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French Gerleman's Ongoing Response to COVID-19

Our Ongoing Response to COVID-19

French Gerleman’s management team continues to monitor the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and CDC recommendations.  We are in contact with key suppliers to address potential disruptions in availability.  Of course, the likelihood varies by manufacturer and country of origin, but at this point, there are still few predicting significant challenges.  Such statements are accessible by your […]

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Mobile App Feature: My Product Groups

French Gerleman’s mobile app focuses on providing speed, convenience and mobility. The app has many features that personalize your experience so you can quickly find the product you are seeking. If you consistently order the same products from French Gerleman, you can group them together to make them easier to locate and reorder in the […]

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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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Message Regarding COVID-19

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Message

French Gerleman’s employees are routinely asked what our planned response is to the COVID-19 threat.  We recognize that you, like us, have businesses to continue operating – businesses that rely on our local inventory and technical support.  For that reason, we have no plans to discontinue or otherwise interrupt operations. I’m pleased to report that […]

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Buy Online from French Gerleman

Increase Your Purchasing Efficiency with French Gerleman’s Procurement PunchOut

French Gerleman offers PunchOut enabled catalogs. What is a PunchOut? In simple terms, it automates ordering directly from an internal procurement system while delivering a modern shopping experience.  PunchOut allows customers to find and select products while its connection fills in the information necessary to create a purchase order. It links the buyer’s procurement system […]

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Product Recognition App

Quick Fuse Identification with the Mersen Product Recognition App

When you’re on a jobsite, being able to access the information you need quickly and easily can keep a project running smoothly. With all the technology we have readily on hand, it’s becoming increasingly simple to do, and French Gerleman is on the forefront of helping you leverage mobile apps to streamline your jobsite operations. […]

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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 every facility has, but we don’t necessarily think about them 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. In an […]

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Tim Struyk, your French Gerleman Partner

Above and Beyond: What Partnership Means at French Gerleman

Partnership is a word many companies use, but what does partnership really mean? How does it play out in real-world situations?  French Gerleman believes partnership means going above and beyond to meet customers’ needs. Our team puts this philosophy into action each day. The following story is just one example of how this is present […]

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Review Active Quotes Online with eQuote

Make your online ordering process even more convenient with eQuote! We’ve had many requests from customers to help streamline the ordering process with an eQuote functionality. At French Gerleman, it is our goal to offer easy and efficient ordering options for our customers and are proud to offer eQuote. Customers with who have registered for […]

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Convenient Electronic & Online Options for Your Business from French Gerleman

Looking for ways to save time, money and ultimately, make your life, and job easier? You have enough on your plate, and we want to help streamline the process and make the experience working with French Gerleman as simple and convenient as possible. That is why we offer a wide array of electronic and online […]

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