Category Archives: Machine tool manufacturer

From undamaged factory buildings to one of the largest exhibition grounds in the world—the Hanover Fairground—venue for this fall’s machine tool exhibition EMO 2019

February 22, 2019  
EMO Hannover and Hanover Fairgrounds

It all began when British Occupying Forces organized Germany’s first post-war Export Fair in 1947.  Their aim was two-fold: develop Germany’s exports, which would help the country claw its way out of its economic desolation; and, create a pathway for peaceful growth, putting Germany on its feet, easing the financial… Read more »

DMT Marine Equipment, making waves as a leading manufacturer in the world-wide market in marine winches and naval equipment

February 13, 2019  
DMT Marine Equipment_Winches_Manufacturing_Galati Romania

In late January 2019, Mr. Russ Karimov, FERMAT’s sales manager for Romania, closed a deal with DMT Marine Equipment, S.A., on a brand-new floor-type horizontal boring mill, FERMAT’s WF 15 R, set to grace the factory floor of DMT’s ever-expanding operations in Galati, Romania.  Boasting a hefty 150 mm spindle… Read more »

Indian Update; IMTEX 2019, FERMAT’s standing tall in Hall 4, Stall B-108, showing off its brand-new WFT 13 CNC with a FANUC robot tool changer

January 29, 2019  
IMTEX 2019 FERMAT's stall B 108 in Hall 4

For two more days at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC), you can see FERMAT’s best-selling table-type horizontal boring mill, WFT 13 CNC, with a new twist—not just a FANUC control system, but also a FANUC robot tool changer.  The partnership with FANUC is a natural choice for the Indian… 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 »

Indian Machine Tool Exhibition, IMTEX 2019, Bangalore, India 24-30 January 2019—Better than Bollywood!

January 11, 2019  
Photo: Gujarati film poster, provided under CC BY-SA 3.0 license, for link see footnote.

Tired of going to the movies? If you’re in Bangalore, like machine tools and want to rub elbows with the industry leaders in metalworking technology, manufacturers and customers, drop by Hall 4, Stall B-108, and see FERMAT’s exhibit at IMTEX 2019 in the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) from 24… 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 »

KUKA robot tool changers offer a helping hand, strong-as-steel with a G. I. Joe Kung Fu Grip

November 28, 2018  
G. I. Joe with Kung Fu Grip

FERMAT was one of the first manufacturers of horizontal boring mills to give its customers the option of substituting a standard automatic tool changer (ATC) with a fast and efficient KUKA robot tool changer. Although an ATC is still an excellent choice, a KUKA robot changes tools weighing up to… Read more »

See the latest video from FERMAT Machine Tool: BUC E 63/3000 CNC Grinding a Glass Workpiece

November 21, 2018  
FERMAT Machine Tool New Video_BUC E 63_3000 CNC

FERMAT’s grinder department, FERMAT Machine Tool, has created another impressive cylindrical grinding machine with added features that allow for extraordinary machining capabilities; a sleek, new addition in its successful line of BUC E grinding machines—BUC E 63/3000 CNC.  It’s specially designed for both longitudinal and plunge-cut grinding of cylindrical and conical… Read more »