Recent Blog Posts

French Gerleman Supports VMI for Major St. Louis Chemical Manufacturer

Many large manufacturers face challenges when it comes to their inventory. There are many people and departments who need (and are seeking out) a variety of parts and pieces to do their jobs, and typically, multiple physical locations involved. Without a defined and managed system in place, many man hours can be spent looking for […]

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Rockwell Automation’s 2018 Automation Fair Event Highlights

In mid-November, the French Gerleman team traveled to Philadelphia, the City of Brotherly Love, for a two-day sneak peek at all of the new automation technologies from our friends at Rockwell Automation. During this year’s Automation Fair, we had the opportunity to experience more than 150 exhibits featuring amazing products that are leading the industry […]

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French Gerleman Hosts Fundraising Event for the Women’s Electrical Board

Giving back to the local community is an important part of our mission at French Gerleman, with service activities, fundraisers and events ever-present throughout the year. This year, the St. Louis team proudly hosted the Women’s Electrical Board of Missouri and Illinois for a fabulous evening of fundraising to benefit Paraquad, an organization serving individuals […]

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Thomas & Betts is Now ABB Installation Products

We are dedicated to supplying the industry’s best products from manufacturers who share our commitment to quality and service. For many years, French Gerleman has been proud to partner with Thomas & Betts for a variety of components for your electrical needs, including conduit, connectors, covers, terminals, and many other similar products. Today, the firm […]

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The 2018 Tariffs & the Impact on Your Business

For the last several months, talk of tariffs has been ever-present in the news, and perhaps even in your business. In simple terms, a tariff is an additional fee imposed on goods which are imported into the United States. Earlier this year, tariffs were put in place for a variety of raw materials and finished […]

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Rockwell Automation Wins Gray Market Import Case

Sourcing products from unauthorized channels brings risks.  See Rockwell Automation’s press release for more information on a recent case and why it is important to buy new, warranted products from authorized distributors.  If you have any questions, please contact your French Gerleman account manager. French Gerleman is authorized to distribute Allen-Bradley, Rockwell Software and Rockwell […]

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Product Spotlight: LUTZE SUPERFLEX® Cables

LUTZE Inc. is a manufacturer of wire and cable for industrial automation. As one of the first suppliers of continuous flexing cables worldwide, they continue to lead the industry with their LUTZE SUPERFLEX® cables. These cables set industry standards for reliability, durability and flexibility and set the bar in longevity for use in continuous motion […]

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Keeping Your Hands Safe on the Job

A safety glove’s design can help prevent hazards including cuts, chemical burns, abrasion, crushing or contact with bio-hazards.  No matter what kind of work you do, you must be equipped with the appropriate tools to help you efficiently and safely perform your job. Safety Gloves Can Protect You from Hazards Safety gloves can protect you […]

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Gain Efficiencies & Trim Costs with Mobile Inventory Management

Organization is very important on job sites. Convenient access to materials allows your electricians to stay on task and make better use of their time. Good inventory management can help your business run smoothly, both at your main location and at job sites. Here at French Gerleman, we provide a variety options to manage mobile […]

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Dialight Vigilant LED High Bay

Product Spotlight: Dialight’s Vigilant LED High Bays

There’s a reason Dialight high bays are the world’s most widely-installed LED high bay. Dialight’s Vigilant LED High Bays are ultra-high-efficiency, corrosion resistant, and ideal for the toughest environments. LEDs are known for their efficiency, but not all are resilient enough for heavy industry. The Vigilant LED High Bay is incredibly durable, and ideal for […]

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