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Industrial Network Design: Best Practices for Today’s Needs and 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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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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Rockwell Automation's Automation Fair Event

Save the Date for Automation Fair 2019 in Chicago

Hosted by Rockwell Automation, Automation Fair 2019 is the premier industrial automation event offering unmeasurable knowledge and skill-building opportunities over the course of two days. This year’s event boasts more than 150 exhibits and 400+ hours of education opportunities. Attend to experience innovative technologies and trends, accelerate your expertise and skill set and transform your […]

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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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Gain a Competitive Advantage with Rockwell Automation Training Offered at French Gerleman

Effective employees are critical to a company’s success, ensuring that operations run smoothly and vital tasks are performed flawlessly. Required skills and knowledge must adapt to the pace of technology. New skills are required to support the growing Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in manufacturing facilities throughout the world. The need for continuing education increases […]

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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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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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