Category Archives: Travel

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 »

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 »

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

June 26, 2018  
FERMAT horizontal boring mills_machine tool manufacturer_Chinese dragon

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 »

Watch the new video on Lakics Gépgyártó Kft. shot in the picturesque Hungarian town of Kaposvár now out on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel

June 5, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer loves those who love steel, Lakics Gepgyarto Kft, metalwork, milling, machining, wind turbines

The video’s a rich and colorful narrated tour of Lakics Gépgyártó Kft. (Lakics) metalworking capabilities by its CEO, and a splash of the beautiful town of Kaposvár, Hungary. For over 30 years, Lakics has been machining and assembling large, welded steel structures, frames for generators and electric motors, stators, end… Read more »

Team Building, January 2018

January 25, 2018  
FERMAT Machine Tool Manufacturer_horizontal boring mills_Czech Republic_Czechia_skiing_Jan Kropacek_snow angel

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  
Bouchon_Restaurant_Lyon_001_(Trishhhh)_by Trishhhh_under license CC BY 2.0_original cropped

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  
The Rebel Pipers_Highland Games in Uvaly_FERMAT

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 »