Tag Archives: Brno

Cultural Events for FERMAT Family and Friends

December 13, 2017  
Brno,_Mahenovo_divadlo,_hlediště_(1)_by Palickap_under CC BY SA 4.0 license_Brno Theater_Moravia_Czech Republic

It’s easy to get wrapped up in the wonderful world of machine tools, industry, manufacturing, and the raw power of tearing through angry workpieces of iron or steel.  The dynamics of creating the real tools that shape our modern existence can often leave the die-hard machine tool manufacturer removed from… Read more »

Small Arms, Tractors, Machine Tools and More…

November 22, 2017  
CSR_soldiers_ZB_vz_26 Czechoslovakian soldiers using ZB vz 26 light machine gun_Brno_machine tool manufacturer and 1200px-ZB_vz._26_at_Great_Patriotic_War_museum_in_Smolensk

A recent visit by a FERMAT customer from the US, an enthusiast of history, machine tools, firearms, and Czech language, was not only a pleasure for our sales team, but also an educational impulse for us to uncover more about the story of machine tool production, including horizontal boring mills… Read more »

A look back, FERMAT’s act of charity for the children’s home Dagmar

October 5, 2017  
FERMAT charity drive_cleaning supplies and toiletries for children of Detsky domov Dagmar_Brno_Czechia

In the fiercely competitive world of modern industry, sometimes it’s easy to forget the true definition of success lies not only in excellence in manufacturing, service and sales, but also in the benefits a company provides its community.  With the heart of FERMAT’s manufacturing and assembly halls in Brno, it’s… Read more »

Sam Sikandar, International Trade Officer & Corporate Legal Adviser for LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company

September 19, 2017  

Mr. Sam Sikandar, International Trade Officer and Corporate Legal Adviser for LUCAS, a FERMAT Group company, joined the firm in the spring of 2017.  His responsibility of growing LUCAS’s dealership network has taken off recently with forging new strategic partnerships, securing a transaction in the Americas for the oil and… 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 »

Taming the Bedouins of Brno; FERMAT’s design and training departments no longer roam the wide industrial expanse.

June 28, 2017  
FERMAT Design Department taking a rest and contemplating new machine tools

The wildly feisty and free-spirited designers of FERMAT’s powerful and precise table-type and floor-type horizontal boring mills, as well as its outstanding milling heads, have finally given up their rugged independence and have now settled down in a happy marriage of opposites with FERMAT’s stolid, brainiac training department.  They are… 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 »

Join us at the International Engineering Trade Fair in Brno, Czech Republic, Pavilion P, Stand 008, October 3-7, 2016, for entertainment, hospitality, machine tools.

September 20, 2016  

The International Engineering Trade Fair (MSV) is the premier industrial trade show in Central and Eastern Europe.   Boasting an annual participation of over 1,500 exhibitors and 75,000 visitors from 59 countries worldwide, MSV offers an excellent opportunity for manufacturers of machine tools and potential customers to meet, discuss, and strike a… Read more »

FERMAT Supporting Sports and Funding Festivals

June 23, 2016  
Projection area in the Meditation Garden of the Church of St. Jacub

FERMAT’s main production facilities in Brno, along with its branch in Lipnik nad Becvou, are putting the final touches on a fun-filled and exciting weekend (25-26 June 2016) guaranteed to entertain both die-hard sports fanatics and film-gorging couch potatoes alike.  FERMAT’s annual soccer tournament, the FERMAT Cup, will kick off… Read more »

FERMAT’s Favorite Table-type Horizontal Boring Mill Takes Command, with a Robust Column, Large Spindle—and Powerful Optional Ram

May 12, 2016  

FERMAT’s most popular table-type horizontal boring mill WFT 13 CNC incorporates the latest technology and design concepts affording manufactures worldwide the most efficient and cost-effective machining of large and heavy workpieces in its category.  It handles the toughest manufacturing demands with a rugged column, a robust headstock, a spindle diameter… Read more »