Category Archives: Czechia

Brand-new WFC 10 CNC built for Bastuck Maschinenbau GmbH at FERMAT’s facilities in Lipnik nad Becvou

March 19, 2019  
WFC 10 CNC crosswise table-type horizontal boring mill spindle diameter 110 mm

In February 2019, FERMAT representatives invited its German customer Bastuck Maschinenbau GmbH (Bastuck) to Lipnik nad Becvou for pre-acceptance of its brand-new, made-to-order WFC 10 CNC.  This compact table-type horizontal boring mill has a fixed column providing excellent rigidity; its ingenious crosswise CNC rotary table construction allows the table to… Read more »

In South Africa, FERMAT’s done well, with a winning shipment to Bell Equipment

February 26, 2019  
FERMAT Horizontal boring mill WFT 11 CNC with FANUC control system_FERMAT Speed Clamp_Robotic tools storage system with KUKA robot_Brno Czechia

Earlier this month, Mr. Jan Kropacek, FERMAT’s sales manager for South Africa, enjoyed a wonderful working vacation in the Rainbow Nation, visiting FERMAT’s customer Bell Equipment, a major manufacturer of mining, construction, agricultural, forestry, and material handling equipment. W. D. Hearn, FERMAT’s dealer and local service partner in South Africa,… Read more »

Happy New Year 2019—One More Time!

February 8, 2019  
Year of the Pig_FERMAT

Are you a little behind on your New Year’s resolutions?  Haven’t been regularly exercising, still eating sweets? Haven’t started a new hobby, quit smoking, or lost weight?  Not to fear; there’s a brand-new New Year, a second chance to revel in untamed festivities and follow them up with promises of… Read more »

FERMAT’s sales manager for Latin America invites Mexican dealer to Czech Rep. to tour facilities, talk shop, and see Prague

January 23, 2019  
Protecnic Soluciones CNC_visiting FERMAT

On Friday, 18 January 2019, FERMAT’s sales manager for Latin America, Ms. Stephanie Figueredo, enjoyed the opportunity to show FERMAT’s main manufacturing and assembly halls in Brno, Czech Republic, to a well-established machine tool dealer in the Mexican market, Mr. Alfredo Nevarez, Director of Protecnic Soluciones CNC. Building a good… Read more »

Now out on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel: FERMAT’s automatic milling heads—How they’re made

January 15, 2019  
How to build CNC automatic milling head_FERMAT

Last month, FERMAT’s footloose and fancy-free film crew travelled to the core of modern machine tool manufacturing, to the cavernous works of FERMAT’s main facilities in Brno, Czech Republic, to document the many intricate parts and procedures required to make the very best automatic milling heads on the market. The… Read more »

Fresh from the factory floor and out soon on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel: FERMAT’s automatic milling heads—How they’re made

December 18, 2018  
How to make universal milling head_filming the process_Mr. Jakub Kominka guards the set_FERMAT

On a snowy Wednesday last week, FERMAT’s intrepid film crew journeyed to the industrial heartland of modern machine tool manufacturing, to FERMAT’s main factory in Brno, Czech Republic.  Aside from fine camaraderie and great gadgetry, the easygoing visit also offered superb insight into the various parts and procedures required to… Read more »

Buy a machine, win a tour of Brno!

December 13, 2018  
Brno Spilberk castle_Valmet_St Peter and Paul

Mr. Jakub Kominka, in addition to being head of FERMAT’s education and film production depts., has taken on the new role of FERMAT’s foreign-born tour guide of Brno.  Hospitality is his middle name.  So, on the latest occasion of a pre-acceptance visit by a FERMAT customer, Mr. Kominka went all-out…. Read more »

Free capacity in production; order your new milling head today, have it by summer

December 6, 2018  
milling heads_FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_Czechia

With another fine year behind it, FERMAT’s not wanting to rest on its laurels but get ahead of the game, utilizing the free capacity it now has in its milling head production to offer you a chance to receive your very own, brand-new FERMAT milling head by summer 2019, and… Read more »

From the Andes to the Alps, a Colombian climber who’s scaled some of the highest peaks ascends FERMAT’s Latin America sales team.

November 6, 2018  
FERMAT Brno_Czech Republic_Stephanie Figueredo

Last week, on Wednesday, 31st October 2018 (while everyone else was gearing up for Halloween), Ms. Stephanie Figueredo travelled to Brno to visit FERMAT’s main manufacturing and assembly plants.  Mr. Jakub Kominka, head of FERMAT’s training department, gave her the grand tour. Ms. Figueredo, who hails from Colombia, has recently… Read more »

THK stands for “Toughness,” “High Quality,” and “Know-how.”

October 30, 2018  
THK Co. of Japan_Mr. Akihiro Teramachi_Mr. Toshiki Matsuda

Two weeks ago, FERMAT enjoyed a special visit from one of its suppliers, THK Co., Ltd.  The Japanese company manufactures an array of machine tool components (one of its earliest successes was the development and commercialization of LM guides, which solved many difficulties arising from linear motion and rolling contact)…. Read more »