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Ergonomic Hand and Power Tools

Ergonomic Hand & Power Tools

It’s important to have ergonomic hand and power tools to help save labor and time on jobs and projects. The CDC defines an ergonomic tool as one “fits the task you are performing, and it fits your hand without causing awkward postures, harmful contact pressures, or other safety and health risks.” Ergonomic Risk Factors There […]

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Jan-San-Flu

Manage Cold & Flu Season with Jan-San Products from French Gerleman

We are in the midst of cold and flu season with several higher risk months still ahead of us. Most common colds, just like the flu, are brought on by a virus and are contagious. Any contagious virus spreads through airborne respiratory droplets such as coughs and sneezes, skin to skin contact like a handshake, […]

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Automation Fair 2019

Rockwell Automation’s Automation Fair Event & Process System Users Group Recap

Every year we look forward to Rockwell Automation’s Automation Fair event, and we recently joined thousands in the windy city of Chicago. As always, the Fair featured sneak peeks at all of the new automation technologies from our partners at Rockwell Automation. Automation Fair 2019 broke the record as the largest to date! But it […]

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Benefits of Our Stock Optimization Program

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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vfd preventative maintenance

VFD Preventive Maintenance – Why It Matters

Most people know the rules of thumb when it comes to preventive maintenance. In personal life, it might be changing a car’s oil every few thousand miles. In the workplace, it includes inspecting variable frequency drives (VFD) annually. But why is VFD preventive maintenance so important rather than just performing maintenance on an as-needed basis? […]

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Process Summit Review: Rockwell Automation & The Connected Enterprise

Our manufacturer partners joined us at our recent Process Summit to share their expertise. In our last blog, we highlighted Burkert’s take on the latest standard in Industry 4.0 and how it may apply to your workplace.  Today’s blog features a high-level overview of Rockwell Automation’s presentation on modernizing your workplace with The Connected Enterprise, […]

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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'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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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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