WFT 13 R CNC all decked out in its new fall fashion

October 19, 2017  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_WFT 13 R CNC_table type horizontal boring mill 130 mm spindle diameter with 700 mm ram stroke

Known as one of the most powerful and precise table-type horizontal boring mills on the market and loved by manufacturers across the world for its outstanding performance and reliability, FERMAT’s WFT 13 R CNC guarantees excellent machining of large or heavy workpieces weighing up to 20 metric tons.  With its… Read more »

A look back, FERMAT’s act of charity for the children’s home Dagmar

October 5, 2017  
FERMAT charity drive_cleaning supplies and toiletries for children of Detsky domov Dagmar_Brno_Czechia

In the fiercely competitive world of modern industry, sometimes it’s easy to forget the true definition of success lies not only in excellence in manufacturing, service and sales, but also in the benefits a company provides its community.  With the heart of FERMAT’s manufacturing and assembly halls in Brno, it’s… Read more »

EMO 2017 in Hannover, Germany; a great opportunity and wonderful success

September 27, 2017  
FERMAT Machinery Machine Tool Manufacturer booth at EMO 2017 with table type horizontal boring mills_milling_machining_Hannover_Germany

With EMO 2017 behind us and most of FERMAT’s sales team home (a few carried on with additional business trips), it’s time to unpack suitcases and go through pictures and business cards. The Hannover Fairgrounds is an astoundingly large venue with perfect facilities to cater to this premier European metalworking… Read more »

Sam Sikandar, International Trade Officer & Corporate Legal Adviser for LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company

September 19, 2017  
Sam Sikandar LUCAS a FERMAT Group company machine tool manufacturer

Mr. Sam Sikandar, International Trade Officer and Corporate Legal Adviser for LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company, joined the firm in the spring of 2017.  His responsibility of growing LUCAS’s dealership network has taken off recently with forging new strategic partnerships, securing a transaction in the Americas for the oil and… Read more »

Head to Hannover, Germany, 18-23 September 2017, and see FERMAT’s outstanding exhibit in Hall 13, stand C01, at EMO

September 12, 2017  

EMO is one of the premier European metalworking trade shows.  It’s held on every odd-numbered year (e.g., 2017) with an interesting tripart cycle: 2 shows back-to-back at the Hannover Fairground in Hannover, Germany, and 1 show at the Fiera Milano exhibition center in Milan, Italy.  The acronym comes from Exposition… Read more »

Kids’ Day at FERMAT

September 6, 2017  
Face painting

On the final Saturday of August 2017, FERMAT held its first annual Kids’ Day, a fun-filled extravaganza for little tykes and adults alike.  Various contests and attractions were organized: two jumping castles, a fishing contest (not real fish), knocking down a stack of colorful cans with a well-aimed fastball, and… Read more »

Little house on the prairie, by a factory. The villa of Frantisek Wawerka.

August 31, 2017  

Frantisek Wawerka, Sr., who founded a machine tool manufacturing empire in his hometown of Lipnik nad Becvou at the beginning of the 20th century, which later became through many manifestations Strojtos Lipnik/FERMAT Stroje LipnIk, s.r.o. (a member of FERMAT Group), was ever the pioneer in modern industry, and also, architecture…. Read more »

FERMAT Machine Tool provides special BHCR 63/3000 cylindrical grinder made to spec.

August 22, 2017  
New BHCR cylindrical grinder

At FERMAT, the customer’s king.  Our goal’s to satisfy our customers’ requirements to the utmost and manufacture our machines precisely according to their specific needs.  One such case is the recent installation of a custom-built BHCR cylindrical grinder produced by FERMAT’s grinder department, FERMAT Machine Tool, for its customer Bonatrans–who,… Read more »

CNC machining with feeling… or, probing your workpiece like a pro

August 16, 2017  
workpiece probe

Feeler; Merriam-Webster’s definition, noun feel·er \ˈfē-lər\: “an animal organ such as an antenna or palp that is used for testing things by touch or for searching for food.”  In essence, feelers are a type of antenna that probe physical conditions for useful information.  Not to be outdone by simple bugs,… Read more »

FERMAT’s Tag Team pallet exchange system Body Slams the workload!

August 10, 2017  
CC BY-SA 2.0_Broken Hardys Expedition of Gold_Mike Kalasnik

Why waste time constantly setting and resetting workpieces? While you’re machining one, get the other ready for a quick exchange that makes short work of the workload.  FERMAT’s automatic pallet changing system maximizes the workspace and minimizes the downtime.  It allows for easy manipulation of large and heavy workpieces of… Read more »