Rodney Zimmerman, Sales Manager at LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company, on a recent tour of FERMAT’s manufacturing facilities in Prague and Brno with potential customers from the US. His story, in his own words and photos.

July 3, 2017  

As a native Floridian, I grew up with the attitude that air conditioning is an essential element of modern life.  I have carried that sentiment into adulthood, and into the Great Lakes area of the United States where I now live.  I run my air constantly in the house and… Read more »

Taming the Bedouins of Brno; FERMAT’s design and training departments no longer roam the wide industrial expanse.

June 28, 2017  
FERMAT Design Department taking a rest and contemplating new machine tools

The wildly feisty and free-spirited designers of FERMAT’s powerful and precise table-type and floor-type horizontal boring mills, as well as its outstanding milling heads, have finally given up their rugged independence and have now settled down in a happy marriage of opposites with FERMAT’s stolid, brainiac training department.  They are… Read more »

Your best bet is what you spend your money on.

June 22, 2017  

For the past 30 years in the West, it’s become fashion to believe everyone’s better off making their livelihoods in an economy as far away from manufacturing as possible because industry brings dreary benefits to the individual, family and environment (with unrepentant smokestacks belching out pollution à la 1942).  The… Read more »

The Czech Republic is 6th in the world in the Global Peace Index

June 13, 2017  
Vision of Humanity_Global Peace Index 2016_Czech Republic is 6 out of 163

That’s not too shabby, to be ranked 6th out of 163 countries in Vision of Humanity’s Global Peace Index, which quantifies, aggregates and summarizes variables accounting for a country’s level of peace enjoyed by its population.  The categories examined range from hard-to-nail-down perceptions of criminality and relations with neighboring countries… Read more »

FERMAT’s new fixed-column Gantry; top-quality power and precision, at a very affordable price

June 5, 2017  

Looking for a brand-new, solid, powerful and precise gantry at a very affordable price?  We have the machine for you.  Without compromising quality, FERMAT has manufactured an economical version, one with fixed columns and a movable bed shifting the workpiece along the X axis, toward and away from the milling… Read more »

FERMAT—a proud sponsor of the 2017 Highland Games in Uvaly, CR

May 30, 2017  
The Rebel Pipers_Highland Games in Uvaly_FERMAT

Traditional Scottish Highland Games, with all the sporting contests, music, dancing and refreshments, was held in the small town of Uvaly situated on the eastern outskirts of Prague.  This mild-mannered bedroom community provided a stage for the raucous Gaelic gala on Saturday, 20 May 2017. The all-day festivities were organized… Read more »

Great Goats in Coats! FERMAT rams the competition in Poznan, 6-9 June 2017, at ITM POLAND 2017 / MACH-TOOL Polska

May 22, 2017  
Poznan Goats

Nothing could be better for the adventurous machine tool tourist and travelling extraordinaire in western Poland than to slip by Poznan and take in the modern wonders of FERMAT’s own innovation, technology, and machines, i.e., FERMAT’s exhibition of its horizontal boring mills and cylindrical grinders at ITM Polska, in Poznan,… Read more »

See FERMAT’s brand-new milling center, FFC 100, out now on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel!

May 17, 2017  
FERMAT Milling Center FFC 100_machine tools manufacturer_metalwork_machining_milling

FERMAT’s stylish and slick milling center, FFC 100, is a classy piece of work.  This modern machine tool mills workpieces weighing up to 20 metric tons in a clean, compact, fully enclosed operation with hard-hitting power and precision. The FFC 100 milling center is furnished with FERMAT’s own stepless universal automatic milling… Read more »

FERMAT’s brand-new milling center, FFC 100, online soon in action-packed video!

May 10, 2017  

FERMAT’s milling center marvel, its snazzy, heavy-duty FFC 100, stars in the latest technological machine tool thriller shot in a breathtaking location of FERMAT’s factory in the metalworking Moravian town of Lipnik nad Becvou.  Ensconced in the eerie shadow of a daunting castle ruin, and bedecked in Gothic and Renaissance… Read more »

From Russia with Love: your personal invitation to join FERMAT at the 18th international metalworking exhibition 15-19 May 2017 at the Expocentre in Moscow

May 2, 2017  

Looking for something to do, places to go, people to meet?  Try out the dazzling exhibition hall right in the heart of Moscow, close to the Vystavochnaya and Delovoy Tsentr metro stations.  Conveniently located in an excellent commercial environment, well-paved and handsomely built over, this eccentric nook of metropolitan life… Read more »