Tag Archives: manufacturing

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 »

Open House at the Technical Secondary School in Prerov

October 25, 2017  
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On 6 October 2017, FERMAT participated in an open house at the Technical Secondary School in Prerov, which provides upper secondary education in technical crafts and trades for the 21st century. Our goal was not only to attract future graduates to join FERMAT’s growing workforce at its manufacturing and production… Read more »

Little house on the prairie, by a factory. The villa of Frantisek Wawerka.

August 31, 2017  

Frantisek Wawerka, Sr., who founded a machine tool manufacturing empire in his hometown of Lipnik nad Becvou at the beginning of the 20th century, which later became through many manifestations Strojtos Lipnik/FERMAT Stroje LipnIk, s.r.o. (a member of FERMAT Group), was ever the pioneer in modern industry, and also, architecture…. Read more »

Your best bet is what you spend your money on.

June 22, 2017  

For the past 30 years in the West, it’s become fashion to believe everyone’s better off making their livelihoods in an economy as far away from manufacturing as possible because industry brings dreary benefits to the individual, family and environment (with unrepentant smokestacks belching out pollution à la 1942).  The… Read more »

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

June 13, 2017  
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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 »

See FERMAT’s brand-new milling center, FFC 100, out now on FERMAT & LUCAS Channel!

May 17, 2017  
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FERMAT’s stylish and slick milling center, FFC 100, is a classy piece of work.  This modern machine tool mills workpieces weighing up to 20 metric tons in a clean, compact, fully enclosed operation with hard-hitting power and precision. The FFC 100 milling center is furnished with FERMAT’s own stepless universal automatic milling… Read more »