Tag Archives: Czech republic

Coming Soon to a Theater Near You! From FERMAT’s exciting, fun-filled Prague studio (that doubles as a factory), a new Video on FERMAT’s multifunctional VTL, Turning, Drilling, Milling, and much more.

June 13, 2018  
FERMAT machinery manufacturer of horizontal boirng mills and other machine tools_Vertical turning lathe and milling machining_rated G

At the end of May 2018, FERMAT opened its doors to showcase its new, multifunctional VTL, a vertical turning lathe where its ram’s outfitted with a boring spindle that’s powered by a 64-kW motor cranking out 2,000 Nm of torque, allowing a full range of serious milling and machining. Not… Read more »

Football, Soccer, whatever you call it—Game On!

May 16, 2018  
FERMAT Cup 2018 on the field

Machine tools and mild, fun-filled violence go hand-in-hand.  Cutting, ripping, tearing into workpieces of iron or steel is both an art and a sport.  It’s industrial sculpture and manufacturing martial arts rolled into one.  A haiku of 20 metric tons. A nefarious game King Edward III banned football (soccer) on… Read more »

LUCAS service technician, Brian Soldat, training in the Czech Republic

April 11, 2018  
Interview with Brian Soldat

After its acquisition in 2015, LUCAS became the US subsidiary of FERMAT.  It represents the company and sells its wide range of machine tool and accessories under the brand LUCAS.  It also manufactures small parts and provides maintenance and customer service. LUCAS supplies all regions in the US from its… 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 »

FERMAT’s WFT 13 CNC made to order, with modified column and crisp blue suit

January 9, 2018  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_WFT 13 CNC_spindle diameter 130 mm_table type horizontal boring mill

Unlike Henry Ford’s famous remark concerning his Model T in 1909, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants so long as it is black,” FERMAT’s more than happy to oblige all its customers’ fashion demands.  A brand-new table-type horizontal boring mill WFT 13 CNC built… Read more »

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 »

WFT 13 R CNC all decked out in its new fall fashion

October 19, 2017  
FERMAT machine tool manufacturer_WFT 13 R CNC_table type horizontal boring mill 130 mm spindle diameter with 700 mm ram stroke

Known as one of the most powerful and precise table-type horizontal boring mills on the market and loved by manufacturers across the world for its outstanding performance and reliability, FERMAT’s WFT 13 R CNC guarantees excellent machining of large or heavy workpieces weighing up to 20 metric tons.  With its… Read more »

All work and no play

July 28, 2017  
Tomas Slavik FERMAT

Summertime And the livin’ is easy Fish are jumpin’ And the cotton is high Your daddy’s rich And your mamma’s good lookin’ So hush little baby Don’t you cry Unless, of course, you missed out on FERMAT’s 4th annual fun-filled, exciting football tournament (soccer tournament to our friends in the… Read more »

The Czech Republic is 6th in the world in the Global Peace Index

June 13, 2017  
Vision of Humanity_Global Peace Index 2016_Czech Republic is 6 out of 163

That’s not too shabby, to be ranked 6th out of 163 countries in Vision of Humanity’s Global Peace Index, which quantifies, aggregates and summarizes variables accounting for a country’s level of peace enjoyed by its population.  The categories examined range from hard-to-nail-down perceptions of criminality and relations with neighboring countries… Read more »