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Automation Fair at Home

The Most Popular Sessions at Automation Fair® At Home 2020

Last month we wrote a blog post detailing our team’s picks for the best and most informative Product & Technology sessions at the 2020 virtual Automation Fair® At Home event, hosted by Rockwell Automation. There was no shortage of topics covered at this digital event, so today we’re going to help you prioritize by sharing […]

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Rockwell Automation’s Automation Fair® At Home Event: Product & Technology Session Highlights

In a year when we’ve adapted to new ways of doing things, Rockwell Automation’s annual Automation Fair event followed suit. This year’s event, billed as Automation Fair At Home, was an entirely digital five-day experience with over 39,000 participants worldwide. Originally planned as a live event in Anaheim, California, Rockwell successfully pivoted for 2020 due […]

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Rockwell Automation to Host Automation Fair At Home in November

Rockwell Automation announced that their largest annual event, Automation Fair®, is going virtual in 2020. Automation Fair At Home will feature the newest solutions and innovations and give attendees the opportunity to interact with tech experts and executives. Online attendees will have the opportunity to participate in engaging hands-on labs, training sessions, industry-focused forums, and […]

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Minimize PowerFlex Drive Startup Time with Connected Components Workbench from Rockwell Automation

If you have ever had to troubleshoot or commission your plant’s variable frequency drives (VFDs), you’ve likely wrestled with finding the correct parameters to get back up and running. In this blog we will explore how Rockwell Automation’s Connected Components WorkbenchTM is eliminating the hassle and headache commonly associated with drive startup and troubleshooting. What […]

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Build an Organized, Secure Plant Network with Network Segmentation

On a recent blog, we discussed best practices for industrial network design, reviewing the structure and benefits of Converged Plantwide Ethernet (CPwE) network design for combining information technology with operational technology in a secure and organized manner. A primary method for organizing a plant network lies in proper network segmentation. At French Gerleman we understand […]

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Industrial Network Design: Best Practices for Today’s Needs & Tomorrow’s Growth

Today’s modern industrial facility is only as productive and profitable as its network allows. The more failsafe a network, the less worry of loss of connectivity and production downtime. While most understand the importance of their networks and smart manufacturing, many facilities find that their networks aren’t ideally structured for efficiency or sustainability. Many networks […]

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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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French Gerleman Receives Two Prestigious Industry Awards

French Gerleman has recently been honored with two prestigious industry awards: The Bradley Cup and the MOSEIA Partner of the Year Award. These awards recognize French Gerleman as a leader in the industry, and reflect French Gerleman’s commitment to excellence in all areas of the company. We are honored to achieve these milestones, and grateful […]

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VFD Preventive Maintenance – Why It Matters

Most people know the rules of thumb when it comes to preventive maintenance. In personal life, it might be changing a car’s oil every few thousand miles. In the workplace, it includes inspecting variable frequency drives (VFD) annually. But why is VFD preventive maintenance so important rather than just performing maintenance on an as-needed basis? […]

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French Gerleman - What’s Next for Your Digital Transformation Journey?

Network Technology Summit Review, Part 2 – What’s Next for The Connected Enterprise

The Connected Enterprise, also known as digital transformation, is becoming an essential part of any business, offering minimized downtime, increased security, and better profitability. At our Network Technology Summit, our manufacturer partners reviewed new solutions to help upgrade your current practices. In the first part of our event recap, we covered the best services and […]

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