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Scale Your Maintenance Program with Fiix CMMS from Rockwell Automation

As processes and machinery have become more complex, the challenges of supervising a facility, fleet, or manufacturing operation have grown increasingly difficult. Lack of maintenance and poor asset control lead to untold expenses for companies who can’t keep up with the tasks. Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) have made a major difference in helping companies […]

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Solar light fixture pole-mounted to illuminate a downtown scene

Modern Solar Lighting Fixtures Use New Technology to Deliver Affordability & Reliability in One Solution

Not long ago, you had two options when considering solar lighting solutions for your project. On one end of the spectrum was cheap, low quality lighting solutions that offered no warranty and were not suitable for professional use. On the other end were bulky, multi-component solutions that were expensive and very labor-intensive to install. French […]

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Man working in hot conditions wiping brow to cool himself

Preventing Sickness & Injury from Occupational Heat Stress

Each year, on the last Friday in May, OSHA recognizes National Heat Stress Awareness Day. While May temperatures tend to be considerably fairer than those we see in August, there’s a reason OSHA designates a day in early summer to this critical topic. 50% to 70% of outdoor fatalities related to heat exposure each year […]

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Secure Your Industrial Visualization Applications with Rockwell Automation’s VersaView® 6300 Products

In May 2020, Rockwell Automation acquired Italy-based ASEM S.p.A., an internationally renowned provider of automation technologies. This acquisition helped the company instantly and considerably expand upon its ability to develop industrial PCs, Thin Clients and secure Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) remote access solutions.  With their new in-house capabilities, the company soon announced the launch […]

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Eaton B-Line Engineering Services

B-Line Series Engineering Service Group Helps Contractors Lower Cost & Risks While Maximizing ROI

Part of what’s made French Gerleman such a reliable and trusted distributor throughout the Midwest over the course of the past century years is that we’re meticulous in reviewing and choosing the partners we work with to serve our customers. One of the partners that delivers on the promise of quality for our customers is […]

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Dialight LED light fixture

How to Improve Safety Through Industrial Lighting Design

From the PPE your team wears to the lubricant that keeps your machines humming, there’s not a detail of your industrial operation that doesn’t account for the safety and wellbeing of your team. But depending on the type of lighting in your facility, you may be creating a less safe workspace than you think. LED […]

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SIMpull flange from Southwire

Increase Safety & Productivity with Southwire’s SIMpull® Cable Pulling Innovations

Electricians are hired for their expertise in installation. Yet only about one-third of the time spent on a traditional electrical installation jobsite is spent installing product. In fact, according to Southwire, as much as 40% of the time on the job is spent handling materials and getting things in place to do the work. Southwire’s […]

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Industrial engineer using Rockwell Automation PlantPAx 5.0

Improve Process Control Decision Making with PlantPAx 5.0 from Rockwell Automation

Last fall, Rockwell Automation released the PlantPAx 5.0 distributed control system (DCS) to help industrial producers make better and faster process control decisions. The new system is designed to be an integral part of your organization’s digital transformation strategy, helping you be more profitable and productive, while reducing operational risk. Producers in all industrial settings […]

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SolaHD Introduces Pair of Products to Open Up Space in Automation Control Panels

Whether you’re a design engineer laying out a new control panel for a customer, or you’re managing your company’s control panel on the shop floor, space is likely the one thing you wish you had more of. With an ever-growing number of components and technologies available to enable automated manufacturing, space is at a premium […]

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Belden awards French Gerleman with We Invest in Talent Award

French Gerleman Named One of Six 2020 Belden Value Award Recipients in the Americas Region

French Gerleman was honored this week to be named a recipient of a 2020 Value Award from Belden, a global leader in end-to-end networking, connectivity, and security solutions across industrial and enterprise markets. French Gerleman is one of just six recipients of the 2020 Belden Value Awards in the Americas region (North America, Latin America, […]

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