Category Archives: Czechia

New video on FERMAT’s CNC 5-axis horizontal milling machine now playing on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel

August 14, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer new CNC 5 axis continuous milling machine FGU with Servo drive universal automatic milling head

FERMAT’s new 5-axis horizontal milling machine utilizes FERMAT’s own servo-drive universal automatic milling head (UHAmi SDHS) that rotates ± 180° on 2 axes (A and C), driven by a total of 4 servomotors with pinions, 2 on each rotary axis, master-slave, that eliminates backlash. It has a speed of 5,000… Read more »

So, you think you know somebody? In today’s spotlight, Mr. Jakub Kominka, the mild-mannered head of FERMAT’s training department and film production team

August 8, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_Jakub Kominka at Cesky Krumlov

Many of you recognize Mr. Jakub Kominka for his intellectual, linguistic and excellent pedagogical skills, but how many of you realize he’s an accomplished sword-wielding showman, an acrobatic thespian in the historical performance group Skupina Historického Šermu Grál (SHS Grál).  SHS Grál, the “Grail,” was founded in Brno in the… Read more »

FERMAT’s in-house charity drive to help man’s best friend

July 3, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_Tlapky na ceste_civic association_dog in basket

A charming in-house charity drive was churning all through June, 2018.  FERMAT’s soft-hearted, canine-cuddling human resource department collected gifts and goodies, food and treats for dogs big and small, earmarked for the organization Tlapky na ceste, Paws on their Way.  This civic association helps dogs without regard to breed or… Read more »

Coming Soon to a Theater Near You! From FERMAT’s exciting, fun-filled Prague studio (that doubles as a factory), a new Video on FERMAT’s multifunctional VTL, Turning, Drilling, Milling, and much more.

June 13, 2018  
FERMAT machinery manufacturer of horizontal boirng mills and other machine tools_Vertical turning lathe and milling machining_rated G

At the end of May 2018, FERMAT opened its doors to showcase its new, multifunctional VTL, a vertical turning lathe where its ram’s outfitted with a boring spindle that’s powered by a 64-kW motor cranking out 2,000 Nm of torque, allowing a full range of serious milling and machining. Not… Read more »

Football, Soccer, whatever you call it—Game On!

May 16, 2018  
FERMAT Cup 2018 on the field

Machine tools and mild, fun-filled violence go hand-in-hand.  Cutting, ripping, tearing into workpieces of iron or steel is both an art and a sport.  It’s industrial sculpture and manufacturing martial arts rolled into one.  A haiku of 20 metric tons. A nefarious game King Edward III banned football (soccer) on… Read more »

Another week, another holiday. Today, Tuesday, May 8th, FERMAT’s closed… again

May 8, 2018  
All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy_FERMAT style holiday

Although some of our employees were sad to hear the news, FERMAT has closed the curtains and locked the doors in observance of today’s state holiday, Liberation Day, commemorated on May 8th, also known as VE Day (Victory in Europe Day).  No doubt most of our employees would rather be at work,… Read more »

FERMAT’s new Palletization System, now out on Video!

May 2, 2018  
FERMAT Machinery_machine tool manufacturer_horizontal boring mills_WFT 15_FERMAT palletization system explained

Straight out of FERMAT’s super-secret skunkworks buried deep in the heart of Moravia comes this innovative palletization system that speeds up production and eliminates down-time. Manufacturing runs at a fast clip as you mill and machine with fury on the pallet inside the protective covering, while another workpiece is set… Read more »

Casing the joint; FERMAT goes to the town of Dobris to see the sites and visit Bobcat’s new Innovation and Development Center for an upcoming video

April 17, 2018  
FERMAT Machinery_Bobcat_Dobris chateaux

Last week, members of FERMAT’s video production team called on an important customer in the Central Bohemian town of Dobris, located about 40 km south of Prague.  The customer, Bobcat Doosan, recently purchased a shiny, new FERMAT WFT 13 CNC for its innovation and development center, built alongside Bobcat’s extensive manufacturing… Read more »

LUCAS service technician, Brian Soldat, training in the Czech Republic

April 11, 2018  
Interview with Brian Soldat

After its acquisition in 2015, LUCAS became the US subsidiary of FERMAT.  It represents the company and sells its wide range of machine tool and accessories under the brand LUCAS.  It also manufactures small parts and provides maintenance and customer service. LUCAS supplies all regions in the US from its… Read more »

Decked out in dazzling blue, a new WFT 15 R finds a good home in one of the most populous and richest regions in Italy, Lombardy, despite the fact they tried to kill Charles IV.

April 4, 2018  
Officiana meccanica Sorte Luigi

Here at FERMAT, we’ll let bygones be bygones.  Especially when it comes to Medieval intrigue and warfare.  However, our bookworm historians on the factory floor might raise an eyebrow that we’re shipping our machines to the fair lands south of the Alps, the wealthy industrial, commercial, and cultural lands young… Read more »