Power Transmission

Carlisle Gold-Ribbon Cog-Belt

Carlisle Gold-Ribbon® Cog-Belts® Increase Energy Efficiency, Power Ratings, and Belt Life

How much are your drive belts costing you in unnecessary energy expenses? That’s probably not a question that keeps you up at night, but maybe it should be. You work hard to get the most from your kilowatt dollars. You’ve invested in premium, energy efficient motors and high efficiency air moving equipment to reduce your […]

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Ecostruxture screenshot from APC/Schneider Electric

Choose the UPS & IT Monitoring System that Works as Hard as You

You’ve come to rely on solutions from APC to provide “Certainty in a Connected World.” You need tools, resources, and partner solutions that ensure your business is able to respond and perform exactly when needed. Now, the certainty and innovation you count on from APC is even stronger with new power and monitoring solutions that […]

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Managing spare parts inventory with a Rockwell Automation parts management agreement

Parts Management Agreements Provide Economical Access to Critical Spares

How much time and money does your organization lose each year waiting for spare parts to arrive? However bad it seems, it’s likely worse. Most companies underestimate their downtime because more than 80%  are unable to correctly calculate downtime costs. What if there was a way to minimize downtime and inventory costs while simplifying your […]

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industrial lubrication storage and organization solutions

Industrial Lubrication Simplified with Lubriplate® & French Gerleman

What is the state of your facility’s lubrication program? For many customers we talk to, it’s not exactly the picture of order and organization they wish it was. Over time, as maintenance staff members come and go, old machines reach end of life, and new machines enter the plant floor, causing disorganization with your lubrication […]

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End-to-End Automation & Power Transmission Solutions

The world of manufacturing today looks a lot different than it did when French Gerleman was founded in 1923. In many ways, so do we. We have grown to provide innovative, end-to-end automation and power transmission solutions for our industrial customers. What are the advantages of working with a single-source provider for your automation and […]

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Minimize PowerFlex Drive Startup Time with Connected Components Workbench from Rockwell Automation

If you have ever had to troubleshoot or commission your plant’s variable frequency drives (VFDs), you’ve likely wrestled with finding the correct parameters to get back up and running. In this blog we will explore how Rockwell Automation’s Connected Components WorkbenchTM is eliminating the hassle and headache commonly associated with drive startup and troubleshooting. What […]

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Gain Confidence in Managing your Inventory of Critical Spare Parts

If you work in manufacturing or on a commercial jobsite, you’ve likely found yourself in the middle of a project when you realized that you don’t have the spare parts on hand to get the job done. You’re stuck. You’re facing costly downtime while you track down and secure what you need. The project is […]

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Motor Repair & Replacement: How Fast Can You Get Back Up & Running?

When a motor goes down in your facility, the clock starts ticking. You’re facing downtime on that machine, and chances are, a costly interruption in your overall production. Do you have a clear process in place to make quick decisions to repair or replace? The faster you can act, the sooner you can get your […]

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Your One-Stop Shop for Power Transmission Products, Service & Repair

You may know us well as the regional source for automation, electrical supplies and more, but did you know that French Gerleman began as a motor rewind shop? It all started in 1914, when French Gerleman founder Albert O. French, Sr. opened a motor repair shop in downtown St. Louis. In 1923, French Gerleman was […]

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Mobile Apps Help You Get the Job Done

The world has changed drastically in the past several years. You can pull up an app to have a driver come pick you up to go somewhere. With a few clicks you can set up a reoccurring order to get groceries delivered to your doorstep every week. Too busy to go to the store before […]

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