Recent Blog Posts

Reduce Workplace Hazards Through Design with Panduit’s VeriSafe™ Access Control Kit

The importance of safety is crucial when servicing electrical equipment. To comply with NFPA 70E, workers must test to verify an electrically safe work condition  which is a multi-step, time-consuming process. Panduit launched their new VeriSafe™ Access Control Kit to provide an added layer of protection by preventing enclosure doors from being opened until the […]

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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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Enhance Productivity, Safety & Efficiency with a Lighting Audit from French Gerleman

Today’s successful industrial and commercial businesses strive to innovate, finding new ways to operate efficiently and save money while enhancing worker experience and product quality. One of the areas that’s been proven to make an impact is lighting. Many businesses may be aware of options but unsure of how to implement a solid plan, while […]

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Your Lockout Tagout Program: Why You Can’t Set It & Forget It

Imagine having 400 machines on your shop floor, all with complicated moving parts and pieces. Everything seems to be going well. Your lockout tagout program is in place, probably sitting on a shelf in a beautiful set of binders. Then OSHA walks through the door. Their visit may not have anything to do with your […]

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PPE Covid-19

Workplace PPE Care During COVID-19

When the Presidential Coronavirus task force addressed the nation a few weeks ago, they put out a plea to the construction industry for unused N95 masks to be donated to hospitals. For many Americans, this might have been the first time they realized that the types of masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) being worn […]

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Helpful Resources & Information for COVID-19

Keeping your workforce healthy in today’s environment is a top priority for employers. The news is changing by the minute and new guidelines are being updated each week as the spread of COVID-19 reaches more places and affects more people. It can be overwhelming to stay abreast of the updates as they occur. At French […]

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Working Remotely? Stay Connected & Informed with French Gerleman.

We are all adjusting to a new normal, which includes working remotely and social distancing. But with French Gerleman on your side, you’re still connected to all of the products, support and education you need. At French Gerleman we take pride in our strong relationships with our customers and our commitment to meeting your needs […]

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Sales Counter Procedure Change

Updated Sales Counter Procedures in Response To COVID-19

With recent announcements from state and local officials in the regions we operate, we want to assure you that French Gerleman is committed to safely and responsibly supporting our customers’ ability to provide essential services in our communities. Beginning Monday, March 23, our Sales Counters will begin Will Call pick-up only.  Of course, you may […]

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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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