Category Archives: Innovation

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 »

FERMAT’s Customer to Craft Colossal Components in Cuxhaven, Nordmark, in Czech Republic last week for pre-acceptance of first WRF 160 Heavy specially built for the project

November 16, 2017  
Nordmark_FERMAT Machinery_machine tools_renewable energy_Jan Ferenc_Michael Jacobsen

Last week, Mr. Michael Jacobsen, production manager and founder of Nordmark, and Mr. Jan Ferenc, director of sales at FERMAT, cruised to Cuxhaven, Germany, to check out Nordmark’s manufacturing facility under construction at the Offshore Base Port and Maritime Industry Park at the mouth of the Elbe River. Nordmark specializes… Read more »

Open House at the Technical Secondary School in Prerov

October 25, 2017  
Day of Open Doors_50 year anniversary of the academy of crafts_Technical secondary school_Prerov_Czech Republic

On 6 October 2017, FERMAT participated in an open house at the Technical Secondary School in Prerov, which provides upper secondary education in technical crafts and trades for the 21st century. Our goal was not only to attract future graduates to join FERMAT’s growing workforce at its manufacturing and production… Read more »

WFT 13 R CNC all decked out in its new fall fashion

October 19, 2017  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_WFT 13 R CNC_table type horizontal boring mill 130 mm spindle diameter with 700 mm ram stroke

Known as one of the most powerful and precise table-type horizontal boring mills on the market and loved by manufacturers across the world for its outstanding performance and reliability, FERMAT’s WFT 13 R CNC guarantees excellent machining of large or heavy workpieces weighing up to 20 metric tons.  With its… Read more »

Sam Sikandar, International Trade Officer & Corporate Legal Adviser for LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company

September 19, 2017  

Mr. Sam Sikandar, International Trade Officer and Corporate Legal Adviser for LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company, joined the firm in the spring of 2017.  His responsibility of growing LUCAS’s dealership network has taken off recently with forging new strategic partnerships, securing a transaction in the Americas for the oil and… Read more »

Head to Hannover, Germany, 18-23 September 2017, and see FERMAT’s outstanding exhibit in Hall 13, stand C01, at EMO

September 12, 2017  

EMO is one of the premier European metalworking trade shows.  It’s held on every odd-numbered year (e.g., 2017) with an interesting tripart cycle: 2 shows back-to-back at the Hannover Fairground in Hannover, Germany, and 1 show at the Fiera Milano exhibition center in Milan, Italy.  The acronym comes from Exposition… Read more »

Little house on the prairie, by a factory. The villa of Frantisek Wawerka.

August 31, 2017  

Frantisek Wawerka, Sr., who founded a machine tool manufacturing empire in his hometown of Lipnik nad Becvou at the beginning of the 20th century, which later became through many manifestations Strojtos Lipnik/FERMAT Stroje LipnIk, s.r.o. (a member of FERMAT Group), was ever the pioneer in modern industry, and also, architecture…. Read more »

FERMAT’s Tag Team pallet exchange system Body Slams the workload!

August 10, 2017  
CC BY-SA 2.0_Broken Hardys Expedition of Gold_Mike Kalasnik

Why waste time constantly setting and resetting workpieces? While you’re machining one, get the other ready for a quick exchange that makes short work of the workload.  FERMAT’s automatic pallet changing system maximizes the workspace and minimizes the downtime.  It allows for easy manipulation of large and heavy workpieces of… Read more »

FERMAT & The Space Age

August 2, 2017  
Artist's view of the two configurations of Ariane 6_source_ESA–David Ducros, 2017

It’s easy to forget that without machine tools, there’s no modernity.  Everything would be done by hand, with tools made by hand.  No computers, no cars, no electricity, and for most of us, no clothing, shelter or food.  That said, we can all agree machine tools are extremely important.   And,… 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 »