Tag Archives: machine tools

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 »

Happy New Year 2019—One More Time!

February 8, 2019  
Year of the Pig_FERMAT

Are you a little behind on your New Year’s resolutions?  Haven’t been regularly exercising, still eating sweets? Haven’t started a new hobby, quit smoking, or lost weight?  Not to fear; there’s a brand-new New Year, a second chance to revel in untamed festivities and follow them up with promises of… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

FERMAT—a proud sponsor of the 2017 Highland Games in Uvaly, CR

May 30, 2017  
The Rebel Pipers_Highland Games in Uvaly_FERMAT

Traditional Scottish Highland Games, with all the sporting contests, music, dancing and refreshments, was held in the small town of Uvaly situated on the eastern outskirts of Prague.  This mild-mannered bedroom community provided a stage for the raucous Gaelic gala on Saturday, 20 May 2017. The all-day festivities were organized… Read more »

Odense, Denmark, 28 February to 03 March 2017, Machine Tools of Tomorrow, on show Today! With special guest Ladislav Valdman as Hans Christian Andersen

February 27, 2017  
VMT 2017 Denamrk Machine Tool Exhibition starring Ladislav Valdman as Hans Christian Andersen.

When you read your kids a story, tucking them in bed, spare a thought during this peaceful time of quiet rest for the many creative geniuses who constructed such wonderful worlds of fantasy, such splendid spinners of fairy tales.  Foremost among them is Hans Christian Andersen, who would, undoubtedly, take… Read more »

Birds of a Feather: FERMAT Machine Tool and JANSEN & ZÜHLKE, January 2017

February 14, 2017  
FERMAT Machine Tool's latest cylindrical grinder BHC 100/4000 CNC

With the advent of the Chinese New Year, FERMAT Machine Tool manufactured its largest-ever cylindrical grinder for its German customer JANSEN & ZÜHLKE, an expert in “surface technology.”  With 2017 being the year of the Rooster, in particular the Fire Rooster, what could be better for a company specializing in… 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 »