Recent Blog Posts

Product Spotlight: MC Luminary Cables™ from AFC Cable Systems

This new cable from AFC Cable Systems is built to solve a very specific, and time consuming problem: installation of electronic dimming systems. What’s unique and special with the MC Luminary cables™, is that it contains the lighting and low voltage (dimming) wires in one metal jacket. Therefore, when you install LED lighting, you only […]

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Product Spotlight: Hubbell Metal Raceway

Another exciting product launch from Hubbell Wiring Devices! Hubbell has expanded their line of surface metal raceway.  The HBL 700 series now joins the HBL 500 and HBL 750 series, which are all low profile single service metal raceway products.  Further, along with ivory, white has been added to the offering.  French Gerleman has committed […]

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First Aid Kit Inventory Management – Made Easy!

Replenishing your First Aid Kit Shouldn’t Create a Headache   First aid kits are something that we all have, but don’t necessarily think about very often. At least, we try not to, because that means we haven’t needed to use them! But it’s important to keep your first aid kits up to date and filled. […]

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Reduce Your Carbon Footprint in the New Year

With the start of the New Year, you might be looking into clean, renewable energy, and reducing your company’s carbon footprint. There have been some recent changes that we wanted to bring to your attention. Congress recently announced their plans to extend federal solar and wind energy tax credits in an effort to generate 50% […]

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French Gerleman Awarded the ElectricSmarts 2015 Distributor Top 10 “Smarty Award”

We are excited to announce that we were recently named a “Smarty Award” winner by ElectricSmarts for 2015. The awards were given to the top 10 distributors ranked by content page views on their network. ElectricSmarts is a network created to provide web-based product marketing and education services. Their mission is to enhance communication and provide additional […]

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Ring in the New Year with French Gerleman

Happy New Year! Have you made your requisite new year’s resolutions (or at least thought about making one)? Perhaps it’s your goal to lose weight, eat healthier, spend more time with family or so on. But how about a New Year’s Resolution for your business? For 2016, let us help you stay more organized and […]

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French Gerleman Spreads Holiday Cheer

In a blink of an eye, here we are at the end of December. At French Gerleman, we wanted to spread some extra cheer this holiday season. Our St. Louis and Columbia branches stepped up this year to help us adopt two families and donate money to a veteran’s organization. Keep reading to learn more […]

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Control Panel Space Optimization

On every manufacturing floor, space is at a premium.  Machine designers and builders are continually challenged to reduce the size and footprint of machines to save space. This, in turn, challenges the controls engineer to design and build control panels with smaller footprints or fit more into existing panels, which is a very difficult task. […]

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How to Properly Prepare for a Winter Storm

In the Midwest, when we hear winter storm we panic. We head to the grocery store for bread, milk and eggs, and storm the hardware stores for ice melt and snow shovels. But how should you prepare your business for winter weather? In this blog, we will take a look at ways we can help […]

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Featured Product: Hubbell Circuit-Lock Sloped Top Stainless Steel Disconnects

The new Hubbell Circuit-Lock® Sloped Top Stainless Steel Disconnects are engineered to shed water and debris. They will withstand the harshest environments and frequent wash-downs, as well as outperform wherever sanitary conditions are critical. The nonporous 304 stainless steel enclosures are UL Type 4X, 12 and IP69k and designed to be easily cleaned and stay […]

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