Recent Blog Posts

Why an Installed Base Evaluation is Important for Your Manufacturing Facility

Change is ever-present in the fast-paced world of a manufacturing environment. At any given time, your facility may be facing the implementation of new and updated equipment, rearrangement of your manufacturing lines, or even employee turnover. In most cases, these types of changes indicate advancement, but they also pose a risk for things in your […]

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nVent Hoffman’s HyShed Creates a New Reality for Total Sanitary Washdown Enclosures

A common balance in food and beverage facilities and other harsh environments revolves around the ability to preserve the integrity of sanitary conditions while protecting valuable control panels and other electronic equipment. After all, the washdown process can involve high pressure, high temperature spray and your enclosures must be up for the challenge in these […]

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More from Rockwell Automation’s 2018 Automation Fair!

We recently featured a variety of new Rockwell Automation products that the French Gerleman team encountered at the 2018 Automation Fair. It was an information-packed, two-day adventure in which we had the opportunity to experience more than 150 exhibits, attend educational seminars, and get a sneak peek at the latest products and technology. We saw […]

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Enhance Safety & Efficiency with Mersen’s Fuse Control™ Program

There are many processes, workflows, and inventory systems that facilities take into consideration when discussing efficiency. Did you know that when it comes to fuses, there is a program that will help you achieve these goals? Fuse Control™ by Mersen was designed to provide you with a powerful and effective way to take control of […]

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How to Select the Correct Tools for Proper Terminations

Properly terminating electrical wires is important to avoid terminal failure and potential electrical fires. ABB Installation Products, formerly known as Thomas & Betts, has been working on improving that process for years, and now are introducing the biggest step forward in compression connections since 1957 when they trademarked “Color-Keyed” connections to reduce installer errors.

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Tackle the Winter Season with SNO-PLOW® Ice Melt

Winter has already descended on the region, with multiple days of snowfall under our belts and much more predicted over the next several months. Whether you love or loathe the cold temperatures and wintry precipitation, it’s something you need to manage. The great news is that French Gerleman now has a hard-working new addition to […]

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Happy Holidays! French Gerleman Holiday Schedule

The holidays have arrived, and we hope that you are enjoying a wonderful season with your family, friends and co-workers. We at French Gerleman are grateful for your business and look forward to serving you in the new year, and for many years to come. In celebration of the season, all French Gerleman locations will […]

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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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