Tag Archives: cnc horizontal boring mill

From undamaged factory buildings to one of the largest exhibition grounds in the world—the Hanover Fairground—venue for this fall’s machine tool exhibition EMO 2019

February 22, 2019  
EMO Hannover and Hanover Fairgrounds

It all began when British Occupying Forces organized Germany’s first post-war Export Fair in 1947.  Their aim was two-fold: develop Germany’s exports, which would help the country claw its way out of its economic desolation; and, create a pathway for peaceful growth, putting Germany on its feet, easing the financial… Read more »

Now out on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel: FERMAT’s automatic milling heads—How they’re made

January 15, 2019  
How to build CNC automatic milling head_FERMAT

Last month, FERMAT’s footloose and fancy-free film crew travelled to the core of modern machine tool manufacturing, to the cavernous works of FERMAT’s main facilities in Brno, Czech Republic, to document the many intricate parts and procedures required to make the very best automatic milling heads on the market. The… Read more »

Fresh from the factory floor and out soon on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel: FERMAT’s automatic milling heads—How they’re made

December 18, 2018  
How to make universal milling head_filming the process_Mr. Jakub Kominka guards the set_FERMAT

On a snowy Wednesday last week, FERMAT’s intrepid film crew journeyed to the industrial heartland of modern machine tool manufacturing, to FERMAT’s main factory in Brno, Czech Republic.  Aside from fine camaraderie and great gadgetry, the easygoing visit also offered superb insight into the various parts and procedures required to… Read more »

Breaking the ice in style. FERMAT visits its dealer in Canada, presents the colors, and enjoys a luncheon, an open house with barbeque, and an outdoor party with live music.

September 20, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_Seawolf class sub_Los Angeles class_arctic ice_USN photo by MC 2nd class Micheal H Lee

At the beginning of September, Ms. Irena Dvorakova, FERMAT’s sales representative for Canada, ventured to the Great White North to participate in an open house organized by FERMAT’s Canadian dealer, Megatel, at its spacious offices in Windsor, Canada. Megatel has been in the machine tool business since 1980.  As stated… 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 »

New Video showing continuous 5-axis CNC milling and machining with FERMAT’s own electric spindle right-angle automatic milling head.

May 22, 2018  
FERMAT Machinery machine tool manufacturer_continuous 5-axis CNC milling and machining_with right angle E-PHAmi electrospindle automatic milling head

FERMAT’s new electric-spindle, right-angle automatic milling head (E-PHAmi) combined with FERMAT’s WFT 13 CNC is the perfect solution for customers looking for a powerful table-type horizontal boring mill with a strong output and continuous 5-axis milling and machining.  It can machine large workpieces of iron and steel weighing up to… Read more »

Casing the joint; FERMAT goes to the town of Dobris to see the sites and visit Bobcat’s new Innovation and Development Center for an upcoming video

April 17, 2018  
FERMAT Machinery_Bobcat_Dobris chateaux

Last week, members of FERMAT’s video production team called on an important customer in the Central Bohemian town of Dobris, located about 40 km south of Prague.  The customer, Bobcat Doosan, recently purchased a shiny, new FERMAT WFT 13 CNC for its innovation and development center, built alongside Bobcat’s extensive manufacturing… Read more »

Decked out in dazzling blue, a new WFT 15 R finds a good home in one of the most populous and richest regions in Italy, Lombardy, despite the fact they tried to kill Charles IV.

April 4, 2018  
Officiana meccanica Sorte Luigi

Here at FERMAT, we’ll let bygones be bygones.  Especially when it comes to Medieval intrigue and warfare.  However, our bookworm historians on the factory floor might raise an eyebrow that we’re shipping our machines to the fair lands south of the Alps, the wealthy industrial, commercial, and cultural lands young… Read more »

German Get-Together

March 6, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_meeting in Feb 2018 with German speaking dealers_Brno Czechia

Last month, FERMAT hosted another of its wildly-popular German gatherings, a two-day gala at the no-nonsense, very proper Marriott in Brno.  The congenial happening allowed FERMAT machine tool dealers from Germany, Austria, and Switzerland to rub elbows and learn the latest developments in FERMAT’s ever-expanding portfolio of machine tools and… Read more »

“Here’s looking at you, kid.”

February 22, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_horizontal boring mills_German sales team_Kai Forster_new composite cover plate for the headstock

That famous line of Humphrey Bogart to Ingrid Bergman in the 1942 movie classic, Casablanca.  Rumor has it that it was either written-in last minute or ad-libbed, based on Bogart teaching Bergman how to play poker on set, in between takes.  No matter the inspiration, it has become an unforgettable… Read more »