Category Archives: machining

Breaking the ice in style. FERMAT visits its dealer in Canada, presents the colors, and enjoys a luncheon, an open house with barbeque, and an outdoor party with live music.

September 20, 2018  
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At the beginning of September, Ms. Irena Dvorakova, FERMAT’s sales representative for Canada, ventured to the Great White North to participate in an open house organized by FERMAT’s Canadian dealer, Megatel, at its spacious offices in Windsor, Canada. Megatel has been in the machine tool business since 1980.  As stated… Read more »

AMB’s the place to be. See FERMAT’s WFT 13 CNC and speak with its representatives at the international metalworking exhibition (AMB) held in Stuttgart, Germany, 18 – 22 September 2018

September 12, 2018  
FERMAT Machine tool manufacturer to be at AMB_2018_hall 9_stand 9D74

Swing by Stand 9D74, Hall 9, and see FERMAT’s most popular table-type horizontal boring mill WFT 13 CNC up-close and personal.  Chat with FERMAT’s gregarious, affable, yet drop-dead serious, German sales team and find out about the power and precision of FERMAT’s machine tools.  From table-type and floor-type horizontal boring… Read more »

A new generation of giants

September 5, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_ WRF floor type horizontal boring mills_second generation_Goya_El_coloso

FERMAT’s series of colossal floor-type horizontal boring mills has just beefed up and cut the fat.  With an even stronger build and a firmer design, the new-and-improved heavyweight champions need less headroom and can reach farther down to strike terror at ground level. FERMAT’s clever cabal of machine tool designers… Read more »

Meet Camden Gulden

August 29, 2018  
FERMAT LUCAS_Camden Gulden

Mr. Camden Gulden, an amiable American who hails from the “Pine Tree State” (Maine), has taken over the role of Key Account Manager for LUCAS, liaising with dealers throughout the US market. A gentleman and a scholar… and an athlete Mr. Gulden effuses a polite, congenial manner buoyed by a… Read more »

Another giant on the rise: FERMAT’s building an even bigger gantry in Brno.

August 22, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_gantry construction in Brno

It looks like an Imperial Walker straight out of Star Wars.  But this behemoth’s even more handy, especially if you’re taking on the Rebel Alliance.  With it, you can build all sorts of incredible machines, including Death Stars, that will help you dominate the galaxy… or at least make a… Read more »

New video on FERMAT’s CNC 5-axis horizontal milling machine now playing on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel

August 14, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer new CNC 5 axis continuous milling machine FGU with Servo drive universal automatic milling head

FERMAT’s new 5-axis horizontal milling machine utilizes FERMAT’s own servo-drive universal automatic milling head (UHAmi SDHS) that rotates ± 180° on 2 axes (A and C), driven by a total of 4 servomotors with pinions, 2 on each rotary axis, master-slave, that eliminates backlash. It has a speed of 5,000… Read more »

So, you think you know somebody? In today’s spotlight, Mr. Jakub Kominka, the mild-mannered head of FERMAT’s training department and film production team

August 8, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_Jakub Kominka at Cesky Krumlov

Many of you recognize Mr. Jakub Kominka for his intellectual, linguistic and excellent pedagogical skills, but how many of you realize he’s an accomplished sword-wielding showman, an acrobatic thespian in the historical performance group Skupina Historického Šermu Grál (SHS Grál).  SHS Grál, the “Grail,” was founded in Brno in the… Read more »

Become part of the design team

July 10, 2018  
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FERMAT’s launching a new line of WFT 13 CNC on linear guideways.  Tell FERMAT which components you’d prefer in a table-type horizontal boring mill, and help us design a machine with standard features to suit your needs.  What’s important to you, what should we focus on, which selection from the… Read more »

FERMAT’s in-house charity drive to help man’s best friend

July 3, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_Tlapky na ceste_civic association_dog in basket

A charming in-house charity drive was churning all through June, 2018.  FERMAT’s soft-hearted, canine-cuddling human resource department collected gifts and goodies, food and treats for dogs big and small, earmarked for the organization Tlapky na ceste, Paws on their Way.  This civic association helps dogs without regard to breed or… Read more »

The Dalian Travels—Messrs. Jan Ferenc and Lubos Janousek make their way to Manchuria, eat well, close deals, spy North Korea

June 26, 2018  
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In May 2018, Mr. Jan Ferenc, FERMAT’s director of sales, and Mr. Lubos Janousek, PRESSL’s sales director with over 20 years’ experience in the Chinese market, ventured to the heart of Manchuria (Northeast China) with the aim of not only having a good time but also to secure business deals… Read more »