Category Archives: LUCAS

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 »

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

September 19, 2017  
Sam Sikandar LUCAS a FERMAT Group company machine tool manufacturer

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 »

Rodney Zimmerman, Sales Manager at LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company, on a recent tour of FERMAT’s manufacturing facilities in Prague and Brno with potential customers from the US. His story, in his own words and photos.

July 3, 2017  

As a native Floridian, I grew up with the attitude that air conditioning is an essential element of modern life.  I have carried that sentiment into adulthood, and into the Great Lakes area of the United States where I now live.  I run my air constantly in the house and… Read more »

LUCAS 5

October 17, 2016  

Although George has a stellar imagination and an eye for direction, he can’t cut, bore, mill, drill or machine a workpiece weighing up to 15 metric tons.  Sure, the force might be with him, especially when Han Solo and Chewbacca’s got his back, but he’s not as powerful and precise… Read more »

Goodnight, Irene—You’re leaving for Cleveland

April 26, 2016  

Irena Dvorakova, FERMAT’s Sales Coordinator for North America, kissed Prague goodbye and left for Cleveland, Ohio, where she’ll spend the next two weeks at the offices of Lucas Precision, a FERMAT Group company.  Lucas Precision, FERMAT’s doorway to the US market, is a well-respected domestic company with a proud history… Read more »

Coming Soon to a Theater Near You! New video spotlights FERMAT’s most popular product, a machine for all markets—WFT 13 CNC

April 1, 2016  
WFT 13 R CNC Brno Assembly Hall FERMAT Video Production

In FERMAT’s manufacturing facilities in Brno, a new video has been shot starring the most well-liked and favorite table-type CNC horizontal boring mill on the market, FERMAT’s exquisite WFT 13 CNC.   The video, which should be finalized by the end of April (no fooling), will provide an amazing glimpse into… Read more »

Cruising through the Carolinas; a Day trip to Delta Mold, Charlotte, NC

March 22, 2016  
Delta Mold Inc.

In early March, FERMAT’s Director of Sales, Jan Ferenc, and Paul Mandelbaum, President of Lucas Precision, a FERMAT Group company, called on a crafty Carolina customer, Delta Mold, the leading mold maker, service and repair facility of the “Queen City” of Charlotte, North Carolina.  Established 1978, Delta Mold has shaped… Read more »

Rodney and Vince Wrapping up their Two-week Training

January 15, 2016  

Tomorrow brings new opportunities, and with it, new challenges.  Can Rodney Zimmerman and Vince Yurak make it to the airport on time?  Have they packed all their catalogues and souvenirs?  Where is Rodney’s wallet? These are just a few of the interesting changes awaiting the two dauntless LUCAS travelers, Regional… Read more »