabilities have expanded further into […]

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nVent Hoffman’s HyShed Creates a New Reality for Total Sanitary Washdown Enclosures

A common balance in food and beverage facilities and other harsh environments revolves around the ability to preserve the integrity of sanitary conditions while protecting valuable control panels and other electronic equipment. After all, the washdown process can involve high pressure, high temperature spray and your enclosures must be up for the challenge in these […]

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Enhance Safety & Efficiency with Mersen’s Fuse Control™ Program

There are many processes, workflows, and inventory systems that facilities take into consideration when discussing efficiency. Did you know that when it comes to fuses, there is a program that will help you achieve these goals? Fuse Control™ by Mersen was designed to provide you with a powerful and effective way to take control of […]

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How to Select the Correct Tools for Proper Terminations

Properly terminating electrical wires is important to avoid terminal failure and potential electrical fires. ABB Installation Products, formerly known as Thomas & Betts, has been working on improving that process for years, and now are introducing the biggest step forward in compression connections since 1957 when they trademarked “Color-Keyed” connections to reduce installer errors.

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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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Product Spotlight: LUTZE SUPERFLEX® Cables

LUTZE Inc. is a manufacturer of wire and cable for industrial automation. As one of the first suppliers of continuous flexing cables worldwide, they continue to lead the industry with their LUTZE SUPERFLEX® cables. These cables set industry standards for reliability, durability and flexibility and set the bar in longevity for use in continuous motion […]

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