Tag Archives: Lucas

Meet Camden Gulden

August 29, 2018  
FERMAT LUCAS_Camden Gulden

Mr. Camden Gulden, an amiable American who hails from the “Pine Tree State” (Maine), has taken over the role of Key Account Manager for LUCAS, liaising with dealers throughout the US market. A gentleman and a scholar… and an athlete Mr. Gulden effuses a polite, congenial manner buoyed by a… Read more »

Out with the old, in with the new: 2018 Tax changes allow small businesses in US to purchase more machinery, and LUCAS is there to help

January 5, 2018  
IRS symbol ushering in Tax changes for customers of machine tool manufacturing

No matter how you cut it, small businesses are strongly encouraged to invest in machinery under the new tax law.  The carrots of choice, regardless of the type of legal entity, are the section 179 tax deduction and the 100% bonus depreciation deduction. The section 179 tax deduction on equipment… Read more »

Year in Review: selected highlights for FERMAT in 2017

December 19, 2017  
Mr Jan Ferenc_director of sales at FERMAT_eating Christmas cookies while working on million dollar contracts

As a prospering machine tool manufacturer, FERMAT has much to be happy and thankful for in 2017.  There have been many highlights throughout the year, from new machines to new people and places in markets around the world. While munching on Christmas cookies and cakes, Mr. Jan Ferenc, director of… 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 »

LUCAS 5

October 17, 2016  

Although George has a stellar imagination and an eye for direction, he can’t cut, bore, mill, drill or machine a workpiece weighing up to 15 metric tons.  Sure, the force might be with him, especially when Han Solo and Chewbacca’s got his back, but he’s not as powerful and precise… Read more »

FERMAT’s PRESSL, s.r.o., shares the limelight with LUCAS at the hard-hitting machine tool exhibition in Chicago, IMTS 2016

September 12, 2016  

FERMAT’s branch in Rokycany, Czech Republic, which repairs, retrofits and modernizes older horizontal boring mills, PRESSL, has blown in to the Windy City for IMTS 2016, joining LUCAS at its exhibit in the South Building—Metal Cutting—Booth S-9259.  Completely overhauling and rebuilding an older machine tool can sometimes prove to be… Read more »

LUCAS Gearing Up for IMTS at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 12-17 September 2016, Booth S-9259

September 6, 2016  
IMTS 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago LUCAS Horizontal Boring Mills

McCormick Place is the largest convention center in North America.  Situated near Lake Michigan and just south of downtown Chicago, this vast complex offers a fantastic opportunity to see the latest engineering triumphs and jaw-dropping innovations in machine tool technology on the North American market.  For sight-seeing enthusiasts and hard-working… Read more »

Goodnight, Irene—You’re leaving for Cleveland

April 26, 2016  

Irena Dvorakova, FERMAT’s Sales Coordinator for North America, kissed Prague goodbye and left for Cleveland, Ohio, where she’ll spend the next two weeks at the offices of Lucas Precision, a FERMAT Group company.  Lucas Precision, FERMAT’s doorway to the US market, is a well-respected domestic company with a proud history… Read more »

Rodney and Vince Wrapping up their Two-week Training

January 15, 2016  

Tomorrow brings new opportunities, and with it, new challenges.  Can Rodney Zimmerman and Vince Yurak make it to the airport on time?  Have they packed all their catalogues and souvenirs?  Where is Rodney’s wallet? These are just a few of the interesting changes awaiting the two dauntless LUCAS travelers, Regional… Read more »