Category Archives: Travel

FERMAT’s Super Swiss Success: Engages Excellent Exclusive Dealer for Switzerland and Lichtenstein

August 16, 2016  
Swiss Alps passed by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry as he took a helicopter flight from Davos, Switzerland to Zurich on Jan. 25, 2014

Trekking across snow-capped mountains and Alpine meadows, FERMAT’s Director of Sales, Mr. Jan Ferenc, recently visited the Swiss town of Monchaltorf to meet the owner of one of the most successful machine tool dealerships in the land, Mr. Stefan Deak. In early August 2016, after enjoying platefuls of exquisite local… Read more »

Billund or Bust… a Segue to Saeby

June 27, 2016  

Headquarters of the LEGO empire, a realm of plastic construction toys that has won children’s hearts the world over and conquered their parents’ wallets, Billund is the first stop of FERMAT’s daring dart through Denmark.  With its international airport and LEGOLAND amusement park, it was a natural choice for FERMAT… Read more »

Russ Romancing Romania

June 1, 2016  
Picturesque Romanian Square

There’s nothing sexier than a large purse, and that’s just what the EU has endowed Romania with—a voluptuous allocation of gorgeous EU funds through its Regional Operational Programme (ROP) 2014-2020. According to the European Commission’s regional policy website, “the Regional Operational Programme (ROP) aims at promoting smart sustainable and inclusive… Read more »

Off to Luxembourg to visit the Dynamic Duo!

April 22, 2016  
Flag of Luxembourg

Well, not quite.  Actually, it’s Luxemburg, Wisconsin. And, the Duo is one of FERMAT’s incredible creations, a double-headed monster, a gigantic floor type CNC horizontal boring machine, the WRF 160 DUO CNC.  It’s two columns (Y axes surging 5 meters high), each wielding a powerful headstock, machine with ferocity, independently,… Read more »

Cruising through the Carolinas; a Day trip to Delta Mold, Charlotte, NC

March 22, 2016  
Delta Mold Inc.

In early March, FERMAT’s Director of Sales, Jan Ferenc, and Paul Mandelbaum, President of Lucas Precision, a FERMAT Group company, called on a crafty Carolina customer, Delta Mold, the leading mold maker, service and repair facility of the “Queen City” of Charlotte, North Carolina.  Established 1978, Delta Mold has shaped… Read more »

Living High on the Hog: EU Funds Fuel a Feeding Frenzy in Bulgaria as Manufacturers Hunger for Machine Tools

March 10, 2016  
Bulgarian Cuisine

In a show of Slavic solidarity, Mr. Russel Karimov, FERMAT’s Sales Manager for Bulgaria, who hails from the industrial town of Sterlitamak, the second largest city in the Republic of Bashkortostan, Russia, a machine-tool Mecca in Soviet times, visited FERMAT’s leading dealer in Sofia, the company Polymeta C, to map… Read more »

Prague to Milan, a Weekend Getaway

March 3, 2016  
Flight over the Alps from Prague, Czech Republic, to Milan, Italy, on an ATR 72-500

How many blades does it take to propel an ATR 72-500 aircraft (which has a length of 27.2 meters, a wingspan of 27.1 meters, is carrying a load of 22,500 kg, and flying at a maximum speed of 695 km/h) over the Alps, from Prague to Milan?  FERMAT’s Director of… Read more »

What’s in a name? that which we call a German company By any other name would smell as sweet (so long as it’s in the Handelsregister)

February 29, 2016  

On 24 February 2016, Jan Ferenc, Sales Director at FERMAT Machinery, packed his lunch and took a delightful excursion to Germany to spend a very pleasant day in the Bavarian town of Regensburg.  After a brief time sightseeing, admiring the historical grandeur of such an important crossroads of culture and… Read more »

A Croatian Vacation; Brushing the Hungarian Border Barrier and Visiting Industrial Customers

February 25, 2016  

When most visualize a week-long getaway to sunny Croatia, they picture the diamonds of the Dalmatian coast, picturesque seaside resorts where the blue waters of the Adriatic lap against bright beaches and suntanned tourist stroll through UNESCO sites steeped in history. Though that’s nice, it’s not for FERMAT.  It’s not… Read more »