Category Archives: Travel

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 »

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  
FERMAT Machinery News and Updates for January_February 2017_New Foundation, WFC 10 HS CNC, India_The latest happenings

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 »

The rain in Spain stays mainly in the plain… but also in the Basque Country, but never in a Bodega

January 19, 2017  

Mr. Jan Ferenc, FERMAT’s Director of Sales, and Mrs. Zdena Hoblova, FERMAT’s Area Sales Manager for Spain, took a quick trip to the Basque Country last week to visit a potential customer interested in FERMAT’s powerful and precise horizontal boring mills. The jet-setting duo landed in the capital of Spain’s… Read more »

Rest and Relaxation in Riga, a Baltic Vacation topped off with a Terrific Trade Show

November 28, 2016  
House of Blackheads, Riga, Latvia

Contrary to its dermatologically unsavory name, the House of Blackheads (Latvian: Melngalvju nams, German: Schwarzhäupterhaus) is a bright-faced, stunning beauty; a cultural gem in the glittering crown of Latvia’s capital, Riga.  True, it was bombed flat by Nazi Germany on June 28, 1941, and swept into the dustbin by the Communists in 1948,… Read more »

FERMAT’s Voyage to India

September 2, 2016  
Russ's picture he drew of the bird he saw while waiting for his morning tea

 “Only mad dogs and Englishmen, and Russ, go out in the noonday sun.” —famous Indian proverb Mr. Russel Karimov, FERMAT’s intrepid adventurer and Sales Manager for the Indian Subcontinent, has wrapped up an exciting and vibrant two-week Indian excursion, visiting over a dozen cities, calling upon the most well-established and respected… Read more »