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SolaHD Power Conditioners

Power Conditioners by SolaHD™

Any facility can experience power quality issues, and when they strike, the result can be loss of equipment, downtime, data corruption and production interruptions. The effects are oftentimes quite costly and may require a great deal of time to rectify. While these situations are inevitable, there is a way to protect your facility and reduce […]

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Dialight’s New Reliant™ LED High Bay

When you’re considering lighting options for your industrial facility, you probably have a checklist of requirements. Is the fixture energy-efficient? Is it easy to install? Will it properly light the space? Is it durable and will it deliver the best value? With this new fixture from Dialight, you may have found the solution to answer […]

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St. Louis Small Business Monthly Honors French Gerleman with 2019 Family Business Award

Each year, St. Louis Small Business Monthly recognizes an elite group of family owned businesses for their longevity and commitment to making the St. Louis region a better place. French Gerleman was recently named among this group, receiving the publication’s Family Business Award for 2019. In his remarks, Publisher Ron Ameln noted that fewer than […]

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Mobile Apps Help You Get the Job Done

The world has changed drastically in the past several years. You can pull up an app to have a driver come pick you up to go somewhere. With a few clicks you can set up a reoccurring order to get groceries delivered to your doorstep every week. Too busy to go to the store before […]

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Save Time with the New Cablefix® X Cable Entry System by LUTZE

Industrial facilities must continuously identify products and processes to enhance operational efficiencies. That’s why French Gerleman works closely with our manufacturer partners to identify products to help streamline projects. One example is the installation of cable into panels or enclosures. It’s a basic process, but it can be very time-consuming for workers in your facility […]

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Announcing myRockwellAutomation Enhancements

French Gerleman’s partner, Rockwell Automation*, is expanding their online offering within myRockwellAutomation! Their latest release went live July 1 and included updates to improve user experience. What is myRockwellAutomation? The myRockwellAutomation platform offers users a personalized digital experience. Users can personalize their account to find the information they need faster, bringing tools and information into […]

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Panduit’s New Circular Data Access Port Can Save You Up to 50% in Labor Time

Panduit has launched a new Circular Data Access Port. The programming port is mounted permanently to let users safely manage and reprogram internal controllers for various industrial networks that the data access port can be connected to. This means the panels do not have to be opened for regular maintenance, substantially decreasing a worker’s chance […]

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French Gerleman’s Wire Inventory Now Features XHHW-2 High Speed Aluminum Wire

Colored wire has become increasingly popular over time, as it allows for easy identification when installing or performing maintenance. Our goal is to help make your jobs easier and keep up with demand for more colors. We are excited to introduce XHHW-2 High Speed Aluminum Wire to our inventory, which we are now stocking in […]

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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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First Aid & Jan-San Products Now Included in Our Stock Optimization Program

While every facility is unique, there is specific inventory most businesses need to keep running. In addition to MRO supplies, French Gerleman’s Stock Optimization Program can help you maintain proper first aid and janitorial/sanitation product stock.  We’ll help you reduce stock-outs to improve productivity, but we won’t overwhelm you with too much stock and stress […]

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