Category Archives: Travel

Team Building, January 2018

January 25, 2018  
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FERMAT’s fast-and-furious sales team took a break from international travel and adventure to spend last weekend skiing, making snow angels, and frolicking in a winter wonderland.  Used to high-caloric, 5-star restaurants and the posh life of machine tool salesmen, they all could use the exercise and wholesome, salubrious mountain air. … Read more »

The Easy Life; Another Working Vacation in France

November 30, 2017  
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Last week, Zdena Hoblova, FERMAT’s sales manager for France, visited many customers across the country, in picturesque corners and jazz-driven towns, but the place which captivated her the most was the sensational city of Lyon. Ms. Hoblova, who picks her countries for travel, and length of stay, based on two… Read more »

一口吃不成胖子 (Yì kǒu chī bù chénɡ pànɡzi)

November 9, 2017  
FERMAT Machine tool manufacturer_horizontal boring mill_Chinese Fat Boy on the steps in front of a temple_Beijing China

Our thoughts, exactly. So, you don’t get fat in one meal?  Great news; however, it also means you have to keep at it… that is if you want to get fat—and that’s precisely what we want to do here at FERMAT.  Get fat on China. With that in mind, recently… 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 »

FERMAT—a proud sponsor of the 2017 Highland Games in Uvaly, CR

May 30, 2017  
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Traditional Scottish Highland Games, with all the sporting contests, music, dancing and refreshments, was held in the small town of Uvaly situated on the eastern outskirts of Prague.  This mild-mannered bedroom community provided a stage for the raucous Gaelic gala on Saturday, 20 May 2017. The all-day festivities were organized… Read more »

From Russia with Love: your personal invitation to join FERMAT at the 18th international metalworking exhibition 15-19 May 2017 at the Expocentre in Moscow

May 2, 2017  

Looking for something to do, places to go, people to meet?  Try out the dazzling exhibition hall right in the heart of Moscow, close to the Vystavochnaya and Delovoy Tsentr metro stations.  Conveniently located in an excellent commercial environment, well-paved and handsomely built over, this eccentric nook of metropolitan life… Read more »

FERMAT’s Chinatown. An intriguing trade show set in the exotic Orient, where water rights and machine tools are the backdrop to countless murder mysteries and lucrative deals

March 21, 2017  
Jack Nicholson as J. J., Jake, Gittes in Chinatown

A land famous for great walls, Feng Shui, and lots and lots of people plays host to an action-packed adventure made for the silver screen: the 15th annual China International Machine Tool Show (CIMT) in Beijing, China, 17 – 22 April 2017. Well-versed in the meaning of numbers in Chinese… Read more »

IMTEX Follow-Up, FERMAT’s Success in Bangalore

March 14, 2017  

FERMAT’s booth showcasing its new WFT 13 L CNC at IMTEX from 26 Jan 2017 to 1 Feb 2017, in Bangalore, India, was a hit.  The Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) extravaganza at the Bangalore International Exhibition Centre (BIEC) in Bangalore, India, was the perfect venue for FERMAT’s WFT… Read more »

Following the Amber Road, from Brno to the Baltics

March 7, 2017  
Etruscan Ram's Head Pendant 500 to 400 B.C.

The Amber Road was an ancient trade route stretching from the Baltics to the Adriatic along which precious translucent fossil resin, highly-prized for flashy adornments (especially if it had a nifty bug in it), was swapped for goods and sent south to fill workshops of fastidious jewelry makers with such… Read more »

News and Updates from January and February 2017

February 21, 2017  
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Curious about what goes on behind the scenes in the action-packed world of CNC machine tools?  Want to know more about the jet-setting crew of FERMAT’s elite sales team, always on the go, vacationing in industrial parks and manufacturing facilities all over the world?  Yearning for eagle-eye insight about the… Read more »