Process Control Solutions

Industrial Network Design: Best Practices for Today’s Needs & Tomorrow’s Growth

Today’s modern industrial facility is only as productive and profitable as its network allows. The more failsafe a network, the less worry of loss of connectivity and production downtime. While most understand the importance of their networks and smart manufacturing, many facilities find that their networks aren’t ideally structured for efficiency or sustainability. Many networks […]

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Use Thermography to Stay Ahead of the Maintenance Curve in Your Facility

Thermography and thermal imagery have been used for detection purposes since the 1950s. It has a wide variety of capabilities in facility management. At French Gerleman, our certified technicians are trained to utilize thermography to detect abnormalities in equipment temperature that could adversely affect facility operations. What Is Thermography? Infrared thermographic assessments use heat pattern […]

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Meet FDA & UL Requirements with New LUTZE SILFLEX® FBP Cables

Safe and sanitary conditions are essential when it comes to the food and beverage industry. Manufacturing and processing facilities must meet both UL and FDA compliance requirements, which can often be at odds. The FDA requires that all equipment and machines meet the standards of 21 CFR which calls for components such as cables to […]

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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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Stratus | Industrial IT for the Connected Enterprise

As discussed throughout many of our partner presentations at the Process Summit, it’s become more important now than ever to find IT solutions for the OT world.  Stratus is an Edge Computing company that focuses on avoiding failure rather than just recovering from it. All of Stratus’s fault-tolerant servers require no IT skills, have no […]

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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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Save Time with the New Cablefix® X Cable Entry System by LUTZE

Industrial facilities must continuously identify products and processes to enhance operational efficiencies. That’s why French Gerleman works closely with our manufacturer partners to identify products to help streamline projects. One example is the installation of cable into panels or enclosures. It’s a basic process, but it can be very time-consuming for workers in your facility […]

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Announcing myRockwellAutomation Enhancements

French Gerleman’s partner, Rockwell Automation*, is expanding their online offering within myRockwellAutomation! Their latest release went live July 1 and included updates to improve user experience. What is myRockwellAutomation? The myRockwellAutomation platform offers users a personalized digital experience. Users can personalize their account to find the information they need faster, bringing tools and information into […]

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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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