Category Archives: Czech Republic

Lucky number 6. Nordmark picks up its sixth WRF 160 Heavy at a pre-acceptance in Brno

February 15, 2018  
WRF 160 Heavy at preacceptance in Brno with view of another column in the works

Recently, Nordmark swung by FERMAT’s manufacturing facilities in Brno, Czech Republic, for pre-acceptance of its 6th WRF 160 Heavy.  Like all of FERMAT’s gigantic WRF 160 Heavy floor-type horizontal boring mills, its headstock is built between two columns for maximum stability.  The powerful headstock, which has a spindle extension of… Read more »

Another WFT 13 CNC, FERMAT’s best-selling table-type horizontal boring mill, finds a happy home in India.

February 1, 2018  
Adiyogi_isha

With Indian manufacturing increasing, its demand for even more sophisticated machine tools has also climbed steadily, growing at a fine tempo to match increasing profits from high-quality machining, milling, and metalwork. In the December 2017 update from the India Brand Equity Foundation (IBEF), a trust established by the Department of… Read more »

Team Building, January 2018

January 25, 2018  
FERMAT Machine Tool Manufacturer_horizontal boring mills_Czech Republic_Czechia_skiing_Jan Kropacek_snow angel

FERMAT’s fast-and-furious sales team took a break from international travel and adventure to spend last weekend skiing, making snow angels, and frolicking in a winter wonderland.  Used to high-caloric, 5-star restaurants and the posh life of machine tool salesmen, they all could use the exercise and wholesome, salubrious mountain air. … Read more »

Introducing FERMAT’s WFT 15 R with an innovative, rack-and-pinion table travel along X axis

January 16, 2018  
Machine Tools_master slave motor_25 metric ton_cnc rotary table_rack and pinion_x axis over 7 meters long_table type horizontal boring mill WFT 15 R

Ever-ready to tackle problems head on, FERMAT has built a special table-type horizontal boring mill with an X axis 7.7 meters long for a customer in Slovenia.  It’s FERMAT’s hard-hitting table-type horizontal boring mill WFT 15 R CNC, which boasts a spindle diameter of 150 mm, spindle extension of 730… Read more »

FERMAT’s WFT 13 CNC made to order, with modified column and crisp blue suit

January 9, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_WFT 13 CNC_spindle diameter 130 mm_table type horizontal boring mill

Unlike Henry Ford’s famous remark concerning his Model T in 1909, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black,” FERMAT’s more than happy to oblige all its customers’ fashion demands.  A brand-new table-type horizontal boring mill WFT 13 CNC built… Read more »

Out with the old, in with the new: 2018 Tax changes allow small businesses in US to purchase more machinery, and LUCAS is there to help

January 5, 2018  
IRS symbol ushering in Tax changes for customers of machine tool manufacturing

No matter how you cut it, small businesses are strongly encouraged to invest in machinery under the new tax law.  The carrots of choice, regardless of the type of legal entity, are the section 179 tax deduction and the 100% bonus depreciation deduction. The section 179 tax deduction on equipment… Read more »

Year in Review: selected highlights for FERMAT in 2017

December 19, 2017  
Mr Jan Ferenc_director of sales at FERMAT_eating Christmas cookies while working on million dollar contracts

As a prospering machine tool manufacturer, FERMAT has much to be happy and thankful for in 2017.  There have been many highlights throughout the year, from new machines to new people and places in markets around the world. While munching on Christmas cookies and cakes, Mr. Jan Ferenc, director of… Read more »

Cultural Events for FERMAT Family and Friends

December 13, 2017  
Brno,_Mahenovo_divadlo,_hlediště_(1)_by Palickap_under CC BY SA 4.0 license_Brno Theater_Moravia_Czech Republic

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the wonderful world of machine tools, industry, manufacturing, and the raw power of tearing through angry workpieces of iron or steel.  The dynamics of creating the real tools that shape our modern existence can often leave the die-hard machine tool manufacturer removed from… Read more »

Video’s out describing FERMAT’s new gantry built specifically to its demands. Nothing else like it on the market.

December 5, 2017  
FERMAT Gantry in Lipnik nad Becvou_Czech Republic

FERMAT’s new multitask gantry was specially designed to meet its own production demands: extremely powerful and precise machining and top-notch performance, requirements for making the vital components of FERMAT’s WRF series floor-type horizontal boring mills. The gantry, custom-built for FERMAT, is made in mirror form, with two double columns on… Read more »

Small Arms, Tractors, Machine Tools and More…

November 22, 2017  
CSR_soldiers_ZB_vz_26 Czechoslovakian soldiers using ZB vz 26 light machine gun_Brno_machine tool manufacturer and 1200px-ZB_vz._26_at_Great_Patriotic_War_museum_in_Smolensk

A recent visit by a FERMAT customer from the US, an enthusiast of history, machine tools, firearms, and Czech language, was not only a pleasure for our sales team, but also an educational impulse for us to uncover more about the story of machine tool production, including horizontal boring mills… Read more »