Tag Archives: manufacturing

Another giant on the rise: FERMAT’s building an even bigger gantry in Brno.

August 22, 2018  
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It looks like an Imperial Walker straight out of Star Wars.  But this behemoth’s even more handy, especially if you’re taking on the Rebel Alliance.  With it, you can build all sorts of incredible machines, including Death Stars, that will help you dominate the galaxy… or at least make a… 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 »

New Video is out on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel: WFT 11 with 2 Rotary Tables

March 21, 2018  
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This fancy, handsome and well-built WFT 11, a smaller version of FERMAT’s WFT 13, sports a spindle diameter of 110 mm and a spindle travel of 730 mm, has an X axis of 2 meters, Y axis of 2 meters, and Z axis of 1.25 meters.  For quick and smooth… Read more »

FERMAT’s Seat at the Oil-Rich Feast of the Middle East

February 28, 2018  
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FERMAT recently installed two of its most popular table-type horizontal boring mills, WFT 13 CNC, in Doha, Qatar.  FERMAT’s customer, ITAG International Qatar, is part-and-parcel of The Arabian International Petroleum Corporation (AIPC) which bought ITAG Celle in 2001.  ITAG Celle was founded in 1912 by Hermann von Rautenkranz, and it… Read more »

“Here’s looking at you, kid.”

February 22, 2018  
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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 »

In 2016, Global Electricity Consumption was 24,816.4 TWh. (To grasp this number, imagine counting each watt… for 786,925,562.36 years.)

February 9, 2018  
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Like the old saying goes, “Electricity doesn’t grow on trees; it grows in the clouds.”  But, harnessing it is rather tricky. Instead, to drive our modern economy forward and enjoy the luxuries we’ve come to love, such as lighting, indoor plumbing, the Internet, smartphones, and electric tea kettles, we’ve resorted… Read more »

Introducing FERMAT’s WFT 15 R with an innovative, rack-and-pinion table travel along X axis

January 16, 2018  
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Ever-ready to tackle problems head on, FERMAT has built a special table-type horizontal boring mill with an X axis 7.7 meters long for a customer in Slovenia.  It’s FERMAT’s hard-hitting table-type horizontal boring mill WFT 15 R CNC, which boasts a spindle diameter of 150 mm, spindle extension of 730… Read more »

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

January 9, 2018  
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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 »

FERMAT’s Customer to Craft Colossal Components in Cuxhaven, Nordmark, in Czech Republic last week for pre-acceptance of first WRF 160 Heavy specially built for the project

November 16, 2017  
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Last week, Mr. Michael Jacobsen, production manager and founder of Nordmark, and Mr. Jan Ferenc, director of sales at FERMAT, cruised to Cuxhaven, Germany, to check out Nordmark’s manufacturing facility under construction at the Offshore Base Port and Maritime Industry Park at the mouth of the Elbe River. Nordmark specializes… Read more »

On the move, FERMAT’s sales team cruises through European cultural hubs and industrial zones

November 1, 2017  
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Last week, members of FERMAT’s adventurous sales team split ways, flying north and south to visit manufacturing hubs in the Baltics and Mediterranean. Ms. Alena Jecmikova, FERMAT’s sales manager for Italy, and Mr. Jan Ferenc, FERMAT’s director of sales, took an early-morning flight to Milan and spent the day travelling… Read more »