Category Archives: Czechia

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  
Sorte Luigi_WFT 15 R

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 »

New Video is out on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel: WFT 11 with 2 Rotary Tables

March 21, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_horizontal boring mills_table type_spindle diameter 110 mm_milling_machining_WFT 11 CNC

This fancy, handsome and well-built WFT 11, a smaller version of FERMAT’s WFT 13, sports a spindle diameter of 110 mm and a spindle travel of 730 mm, has an X axis of 2 meters, Y axis of 2 meters, and Z axis of 1.25 meters.  For quick and smooth… Read more »

Lights, Camera, Action! Another thriller shot in Lipnik nad Becvou, starring FERMAT’s WFT 11 with two CNC rotary tables!

March 14, 2018  

Last week, FERMAT’s rough-n-ready film crew descended upon the quaint, picturesque town of Lipnik nad Becvou, a beautiful abode of metalwork and manufacturing, nestled below Helfstyn castle and straddling the main rail line from Prague to Ostrava.  This Central Moravian municipality blends centuries of culture and commerce in a friendly,… Read more »

German Get-Together

March 6, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_meeting in Feb 2018 with German speaking dealers_Brno Czechia

Last month, FERMAT hosted another of its wildly-popular German gatherings, a two-day gala at the no-nonsense, very proper Marriott in Brno.  The congenial happening allowed FERMAT machine tool dealers from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland to rub elbows and learn the latest developments in FERMAT’s ever-expanding portfolio of machine tools and… Read more »

FERMAT’s Seat at the Oil-Rich Feast of the Middle East

February 28, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_horiztontal boring mills_130 mm spindle diameter_new machines at ITAG in Doha_Qatar

FERMAT recently installed two of its most popular table-type horizontal boring mills, WFT 13 CNC, in Doha, Qatar.  FERMAT’s customer, ITAG International Qatar, is part-and-parcel of The Arabian International Petroleum Corporation (AIPC) which bought ITAG Celle in 2001.  ITAG Celle was founded in 1912 by Hermann von Rautenkranz, and it… Read more »