Rockwell Automation

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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Maximize Your Technology Investment with a Rockwell Automation Integrated Service Agreement

As a Rockwell Automation Authorized Service Provider, French Gerleman is the go-to resource for connecting clients with products and support from one of the world-renowned leaders in automation. If your organization is invested in Rockwell Automation technology and doesn’t have an Integrated Service Agreement (ISA), you could be leaving valuable time and money on the […]

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Automation Fair at Home

The Most Popular Sessions at Automation Fair® At Home 2020

Last month we wrote a blog post detailing our team’s picks for the best and most informative Product & Technology sessions at the 2020 virtual Automation Fair® At Home event, hosted by Rockwell Automation. There was no shortage of topics covered at this digital event, so today we’re going to help you prioritize by sharing […]

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Automation Fair at Home from Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation’s Automation Fair® At Home Event: Product & Technology Session Highlights

In a year when we’ve adapted to new ways of doing things, Rockwell Automation’s annual Automation Fair event followed suit. This year’s event, billed as Automation Fair At Home, was an entirely digital five-day experience with over 39,000 participants worldwide. Originally planned as a live event in Anaheim, California, Rockwell successfully pivoted for 2020 due […]

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Rockwell Automation to Host Automation Fair At Home in November

Rockwell Automation announced that their largest annual event, Automation Fair®, is going virtual in 2020. Automation Fair At Home will feature the newest solutions and innovations and give attendees the opportunity to interact with tech experts and executives. Online attendees will have the opportunity to participate in engaging hands-on labs, training sessions, industry-focused forums, and […]

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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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See Real Time Rockwell Automation Inventory on frenchgerleman.com

At French Gerleman, we strive to listen to your needs and stay in front of evolving industry trends. Customers have requested better access to real-time inventory availability, and it’s a trend we expect to grow. We’ve enhanced the French Gerleman website to show product availability at Rockwell Automation’s distribution center in addition to our local […]

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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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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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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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