Industrial

cold weather cable

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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industry 4.0

Process Summit Review: Burkert & Industry 4.0

Here at French Gerleman, we host a full complement of educational events to help arm our customers with the latest information they need to make their facilities more efficient, safer, and more profitable. Our recent Process Summit certainly fit that bill and included so much valuable information that we’re presenting a recap in a blog […]

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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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Does Your Facility Meet OSHA Standards for Workplace Emergency Alarm Systems?

Employee safety has evolved and improved over the years.  A century ago there were numerous recorded incidents of workplace injuries and deaths.  Enacted in 1970, the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) defined employers’ responsibility to maintain a safe workplace. Today, one way an employer can improve personnel safety is with employee alarm systems.  These […]

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French Gerleman's Network Technology Summit

Network Technology Summit Review – Laying the Groundwork for Efficient Networks

Did you attend our recent Network Technology Summit? If you didn’t have the opportunity to join us, or if you did and could use a refresher, we’re creating a two-part blog series to recap what we and our manufacturing partners covered!  This comprehensive session reviewed best practices for business systems improvements, equipment upgrades, cost reduction […]

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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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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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SolaHD Power Conditioners

Power Conditioners by SolaHD™

Any facility can experience power quality issues, and when they strike, the result can be loss of equipment, downtime, data corruption and production interruptions. The effects are oftentimes quite costly and may require a great deal of time to rectify. While these situations are inevitable, there is a way to protect your facility and reduce […]

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Dialight’s New Reliant™ LED High Bay

When you’re considering lighting options for your industrial facility, you probably have a checklist of requirements. Is the fixture energy-efficient? Is it easy to install? Will it properly light the space? Is it durable and will it deliver the best value? With this new fixture from Dialight, you may have found the solution to answer […]

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